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The wrap 36 COVER STORY

46 Community

That's PRD Food and Drink Awards 2014 All that's best of dark and bright meet for one big party.

Charity doubles down, p46

Three to See

art

p29

exhibitions

QUOTE of the issue

"I give my dancers different themes and exercises such as moving like an animal, running water, stones... and material like a big piece of paper, wine, honey or flour to dance or move with." Choreographer Sylvie Xing Chen explains her eclectic dance philosophy P32

68 (GZ), 66 (SZ) EVENTS GZ

Mo

SZ

P56

Wine of the Month December 5-7

December 17

December 14

Christmas Market

Alessandro Lanzoni Trio

Parade Through Macau

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8 CITY 12 In the year 2014 Highs and lows of the last 12 months.

20 LIFESTYLE 22 Qipao 101

How to rock China’s legendary dress.

24 Goelia 225

Walking through the lookingglass.

28 ARTS 30 Milk & Water A vampire revisionist tale.

34 Frog Noble Prize winner Mo Yan's latest work.

56 EAT & DRINK 60 Joy Vege (GZ) Harmonious fusion.

58 Doors Chillout Lounge (SZ) No sauce for you!

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Editor's Note It’s been another gluttonous year at That’s PRD. Sometimes it seems like all we do is eat, gorge, devour, masticate, nosh or just inhale everything, from pizza and curries to foie gras and entrecote. If the grand dame of gastronomy Julia Child was right and people who love to eat are always the best people, then we surely rank among the most wonderful folks in the south – excepting, of course, those glorious chefs and restaurateurs that feed our food frenzy. Those kings among men are celebrated in this issue with a rundown of all the winners from the That’s PRD Food and Drink Awards, the region’s premier event for those who absolutely adore stuffing their faces. Whether it’s French, Japanese, Italian or Indian, the denizens of Guangzhou and Shenzhen have spoken and crowned their favorites. And let’s not forget the drinking part – heaven forbid! Clubs, bars and breweries have all been included in our expansive list of the best places to go for a rowdy night out or a calming glass of vino. Turn to p36 to see who picked up accolades this year! The end of the year is a time to reflect (or so I’m told). To help the PRD’s residents round up the year that was, we have compiled all the heroes, villains, fashion trends and faux pas, obligatory food scandals and artistic achievements of 2014 (p12). Instead of having to relate all the wonders and horrors you have lived through in China in the past 12 months over roast turkey

and Christmas pudding, just chuck a magazine at your family and friends and let them pore away to their hearts’ content. In our experience, it saves a lot of time repeating the same stories to every curious soul back home again… and again… and again… Speaking of being homeward bound, now is the perfect time for women to pick up that must-have Chinese outfit: the qipao. Don’t know what styles and cuts suit you? Flick over to p22 where we have a rundown of the essential aspects of the iconic dress to help you out. With the Year of the Goat looming, it’s time to assess where you want to go in 2015. Now is the moment to seize the day and thoroughly chew over the future, chomping down on the toughto-swallow past and savoring on the palate the juicy morsels to come – now I think of it, this brings us back to food, the ultimate metaphor for life. In the words of Mark Twain, "The secret of success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside.” That’s certainly been our approach here at the magazine. Of course, those who are at all health conscious might want to digest our fitness column from K2Fit’s Kara Wutzke (p20). I, on the other hand, will be leaving all those concerns about jiggly bits till after Christmas… and New Year… and maybe Spring Festival… Tom Lee Editor in Chief

Thank you to all our cover stars this month who gamely donated their time and looked thoroughly worthy of the debaucherous Roaring 20s. (Come to think of it, some of them seemed right at home glugging champagne and puffing on cigars while dressed to thrill.) Our gratitude also to Angel Yuang and JC Chong from Makeover Studio for providing hair, makeup and accessory services, and to Michael Shao of V Plus for giving us a place to shoot our models. We mustn’t forget to credit the two members of our in-house team that brought the Great Gatsby concept so vividly to life: photographer Claire Zheng and senior designer Tawaka Jiang. December 2014 / www.thatsmags.com

In Guangzhou, a pair of tickets to Carmen (p70), a pair of tickets to Lisa Ono (p70), a pair of tickets to the Russian National Orchestra (p71), a pair of tickets to the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra (p72) and a pair of tickets to the London Philharmonic Orchestra (p72). In Shenzhen, a pair of tickets for Hooray to Hollywood (p67), a pair of tickets for Tango Identidad (p67), a dinner buffet voucher for two for the Kempinski Hotel Shenzhen (p77), a wine dinner voucher for two for Element Fresh (p78) and two cakes from Koala Bakery

Model misbehavior

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WIN WIN WIN

December

(p78).

