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Lan Kwai Fong

Tyler Brule lights up the crowd

I’d never heard of Salon No 10 before, but that’s hardly surprising since Lan Kwai Fong – which as an area seems to move inexorably south – is not my habitat. Salon No 10 lurks behind a solid uninviting door on the ground floor at Number 10 Arbuthnot Road.

Wednesday, 29 May, 2013, 12:00am

Restaurants targeted by officials in raid on 'Rat Alley' in Lan Kwai Fong

Up to 10 officers were involved in the raid on Wednesday that saw three restaurants closed down for the night in Wing Wah Lane - a short alley that extends off D'Aguilar Street and which got its nickname because of the rodents that used to inhabit it. A spokesman said the department had received several complaints recently about obstruction caused by tables and seats placed outside the restaurants.

3 Mar 2013 - 5:14am 1 comment

Bogus monks' nightly pub crawl with begging bowls

In Lan Kwai Fong on Friday, a monk dressed in an orange robe was seen begging for alms by tapping men on the shoulder. 

24 Feb 2013 - 5:02am 1 comment

Fun and health mix in Lan Kwai Fong

Mr Lan Kwai Fong Allan Zeman’s redeveloped New California Tower in Lan Kwai Fong is scheduled to open a year from today, on September 10, 2013, with a mix of lifestyle (for which read gyms) restaurants, clubs and bars.

11 Sep 2012 - 12:05pm

Film review: stale cocktails all round in Lan Kwai Fong sex romp

Wilson Chin Kwok-wai's Lan Kwai Fong 2 delivers absurd drama and lazy sub-plots in a failed attempt to redeem himself from last year's theatrical misrepresentation of Hong Kong's infamous party district.

26 Aug 2012 - 5:19am

Night shift in Lan Kwai Fong as locals give the street a new look

With the heart of Lan Kwai Fong under reconstruction, there's an undeniable shift happening in the city's most well-known clubbing hotspot and a new, raunchy film has transferred this trend on to the silver screen.

26 Aug 2012 - 5:18am

Pin-ups watch you dine in the Strip House

5/F, Grand Progress Building, 15-16 Lan Kwai Fong, Central

Tel: 2521 8638

Open: Monday-Saturday noon-3pm, 6.30pm-10.30pm (Friday and Saturday until 11pm)

Cuisine: New York-style steakhouse

Price: HK$700, not including drinks or the 10 per cent service charge.

23 Aug 2012 - 9:18am

Police deny triads are on the rise in Lan Kwai Fong

A police insider has rejected a media report that the entertainment district of Lan Kwai Fong has become a hotbed of triad activity, with recent triad-linked arrests in the area put down to a fight rather than gangster activities.

29 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

A fresh take on an old Chinese story

London-born Jamie Higgins has been in Hong Kong for 22 years. Previously synonymous with Lan Kwai Fong, where he managed the hip Post 97 and Mecca/Club 97, he later worked with the Epicurean Group restaurant chain, set up Jaa Bar with colleagues Ann Tsang and Andrea Boston, and has recently partnered with Shizh Hoi Ping to open The Monogamous Chinese restaurant.

5 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Bars

Alhambra

4/F Ho Lee Commercial Building, 38-44 D'Aguilar Street, Central. Tel: 2804 6611. Worth a repeat visit for a vibe that invites lingering, but stick to the classic cocktails. Recommended: the mojitos (HK$80) were a treat.

Angel's Share

5 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

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