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Joe Bananas

Single-minded pursuit of a HK sole mate

It was no surprise that, after the news broke about Hong Kong being home to almost a quarter of a million single women in their 30s and 40s the phones began to ring.

Saturday, 1 September, 2001, 12:00am

Do you come here often ...?

Location: Joe Bananas.

Time: Wednesday night, 10.30 pm.

Target: Singaporean air hostess, mid-20s wearing knee-length tights. Sitting at a table with friends.

TH: Nice tights. Do you do all your shopping in mainland China? T: Noooo, these are from Hong Kong. They are very fashionable.

TH: You sure? T: Of course. It says so in magazines.

27 Nov 1994 - 12:00am

Disc Jockey

NAME: The expatriate disc jockey.

REAL NAME: Andy, Steve, Ian, Lee, Perry Berkowitz (aka Larry London), Rick O'Shea.

1 May 1994 - 12:00am

Going bananas over Ronnie's 'show of the year' role

RONNIE Yip Yuk-hing's conversion to superstar status continues unabated with news she is to star in the ''show of the year, if not the decade''.

18 Jul 1993 - 12:00am

Barking up the wrong tree

ALTHOUGH I have only worked at Joe Bananas for a few months, it appears that every time I pick up the South China Morning Post, and read Keeping Posted there is criticism, in some form or other, towards Joe Bananas or one of the Mad Dogs pubs. What grudge does the author of this column have against these places?

8 Jan 1993 - 12:00am