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tales of the city Food fight

Passing the ball The Chinese Super League managerial merry-go-round took another turn last month, with former Italy captain Fabio Cannavaro set to replace Guangzhou Evergrande's Marcello Lippi, the coach he won the World Cup under in 2006. The 66-year-old Lippi, who led Guangzhou Evergrande to Asian Champions League glory in 2013, announced on November 2 that he would be stepping aside to become the team’s chief technical officer. “It is my last match as head coach for the club,” he said, as Guangzhou clinched its fourth successive CSL title. Cannavaro, meanwhile, is currently being investigated by authorities in his home city of Naples on suspicion of illegally sidestepping one million Euros in taxes. The 41-year-old had a glittering career at Parma, Juventus and Real Madrid and won the world player of the year award in 2006.

New Town built on bribes?

Cash out

Unlike most corrupt officials who have landed behind bars, Cao Jianliao does not seem to have had much ambition as far as political power goes. Instead, he only had money on the mind, according to Xinhua news agency. The former deputy mayor of Guangzhou was removed from office in July and is suspected of taking nearly RMB300 million in bribes, largely related to the construction and development of Zhujiang Xincheng. Cao is reported to have refused promotion several times, because he thought he could get more red envelopes in a lower position. Once, he is even said to have asked his subordinates to write to higher officials, asking them to allow Cao to retain the township leadership when he was being considered for a bump up to the district level.

Official figures have revealed that gambling revenues in Macau plunged by 23 percent in October – to a paltry 28.025 billion patacas (USD3.51 billion) – when compared with the same month last year. It is the highest decline since such data became available in 2005, with analysts ascribing it to the corruption crackdown. President Xi Jinping has warned graft could destroy the Communist Party of China, and vowed to crack down on highranking officials, described as “tigers,” along with low-level “flies,” in a campaign which includes restricting lavish expenditure. That means reining in high rollers of dubious morals, with dodgy officials no longer free to head down to the world’s biggest gaming center to launder money and generally live it up. And here we were thinking denying them their Louis Vuitton was draconian enough...

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Three thousand students enrolled at the Guangdong Economics and Trade Vocational College launched a protest at the beginning of November, assailing their school’s canteen over food prices. The disruption reportedly started at around 10pm and lasted for four hours, with students throwing trash from dorm buildings and subsequently breaking into the cafeteria. “Some students broke the windows, some even lit books on fire before throwing them downstairs, which set a tree on fire,” a witness, surnamed Zhou, recalled. “But they quickly poured water downstairs to put out the fire.” According to some students, the protest was started because the canteen charged more for food than the prices listed. On top of the food prices being high, the quality has also long been questioned. Students showed reporters photos of worms and hair in their lunches. Is anybody else being reminded of The Twits?

99 problems but an iPhone ain’t one People do extravagant things around China’s Singles' Day on November 11, but one Guangzhou man’s attempt to win his lady love was so extreme it set tongues ablaze online. Photographs of the gentleman at the center of the fiasco show him goading his intended into a heartshaped ring of 99 16GB iPhone 6 boxes and professing his love with a bouquet of fresh roses in hand. The response? A lukewarm: "Um... You're putting a lot of pressure on me.” Alas, it looks like this proposal, worth nearly RMB600,000, was a flop of mega proportions. We suspect the hapless would-be Romeo was forced to celebrate this year’s Singles' Day without his Juliet.

The buzz

CITY

RANDOM NUMBER

QUOTE OF THE MONTH

Corpse quota

17 years That’s the amount of time an American couple spent raising their adopted son as Chinese, so as to be in touch with his roots. They sent him to Mandarin language school, frequently took him out to cultural events and brought him to China several times as a child. But when filling out college application forms, the parents finally looked into his birth parents’ backgrounds. Their last names? Park and Kim. “My son is not Chinese. Not even a little bit. He’s Korean,” the father posted online, along with the entire story. When the father came clean to his son and wife, he said the son was “confused, [but] glad to know Mandarin.”

