Rustic Thai in DG: Thai Pai Dong (泰排挡)

Named after Dai Pai Dong—the large snack booths you’ll find littered across Hong Hong since World War II, but now are scattered throughout Guangdong—where people scarf down steaming bowls of

Going Non-Traditional: Buddy Hotpot

If you’ve lived awhile in China, you’re already familiar with the ceremony of gathering around a big, boiling pot of spiced-water and throwing in anything you can imagine with a

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

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

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,

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

Blakester’s: The Future of Burgers

Blakester’s parades a distinctly Polynesian vibe, which extends from the logo all the way down to the homely—romantic, even—kitsch decorations. It’s not exactly what it is that quite catches your

Dip-It Mediterranean Restaurant: Take a Quick Dip

The orange colored-theme of this restaurant embodies warmth from the outset and when you try the food, it’s exactly what you get: healthy, tasty and kindly welcoming. The open-plan kitchen

Tonya: A Taste of Japan

There’s a big chance that you will miss this restaurant as you walk by. It doesn’t so much as have an English logo or sign, but miss it at your