Batou Goes global: Enjoy Bar, Xiaba Fang (Batou)

Batou, or Xiaba Fang, has got to be the most fun, versatile and mysterious playground in Dongguan, for no matter where one goes here, one stands in awe of the

A Modern Utopia? Utopia Stubborn Style

  I love exploring the town of Houjie—the further you go, the more shops, bars and restaurants (old and new) you seem to find. Just a 5-minute stroll from the

A unique drink: B Quarter (Nancheng)

An old factory in Nancheng has been converted into a new lifestyle mall, complete with coffee and flower shops, clothing stores from up-and-coming local labels and all surrounded by great

Irene’s Bar: Moving up the Block

Nobody ever visits Houjie without making a pit stop at Irene’s bar. For over six years, one of Houjie’s hotspots was located behind the Hyatt hotel on the upper west

Spring Bar and Club: Spring Is in the Air

Passing through the giant gates of Spring doesn’t quite give an impression of a flowery field, however, there was definitely something in the air. The minute we arrived, we knew

Cocktails In A Box

A few years ago, I lived with a pair of childhood friends in a raucous bachelor pad where we always kept one tradition. While cringing in hangover each Sunday, we

Chic Drinks & Photos: Victor Bar

A line of flower baskets decorating the newly opened Victor is just the first detail that’s building a sense of prestige and I was here for the spoils. A waitress

Let It Be: The Beatles bar (Humen)

I had been searching for a decent Western-style bar ever since I first stepped foot in Humen over four years ago. From my experience, Kansas City in the Grand Noble

Drowning in Pleasure: Someone Special Brewpub

It took us a while before we met Someone Special. We passed by the place a couple of times before realizing that it was not a liquor store, but an

The Treehouse: The House of Madness

Though you may not imagine so upon first entry, The Treehouse is popular haunt hidden at the back of Batou Village. No piece of furniture here seems to be the