CAUGHT

“APEC Blue.”

With factories shut, traffic restricted, restaurants closed and fires banned throughout Beijing, Tianjin, Hebei and Shandong, authorities gifted delegates to last month’s APEC summit – along with the remaining Beijingers in the city – with crystalline blue skies, a shade that became known as ‘APEC Blue.’ Internet commenters also gave ‘APEC Blue’ another, more cynical meaning: a fleeting, insincere and ultimately unreal kind of beauty or affection. For example, “He’s not really into you, it’s just an APEC Blue!”

Two Guangdong officials are facing charges after they were caught buying dead bodies on the black market in order to reach their local corpse quota, which is apparently a thing. In an attempt to save valuable land, officials had been told to discourage the burying of bodies and to encourage cremation. These two were struggling to meet the required number of cremations for their area and decided, of course, to buy bodies from a grave robber. Their entire scheme came unraveled when the robber was caught in the act by local police, and proceeded to tell authorities about his customers. We hope his list of clients wasn’t very long.

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Forever Young

Three Decades of Luxury at The China Hotel, A Marriott Hotel

F

ew five-star hotels in Guangzhou can boast the same sense of history as The China Hotel, A Marriott Hotel. When it opened in 1984, it was arguably the most luxurious place to stay in the city; the spot where well-to-do international businessmen and the local elite would reside when visiting South China’s unofficial capital. Thirteen years later, it was snapped up by Marriott Hotels and Resorts to become the first property on the Chinese mainland managed by the international hotelier group. Much about the city has changed since those days, but The China Hotel, A Marriott Hotel has managed to maintain an aura of prestige and energy, balancing historical significance and mod-

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ern style. Located in the heart of Guangzhou’s genuine city center, it’s a world away from the steely impersonality of Zhujiang Xincheng, despite the fact that these two areas are separated by just a 15-minute cab ride. In the streets surrounding the hotel, one can still drift through charming Chinese neighborhoods and breathe in bustling local life. Even today, there are few places in the district that offer the same level of comfort. “In this neighborhood, we are the only shining star,” says General Manager Arics Lam, who has been running things at The China Hotel, A Marriott Hotel for three years. Under his guidance, the hotel has been ambitiously injecting its seasonal

events with fresh verve. This year’s MidAutumn Festival, for instance, saw the hotel rolling out a tasty range of moon cakes endorsed by Chinese celebrities, bringing contemporary glamour to age-old tradition. Just over a month ago, the hotel held its 10th Oktoberfest, a pivotal event on the Guangzhou social calendar that conjures up a beer tent filled with all-you-can-eat German fare, a Bavarian band and – of course – many steins of freshly brewed

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‘Weißbier.’ Establishing bridges with those living in the city is a central concern of The China Hotel, A Marriott Hotel, both in terms of parties and outreach programs. “We have a responsibility to serve the community,” notes Mr. Lam. Last year alone his staff participated in more than 12 charitable events, clocking up more than 2,000 hours of donated time – not to mention the resources given over to the efforts. Both old and young have benefitted from the hotel’s social conscience, with initiatives including dumpling making at a home for the elderly and a sport day for children with special needs. Beyond these carefully planned approaches to building local ties, The China Hotel, A Marriott Hotel also owes much of its following amongst Chinese and expats alike to its food. In earlier times, it was a special treat for locals to enjoy a meal at one of the hotel’s two Chinese restaurants, a tradition that many continue today. Cantonese cuisine is famed throughout the world and a point of pride with Guangdong people, so it’s hardly surprising that food is a social lubricant to those who live in the province. At the Four Seasons restaurant, classic dishes are served up in a tasteful, elegant environment with delicately integrated Chinese elements. The menu features the bread and butter of local specialties, such as delicious roasted meats (known as ‘char siu’ in local parlance), as well as nationwide luxury dishes like abalone, bird’s nest soup and sea cucumber. Naturally, there is also a wide range of dim sum, from pork

