Hong Kong’s supermarket smack-down!

Where to find that spicy deli mustard perfect for your Summer bbq? Or that real Vermont maple syrup that elevates pancakes to the next plateau? Hong Kong’s reputation as a shopping bonanza isn’t just limited to clothing and electronics. It’s time for a trip to Hong Kong’s upscale supermarkets! (more…)

Cut & Paste design battle coming to H.K.!

I received a message from Cut & Paste who are interested in locating Hong Kong’s talented young designers to compete in a unique tournament on November 10th. The Cut & Paste design competition is held only in eleven cities internationally. The premise is to showcase designers making their creations live before a large audience. Judges […]

Miskeen party feat. Pras from Fugees

The body as a canvas; the t-shirt as art Thursday night I stopped by the launch party for the American brand Miskeen. Originally from Philadelphia, Miskeen has grown into a collective of over thirty artists who hand paint t-shirts. The style of the artwork is a cross between graffiti and the street art you could […]

July First fireworks!!!

Hong Kong’s buildings provide a dramatic backdrop to almost anything. Christmas lights, boats, clouds, and sunsets all take on a new significance against the city’s skyline, but fireworks in particular look amazing. (more…)

The CLOT third anniversary party!

I’m almost back to normal after a long week of parties and events, the climax being the third anniversary of CLOT on Friday night. CLOT is the multi-dimensional company formed by the actor and singer Edison Chen with several of his close friends. In three short years, CLOT has made a name for itself collaborating […]

IMAGE Top Model competition at Volar!

Thursday night was the third edition of the IMAGE Top Model event at Volar. What started off as a networking event for the modeling industry and a showcase for new talent, has morphed into a runway competition that packs the club. (more…)

D.J. Cash Money returns to Dragon-i!

I was attending a birthday party at HALO on Wednesday night, so I arrived at Dragon-i towards the end of d.j. Cash Money’s set. He’s been to Hong Kong several times over the past three years, and he plays a combination of classics mixed with the latest Hip Hop hits. (more…)

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Confessions of a Hong Kong movie junkie!

I’ll let you in on a little secret: growing up watching Shaw Brothers and Golden Harvest kung fu films every Saturday is one of the reasons I live in Hong Kong today! The long and winding path that led me to Hong Kong is actually film related. The steps along the way included volunteering for […]

Sole Town!

Thursday night I attended a major event – the launch of Sole Town, a new shoe and accessories mega-store in Causeway Bay. This is no low key shop. Located at a busy intersection in Hong Kong’s shopping mecca, Sole Town takes up the entire first floor of Hang Lung Centre. It’s about as high foot-traffic […]

Macau – an architectural marvel?

Last Tuesday I spent the day walking around Macau. I’ve been there several times and it’s fun for a change of scenery. As far as the lay of the land, Macau is divided into three parts: the Macau peninsula, which is attached to China at Zhuhai, and the territory’s two islands, Taipa and Coloane. So […]