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Hong Kong's top 10 speakeasies

Big, brash and bombastic Hong Kong speaks another language when it comes to drinking establishments. Its burgeoning breed of speakeasies are sexy, chic – and thanks to Hong Kong’s labyrinthine alleyways, streets and myriad commercial buildings – devilishly hard to find.<p>Here are Hong Kong’s 10 best …

L.A. Taco King Esdras Ochoa Becomes Global Taco King with New Hong Kong Hotspot

The massive success of 11 Westside seems so unlikely to Ochoa, a chef who started his professional cooking career with a parking-lot taco stand in …

Where to Eat in Hong Kong Right Now

Our methodology is simple. We asked ourselves to be really honest, like “last meal” honest, about the food we live and fly for, and we canvased our trusted network of writers, chefs, and restaurateurs for the dishes they can’t stop dreaming about thereafter. What follows is the print-it-out …

Best things to do at Hong Kong Disneyland

As the first Disneyland in China, Hong Kong Disneyland is on everyone’s list of the best things to do in Hong Kong. Home to thrilling rides like …

Walt Disney Company

Mooncakes from heaven : Hong Kong's sweet obsession

It is one of Hong Kong‘s most treasured food traditions: the buying, giving and eating of “mooncakes” to mark mid-autumn festival, celebrated in …

That’s so Hong Kong: exhibition shows city’s creative excellence, and takes you on a trip down memory lane

What captures the essence of our city, what is so very Hong Kong? For some people it is the red, white and blue striped canvas bags, for others the …

The 10 best new restaurants in Hong Kong

From the intimate Little Bao to the atmospheric Ho Lee Fook<p>Hong Kong, being one of the world’s most visited cities, encourages chefs to open up …

The Best Rooftop Bars to Grab a Drink at in Hong Kong

It’s no secret that the food and nightlife in Hong Kong is outrageously good. As the name of my website suggests, I’m a sucker for Yoga, a healthy …

Hong Kong’s Top 10 Instagram Hotspots

The only metropolis in the world that is sandwiched between golden beaches, towering peaks, Gotham-like skyscrapers, and lots, and lots of people …

Wine Bars In Hong Kong: Sassy’s Picks For Your Wine and Cheese Fix

Classified<p>We can always count on Classified to satisfy our cravings, and it has a special that’s sure to get you as excited as we are! <b>Every month</b> …

The 15 Hottest New Restaurants in Hong Kong

Today, Eater returns to Hong Kong to check in on 15 newish restaurants that have been garnering some serious buzz. As with the Hong Kong 38, we've tapped local food writer Janice Leung Hayes to offer her picks for the hottest openings of the past 12 months.<p>Among her selections are restaurants …

First Timer's Guide to the Hong Kong | Your Hong Kong Stopover Guide

<b>A visit to Hong Kong promises the ultimate blissful assault to the senses. From the moment you step off the MTR into the heady, sticky air at</b> …

Sham Shui Po: The Ultimate Guide

Despite its longstanding reputation as a working class neighbourhood, Sham Shui Po is a mecca for shopoholics in Hong Kong. Electronics, computer …

Hong Kong

Hong Kong drops BBC World Service after four decades of transmission

Radio Television Hong Kong (RTHK) has dropped BBC World Service from its programming after four decades of transmission and has replaced it with …

Eating Breakfast Like a HK Local: Dim Sum

Dim Sum is probably the most well recognized food item from the Chinese Cuisine. Everyone knows about dim sum, although I would say that a lot of …

Food & Dining

Hong Kong closes busy beaches after palm oil spill clogs coast

‘White, oily substance’ arising from ship collision lines the shores amid increasing concerns about pollution and rubbish<p>Ten busy Hong Kong beaches were closed on Sunday after palm oil spilled from a ship collision in mainland Chinese waters.<p>Photographs showed styrofoam-like clumps lining the …

The Best Barbecue Spots in Hong Kong

Cooking up some summer fun Nothing says summer quite like the smoky smell of a barbecue. When the weather is nice, the best thing to do is fire up …

Asia Travel

Homelessness, Poverty and Injustice: Touring Hong Kong’s Darker Side

HONG KONG — Among the crowds on Kweilin Street in the run-down Hong Kong neighborhood of Sham Shui Po, Alla Lau darted between street signs, peering at the backs of them until she found what she was looking for. She beckoned a group of tourists, mostly white, in flip-flops and with American accents.<p>…

The best places to go glamping in Hong Kong

We all deserve a lil’ R&R every once in a while and that’s what staycations are for. Sometimes you just need to get out of the city and reconnect …

Hong Kong

Triads, Riots and the Deterioration of Law Enforcement in Hong Kong

To date, most Hong Kong Police (HKP) Officers feel that a once well-ordered society is fast eclipsing, post 1997, as is evident by recent public disturbances, from the Umbrella Revolution (2014) (UR) to the Mongkok Riots (2016) (MKR). To them, the Special Administrative Region (SAR) is not facing …

Millennials are paying up to $3,400 per month to live in this Hong Kong 'Skypark' — take a look inside

As millennials continue to migrate to high-priced urban areas, some are choosing to live in co-living spaces: dorm-style residential buildings in which they rent a single room and get access to shared amenities.<p>In Hong Kong, Dutch architecture firm Concrete has designed a luxury complex for …

Hong Kong

10+ Shocking Photos Reveal What It’s Like To Live In Hong Kong’s ‘Coffin Cubicles’

With a population of nearly 7.5 million and very little developable land remaining, Hong Kong has become the least affordable housing market, making …

Hong Kong's automated-sushi restaurant: An attempt to not interact with any humans

Workers are frequently told robots are coming for their jobs, while fast food employees are already starting to see automation creep into their …

Robots

8 Places Transforming the Hong Kong Food Scene

In a city where change is a constant, two restaurant fanatics reveal the best of the brand-new and the ultra classic.<p><i>In a city where change is a</i> …

Drone video shows off Hong Kong’s vertical architecture

It’s mesmerizing<p>In recent years, Hong Kong has become a muse in the realm of architectural photography. Its densely packed, vertical apartments have inspired mind-boggling images from the side, from below, and above. Architect Mariana Bisti’s latest film falls distinctly into the latter camp. Shot …

The Decline of Hong Kong and the Future of Asian Liberalism

Twenty years ago this month, Hong Kong embodied the hopes and dreams of an emerging liberal century. The United Kingdom handed control of the island …

Hong Kong

Where to go if you want a specially tailored suit in Hong Kong

HONG KONG: Since colonial times, Hong Kong has been the place to go for quality shirts and bespoke suits at reasonable prices. But the abundance of …

Hong Kong

Top 10 things for visitors to do in Hong Kong

<b>(CNN) —</b> In Hong Kong , we know better than anyone that time means money. So we'll waste no time getting to the list of the best of Hong Kong.<p>Whether you have a week or a day, mix and match these top city experiences for an unforgettable trip.<p>1. Victoria Harbour, up close<p>The Hong Kong skyline is …

Hong Kong

Hong Kong’s Future in Doubt

Hong Kong has long been considered an Asian jewel, a vibrant free-market economy and global financial center known for its rule of law and democracy. Yet now, after 20 years as a semiautonomous Chinese city, there are more reasons than ever to worry whether it will be able to retain the special …