and shrimp dumplings to cotton chicken. If you want to sample dim sum in a more traditional but casual style setting, however, Food Street is the place to go. Dishing up steaming baskets of har gow and siu mai, the restaurant exudes Lingnan culture and design. Different areas of the ‘street’ serve everything from congee and noodles to fresh fish, which can be selected from aquatic tanks. Behind transparent glass, guests can view almost every delicacy being cooked by the experienced chefs, some of whom have been with The China Hotel, A Marriott Hotel for almost 20 years. Not limiting itself to Chinese cuisine, the hotel also boasts a sumptuous all-day dining experience called Cafe Veranda, as well as a superb steakhouse that grills delectable imported meats inside a chic space that’s decorated with classic movie posters and striking scarlet and beige seats. Wine lovers should not forget to check out the nifty wooden-racked wine cellar. All ingredients used in the hotel’s food are purchased from Marriott-certified suppliers, so as to ensure there are no concerns about the origins and quality of the produce. According to Mr. Lam, The China Hotel, A Marriott Hotel has been keeping a keen eye on Gen X and Gen Y travelers, tracking trends to make sure that they continue to appeal to the tech-savvy visitor as well as their traditional customer base. While the hotel’s integration with the local milieu make it fascinatingly unique, it still maintains all the modern conveniences today’s jetsetter has come to expect. All 850 hotel rooms and suites have both

wireless and Wi-Fi Internet that can support up to six devices, and Marriott Rewards customers can take advantage of mobile checkin to smooth the arrival process. Facilities and technology undergo continuous rounds of checking and upgrading, to keep the rooms and public areas in tip-top shape. “We are 30 years old, but we’re very creative. We’ll continue to rejuvenate all the time,” says Mr. Lam. “We’re a very young hotel in the way we do things.” This youthful approach is at the heart of why The China Hotel, A Marriott Hotel has continued to remain popular throughout its three decades of existence. By treasuring its historic past while simultaneously surfing the zeitgeist, it has managed to stay the preferred choice for both older and younger generations. // 122 Liuhua Lu, Yuexiu District, Guangzhou 广州市越秀区流 花路122号 (020-8666 6888)

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Lead

Gaokao cheaters

Insane test-related stress is the mother of invention (or something like that) and this year’s gaokao saw test-cheating innovations that would turn James Bond green with envy. Students slipped radio-equipped vests under their shirts, hid transmitters inside pens and rigged cameras into their glasses. Unfortunately for the students, we have only heard of these innovations because they were found out and posted online by various school authorities. Teachers must have been tipped off when student Wang showed up with a bulky new pair of glasses and weird new pen, then proceeded to talk into his shirt during the test…

ATM annihilation

Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook may not be particularly popular in China, but its CEO is – as he would say – hen youming. He plays a bit loose with his tones, but Mark Zuckerberg was still able to wow an audience at Tsinghua University in October after he conducted a half-hour – completely unscripted (maybe) – Q&A entirely in Mandarin. The 30-year-old ‘accidental billionaire’ started studying the language in 2010, in an attempt to better communicate with his Americanborn Chinese wife’s family. While his language skills were far from perfect (some sources said he “sounded like a 7-year-old”) we give him a hearty ‘Like’ for trying his best.

Sometimes you just have to rage against the machine. When a Dongguan woman had her bank card eaten by a malfunctioning ATM in October, instead of suffering the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune, she took up arms against them. After some frustrated screen smacking, the woman grabbed the ATM’s frame and yanked, causing the entire front to collapse and spew forth receipts and mechanical bits, and allowing her to delve deep into its electronic guts to (we hope) retrieve her card. Photos of this valid act of vandalism went viral, familiar as netizens were with the seething anger inflicted by the card-thieving computers.

HEROES

MODEL WORKERS BY ERIK CROUCH

Mop Ayi

When a cleaver-wielding man attempted to rob a Shanghai bank in July, it wasn’t the cops or security guards who managed to subdue him – it was Gu Jinfang, a fast-thinking cleaning woman twirling her mop. While the would-be robber brandished his knife at the bank’s security guards, Gu managed to thwack him with her long-handled swab, a move that threw the man off balance enough for the guards to launch a volley of plastic chairs at him, restrain him, and wait for the police to arrive. Don’t mess with Mop Ayi!

