Posts From Giliam Johan Winckler

River Retreat: Bund 18

Picture this: serenity, music, soft sofas, cocktails, a view…Captivated, your eyes drift on the river toward an end that you don’t fully know, whether it’s mid-afternoon or moonlight. This is

Heart in the Art: LF Bar

Dongguan is full of surprises. Tucked away between several imposing buildings on Nancheng’s Hongyuan Avenue, the last place in the world you’d expect it to be, LF Bar entices you

Style And Substance: Maiwie Cocktail Bar

Lady Dongguan remains an inimitable one and she doesn’t disappoint with this new cocktail bar, let me tell you. In fact, she ups the ante and modishly welcomes you up

Food & Fate: Destiny Coffee

Back home, it is often the case whereby getting together with family on a Sunday for coffee and breakfast at a local restaurant is the norm, before going straight back

Class IN A Glass: JW Whiskey

Situated across the road from the big Culture Center theater complex in Wanjiang, the exterior of this two-month-young whiskey bar makes it fit in seamlessly with the surrounding shops and

A Winning Menu: A-One (Dongcheng)

Yes! Dongguan finally has a sports restaurant that absolutely gets what its customers want. And they deliver in spades, make no mistake. Upon walking in, you’re straight away struck by

Lunch/Dinner, Anytime: AnyThai (Nancheng)

Man, I firmly believe the food that remains among the best in the world is most certainly Thai, defined really by its light touch, spicy edge and strong aromas. When

New Chef In Town: Amigos

Walking into the place, memories of shooting pool, birthday parties and some of the best nights in Dongguan still lingered in the air, leaving me with a knowing smile. Amigos

Business or Pleasure: Carmen Bar at the Pullman

The Pullman Dongguan Forum is already well known across town for its professional and stylish interior, as well as its restaurants and services. Have you tried their bar though? Carmen

American Classic: Grateful Q

Imagine a trendy two-story venue, situated right behind Yong Hua Ting—Dongcheng Walking Street—with fresh homemade food every day. Then you’ve just begun to understand what Grateful Q is all about.