Ciao for now? Il Giglio Restaurant (Humen)

Considering that Humen is a port town with a bustling garment industry, which sees a regular influx of foreigners, it might come as quite a surprise that there are scant

Yingchao Theme Private Cinema

At Yingchao Theme Private Cinema, you can enjoy all the entertainment features from your local movie theater, while avoiding crying babies, smelly food and people arriving late or coming and

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

Gecko Bar and Grill (Chang’an): Best Burger in DG?

Situated on the Dongguan-Shenzhen border, Chang’an remains to be one of Dongguan’s most modern townships. Just around the corner from bar street—and virtually in the shadow of the town’s flagship

ShangRun Pottery

Evolving from a utilitarian container to now elegantly decorating designer homes, pottery has come a long way. Stretching many centuries back in Chinese history, countless skillfully crafted pieces are found

SINGLE BUT NOT LONELY: SINGLE BAR & RESTAURANT

While living in Dongguan (which for me has been just about three weeks), people often say that all the best fun happens at the expat hotspots around Dongcheng. I wanted

A BITE OF OLD SAIGON: MINT VIETNAMESE RESTAURANT

Just opening a couple of months ago is a colorful spot in the restaurant scene of DynaCity Shopping Center. The banner and pictures hung around advertise a bold Vietnamese cuisine,

It Might Get Loud: Hutaoli Music Restaurant & Bar

Located in Vanke City Plaza, Dongcheng, it’s a bit outside the well-traveled Bar Street area, but worth the detour. As you approach the mall and see the jungle covering the

Romance in Houjie: Al Pozzo

Six years ago, HERE! had a taste of a fledgling Italian eatery way out in Houjie. Deciding it was high time for a return visit to this now firmly established

La Cote d’Azur: Français En Dongguan

For more than two decades, Simon Wong and Lionel Lee gained some serious skills working as chefs in Hong Kong Michelin-starred restaurants. Now, with years of experience in hand, they