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Jack Ma

If anyone truly deserves to look back at 2014 with a sense of epic accomplishment, it’s Jack Ma. He slayed the New York Stock Exchange in September with its biggest-ever IPO. He slaughtered China’s wealthy to become the number-one richest man in the country. And in May, he out-crazied other eccentric CEO zillionaires by staging a massive 102-couple-strong mass wedding in Alibaba’s corporate headquarters in Hangzhou. And taking the cult leader trip to the next level, on Singles' Day – which saw record profits for Alibaba – Ma was literally enshrined, with offerings presented to him at impromptu altars set up by Taobao devotees across China. He truly is a god amongst men (kind of).

TP Cop

When a Shanghai man found himself atop the bowl without a square of toilet paper in June, he did what any of us would in a similar situation: he called the police. Not only did they answer his call, but pretty soon one of Shanghai’s finest was at his door, a roll of two-ply goodness in hand. While the valiant officer’s name was not released, Internet commenters who heard about the incident didn’t seem to appreciate this public servant’s bravery, saying that cops “are not your domestic helpers to turn to when you run out of your baby’s nappies.” It would have been a bit sh*tty to ignore him though.

Wu mao

In March, a man from Handan, Hebei Province drove up to his local Audi dealership in a van tightly packed with one-yuan notes and mountains of loose change. Several hours later – after the staff had counted through more than 100,000 one-yuan bills and thousands upon thousands of coins – the man proudly left in his shiny new Audi, his “dream car.” A few months later, in September, a “mysterious man” (as described by local news) decided to make use of his spare bills and showed up at his local cellphone purveyor with 4,000 five-mao notes (presumably earned from some exceptionally strident Internet commenting) tied into bricks and stuffed into a burlap sack. The clerks may not have been particularly thrilled to rifle through all of the notes, but before the end of the day, the man had a new iPhone 5S. The meek (read: cheap) will inherit the earth. Starting with a luxury car and new phone.

Apple

Zhang Zhaozhong

“Laser weapons are most afraid of smog.” The confident words of PLA Admiral Zhang Zhaozhong, espousing his pro-pollution views on CCTV in February. Admiral Zhang told viewers that, while the tactical smokescreen of smog may have some drawbacks (see: ability to breathe, cancer, etc.) it also functions as a state-of-theart barrier against American laser weaponry. Internet users were less than thrilled by the PM2.5 apologist, causing Zhang to clarify and say, “I was talking about the weakness of the laser gun, not advocating for smog.”

The iPhone 6 was released in September this year, but one country was notably absent from the list of recipients: China. With no release date in sight, rumors circulated wildly and smuggling exploded. The phone having been released in Hong Kong and Japan, people were soon caught in Mainland airports and border crossings with suitcases stocked to the brim with Apple’s latest device. The smuggling problem got so large, in fact, that Chinese importers were found at Apple stores in New York City, paying groups to wait in line and snatch up the phone. By October, the iPhone 6 finally got its last necessary permit to be sold in the Mainland, and the madness came to an end (until Bend-gate).

Vladimir Putin

Sanya nudie cops

The southern beaches of Sanya, on the tropical island of Hainan, have long been the spot of an annual migration. Each year, countless middle-aged men instinctively flock to the ‘Hawaii of China’ for a chance to strip down and get themselves an utterly, disturbingly complete tan. This time-honored tradition came under threat in 2014, however, as local police began cracking down on the island’s notorious naked. Several determined disrobers were carted off in police custody, where they were presumably given a slap on the wrist (and a towel to wrap around their waists).

This May, you could have been forgiven for thinking that Shanghai was the set of a zombie film: the highways were empty, metro stations shut down and armed guards were out en masse. It wasn’t the brain-hungry undead they were preparing for, though; it was Vladimir Putin. His visit was part of the Asian Regional Summit, a festive meeting flush with pipeline deals, photo-ops and 300,000 ‘security volunteers’ roaming Shanghai’s streets. Thanks to Putin and friends, Shanghai’s residents faced severely delayed transportation, ID checks at major office buildings and – for those who lived close to the conference sites – instructions to keep all apartment windows closed until 11pm. Hopefully you weren’t Russian to be somewhere.

