Around Town

Bowling Back in Dongguan

Chic Fun Bowl, named as a homophone of Qifeng mountain, recently opened on the second floor of Dongcheng Market. At the moment, it’s the only bowling club in Dongguan’s city

The Next Level: Isle in The Sky

Isle in The Sky is a thrilling new addition, having taken things to another level. The bar spared no expense and it certainly shows, with a dual bar layout and

Taste the Real DG: Lao Guancheng Restaurant

Walking along Zhen Hua Road, a sweet smell hangs in the air, coming from a pot of tong bat lat (glutinous rice balls boiled in hot syrup) and by a

Purple Buns and All: Homie Hot Dog

We can talk about fine dining another time, because this place deserves its acclaim this month—Homie Hot Dog in Moon Bay Plaza, Dongcheng. With such a catchy name, yes, it

Smooth Drinking: Rough Tale Whiskey Bar

Nancheng remains a great place to enjoy the nightlife and local foods, even now offering some new malls as well as night clubs. But, since the end of last year,

Dongguan’s First Harp Studio

Carty Harp is the first harp studio in Dongguan. At the end of 2018, its opening concert demonstrated the glamor of harp for Dongguaners to admire. And as something a

America in Houjie: Dreams

Houjie struggles to cater to Western palates compared to bountiful Dongcheng, so it was a pleasant surprise when I recently heard that it has its first restaurant-bar run by a

SKYWAY American Football Academy

Located at the top of the almost-renovated Moon Bay Plaza, with its iconic red color, SKYWAY American Football Academy is dedicated to helping kids become more able physically and mentally.

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