Bad Monkey: The Worst Ape of All

It seemed odd that the name and logo of this bar is exactly the same as the now famous establishment in Dali. And though it wasn’t clear if the two

Temple Bar and Brewery: A Pint for the Gods

Tucked slightly into a narrow alley, at some far-off industrial area in Nancheng is a petite Chinese house with just enough room for a plain picnic table, opposite a finely

N Deli: Not Quite A Deli

When walking into N Deli it is easy to wonder what this place actually makes. It certainly doesn’t look like a quaint spot that might sell prepared foods like Corner’s

NEMO Bar: Finding Nemo is easy

It was just past midnight when I stumbled upon NEMO, a budding bar nestled in Dongcheng’s upper walking street. A quaint place surrounded by obscure retail shops and a few

Getting Ziggy with it: Ziggy’s Bar & Grill (CHANG’AN)

Ziggy’s Bar & Grill (CHANG’AN) Dongguan expats are, all-too-often, known to restrict themselves to their cosy Dongcheng confines, but those that dare venue off the beaten track are often richly

Bar Review: The Groove Cafe

A Groovy Kinda Place: The Groove Cafe They come and they go; they come and they go. Making your mark on the Dongguan bar scene is tough, staying their even

H is For Hip: H Club

Dongguan nightclubs come and go, but with H Club there is a new kid on the block and he is eager to show his swagger. Built and designed by the

A Bar Called Wanda: Wanda Lobby Bar

When it is comes to going out for drinks with friends on a Friday night, nobody jumps up and down squealing, “We gotta check out the new hotel bar.” Instead

Bar Without Patrons: Faith Music Pub

It’s Friday night and I’m sitting around the corner from my office on Dongcheng walking street, in a bar on Dongcheng walking street, watching a music video that is shot

Dongguan’s Izakaya: Bar Seraph (六翼天使)

Shielded from plain sight is the hidden gem, Bar Seraph. Not that it’s hard to find next to Helen’s Bar; it’s just new and not well known. Past the entrance,