VILLAINS

RUNNING DOGS BY ERIK CROUCH

Lei Chunian

Taxi apps

Remember the good old days (way back in… 2013) when all it took to get a taxi was a waving arm? Well those free-wheeling times have passed, for a spectre is haunting the PRD – the specter of the taxi app. While the apps can certainly be useful for those with the esoteric knowledge to work them (read: are Mandarin literate), the chances of being able to grab a taxi on a whim (or after your battery has died) have dropped quicker than Harvey Keitel’s pimp once Travis Bickle came blasting. Carry on practicing those Chinese characters and keep your phone charged… or invest in some solid walking shoes.

‘Heroic Youth’ Lei was a national idol: his quick-thinking during China’s disastrous 2008 Sichuan earthquake saved the lives of seven of his classmates. This year, however, his status crashed after he was caught defrauding more than 20 people out of hundreds of thousands of RMB. Lei took advantage of his fame and told others that he could use connections to help people get jobs, get their children into school or buy a driver's license. All for a fee. Among his victims numbered his yearlong girlfriend, whom he swindled out of RMB10,000. Lei Chunian: a great guy to have around in an earthquake, not too great anytime else.

Justin Bieber

Last year, Justin Bieber got a bit of flack when he was photographed on the shoulders of his bulky bodyguards being carried up the Great Wall – because he was “too tired” to climb the stairs himself. Well this year the Biebs made that look like child’s play (which, technically, it probably was). Taking a lead from page one of the “How to inflame Chinese web commenters” handbook, Justin paid a visit to none other than Japan’s Yasukuni Shrine, a hotly controversial site devoted to those who had died in service of the Empire of Japan, including 1,068 war criminals, 14 of whom are considered A-Class. Naturally enough, he Instagrammed it. Comments ranged from the unprintably obscene to the morose (“As a Chinese Belieber, I am so sad”). The photos – one of Bieber facing the shrine, another with his hands in a praying position above his kneelength white hoody – were soon taken down, but not before many of his 5.1 million followers had gotten a glimpse. El Bieber later apologized for the photos, saying, essentially, that he had no idea what the hell was going on (most beliebable) and just wanted a photo with a shrine. He closed his remarks by adding, “To anyone I have offended, I am extremely sorry. I love you China and I love you Japan.” A very silly little boy indeed. www.thatsmags.com / December 2014

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2014 China Arts Matrix HIGHBROW

Museum Mania

Right now, at least one new museum somewhere on the Mainland is being built.

Oliver Stone

Chicken Cup

Pointed comments on Cultural Revolution leave everyone at Beijing Film Festival feeling awkward.

Ming dynasty heirloom fetches record USD36 million at auction, though questions remain over its authenticity.

A Touch of Sin

Cannes-winning Chinese film banned from screens on the Mainland.

Feng Xiaogang

Tops domestic box office with Personal Tailor, goes on inexplicable Weibo rant against “cultural Nazis.”

Sex and violence free version airs on CCTV, deemed incomprehensible “medieval European castle drama” by viewers.

Northern noir wins Golden Bear in Berlin.

Modern Sky

SIFF

Hosted over 20 music festivals, including one in New York’s Central Park.

Film festival’s most starstudded yet.

Han Han Gay Sherlock fan fiction

Jaycee Chan

Casualty of government crackdown on online porn.

Bad boys, bad boys, whatcha gonna do when they come for you? #druggie

Film debut The Continent among top 10 grossing films.

The Simpsons

It took 20 years, but Homer and the gang have finally made it to Chinese screens.

Transformers Latest film ends Avatar’s reign as China’s highestgrossing film.

Breakup Buddies Big Bang Theory Banned SAPPRFT begins regulating video streaming.

Rubber Duck

Swept away by floods in Guizhou Province.

Mr Bean

Taylor Swift

In Shanghai and loving it... not!

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The raunchcom has come to China, becoming the fourth domestic film to break the RMB1 billion mark.

Sells out Mainland tour in about two secs, confirming it’s Taylor’s world, we’re just downloading 1989 in it.

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ThreeBody Problem

Chinese sci-fi classic first to be translated into English in three decades.

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Game of Thrones

Black Coal, Thin Ice

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STYLE ‘Migrant chic’

Yes, migrant workers don’t give a hoot about style, but that’s probably what has made their sartorial choices so hip with the fashion set this year. Back in February, international style and retail media hailed the rise of the so-called ‘Migrant Look,’ noticing how the ubiquitous plaid pattern seen on the oversized plastic bags touted by Chinese working masses had become all the rage among fashionistas the world over. The print appeared on the catwalks of Stella McCartney and Celine, and quickly popped up in a number of high street chains. Here in China, quite a few netizens ridiculed the trend – for some reason the PRC’s fashion-forwards seemed uninterested in copying the looks of the country’s underclass. But go check your nearest Zara now. You’ll find an interesting selection of red, blue and white tartan scarves. Just sayin’.

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The trendiest trends that trended in the PRC 2014 By Marianna Cerini

Pollution masks

A rather disgustingly polluted winter in Beijing, Shanghai, Harbin, etc. meant pollution masks suddenly got a lot of attention from folks fretting about the state of their lungs. Riding the concern, a number of anti-pollution mask companies decided to give the Bane look a makeover, churning out stylish numbers featuring prints, patterns and tongue-in-cheek logos. The upper echelons of fashion followed suit, with swanky, crystal-embedded masks sported on the runways of a number of Chinese designers. If you’re looking for the must-have accessory of 2014, this is it.

APEC couture

APEC, which was held in Beijing last month, is a platform to discuss major international issues. But we also like to look at it as an annual opportunity to bring some fashion talk into politics. Honoring a tradition started in 1993, heads of state taking part in the meeting spend a whole day decked out in the traditional dress of the host nation for a photo op – which can say a lot about a politician’s style creds. Some years the connection to tradition seems a bit more, well, tenuous. Donning maroon silk Chinese jackets inspired by a Chinese men’s shirt called changpao, Presidents Xi, Obama, Putin et al all looked like they were part of an elite Star Trek convention, not an economic summit. Not a strong look. Yet people loved it, and once again it was Taobao to the rescue with copycat versions flooding the site for RMB1701,000. Live long and prosper, world leaders.

Walking cabbages

That Jaycee Chan look…

Mainly known for being Jackie Chan’s son (we all gotta start somewhere), Jaycee Chan was arrested in August alongside Taiwanese film star Kai Ko for drug use and possession. What emerged from the scandal – besides the fact that he could be sentenced to up to three years in jail – was a somewhat surprising Taobao trend. When an apology by both Chan and Ko was broadcast nationwide from the Dongcheng Detention Center in Beijing, the prison uniforms they were both wearing hit a soft spot among users of the Chinese marketplace. Soon, the collared blue and yellow top emblazoned with the two-character abbreviation for Dongcheng Detention Center started selling like hotcakes on the e-tailer – both as a form of mockery of celebrity life and, tragically, as a seriously coveted item by enthusiasts of the 'bad boy' look. Prices for the tee ranged from RMB299 to RMB88,888,888 – in an attempt to see how stupid people are, we presume.

At the beginning of May, the headline 'China’s Depressed Youth Keep Cabbages as Pets' quickly made the rounds around the globe (must have been a pretty slow news day, but hey). According to the story, the green vegetables were being taken for walks by teens around the country as a way to get over depression and loneliness. The first youngsters to start the ‘trend’ were spotted at Beijing’s Midi Festival (where, to tell the truth, cabbages are pretty abundant). Interviewed by a few reporters, a Chinese psychiatrist said: “The idea is simple – you feel as lonely and as simple as a cabbage, so you begin to act like one and befriend one.” Similarly, a teenager caught with their green pet was quoted as saying: “I have more interest for my cabbage than I do for my parents. I feel it understands me.” Right… Anyway, in the span of two days, the news was dismissed as fake (you don’t say?). The cabbage-walking had apparently merely been a performance art piece based on the work of Chinese artist Han Bing, whose 14-year-old photo series Walking the Cabbage in Tiananmen depicts him dragging a leashed cabbage around. So yeah, people. Chinese kids AREN’T taking up veggies as pets. Crabs, on the other hand… www.thatsmags.com / December 2014

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FOOD

EATING disorder BY TONGFEI ZHANG

Placenta please

Nothing hits the spot quite like some savory human placenta. Despite being made illegal in 2005, three Causeway Bay medicinal shops in Hong Kong were found stocking bags of human birth sacks in August. Even more in demand, of course, are the Hong Kong establishments that make biscuits from dehydrated, ground placenta. We went to Taobao and found that the word 'placenta' (taipan) was actually not allowed as a search term. However, when we searched 'placenta capsules,' four commodities showed up: three from Japan (RMB1,500-2,500/box) with no description indicating if the placenta in question was human or otherwise. Searching for 'sheep placenta' yields over 4,500 results, and business seems to be booming. Rich in iron and other nutrients, people munch on placenta to counteract the effects of aging and boost their immune systems. Because there are no other ways to get nutrients or iron, apparently.

Addictive noodles

A noodle shop owner in Shaanxi Province was detained in September for adding opium poppies to his noodles, in a cunning attempt to get customers hooked on his food. The scandal came to light after one punter, Liu Juyou, tested positive for drug use during a routine urine test. Liu claimed he had never taken illegal substances in his life, and suspected the traces of drugs came from the noodles he had devoured early in the morning. He then got his entire family to eat at the same restaurant and take urine tests (umm… let’s not even bother), which confirmed his theory. Sadly for Sherlock Liu, he was still detained for 15 days on drug charges. The restaurant owner later admitted that he had purchased 2 kilograms of poppy shells for RMB600, and found out that sprinkling them into his dishes saw customers returning faster than he could say Xanadu. Until, you know, they realized they were being drugged.

WOOOORMS

GLUE SHRIMPS

A woman in Xiamen, Fujian Province, wasn’t particularly thrilled when a batch of prawns she bought from her local seafood market had their heads and shells falling off, releasing a weird glue-like substance, once she brought them home. When she went back to complain, a wholesale distributor explained that, sometimes, shrimp sellers have a hard time unloading all of their stock and, to make their products more appealing, use various “chemical enhancements” to make the crustaceans heavier and more appetizing. The vendor added that the oozing glue was “probably of some edible kind.” Well, that’s reassuring.

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Raw foodies, beware. A sashimi-loving man in Guangdong went to his doctor complaining of a stomachache and some itchy skin, only to find that his entire body was riddled with worms. The wrigglers were eventually tracked back to some raw fish he had consumed. They were caught in time to just be a minor (if terrifying) issue; had it been much longer, the creatures could have entered his blood stream or even his brain, where the condition could have become lifethreatening. That happened to an unlucky Guangdong woman who loved to eat raw frog (to each her own). She went to the doctor with memory loss and cramps, she found out that her brain was squirming with parasites. Cook. Your. Food.

OLD MEAT

Shanghai’s Husi Food Company made headlines in July when it was the subject of a Dragon TV exposé which saw it repackaging expired meat and falsely extending expiration dates by up to a year. Workers were captured on camera saying that the meat smelled terrible, but “eating it wouldn’t kill you.” More than 5,000 cases of processed beef, chicken and pork products were found to be made from past-the-sell-by-date flesh. As investigations went on, the company dismissed over 300 employees. By the end of August, Shanghai prosecutors approved the arrest of six Husi executives. Big-name brands they supplied meat to included KFC, Starbucks, Subway, Burger King, Papa John’s, 7-11 and McDonald’s, who severed their contracts after the scandal. Still, our major trust issues with clowns just got a whole lot worse.

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LIFE & style Fitness

spa

Challenge accepted!

Ingrid Millet

We all eat healthily and exercise enough, don’t we? Sure, you may have the odd glass of wine to combat a stressful day, skip that early morning run because you need those extra minutes of sleep. But these little lapses can add up, and before you know it, you’ve lost your muscle tone or added a few extra pounds. Time to start thinking short-term: attainable goals within well-defined time periods. Imagine making a checklist of things to do during your workday. You’re more successful in achieving your tasks because you are more organized, and every time you tick off a task there is that sweet sense of accomplishment. Apply this to your fitness: pick up a pen and use it to write down what you eat and how much you exercise for a week. Look for the weak spots: how the occasional treat has become an everyday ritual, or how you’re not fitting in as many workouts as you’d like. Now try cutting just one bad habit and adding just one good habit to the list. Take out the ice cream and add 15 minutes on the treadmill. Take out the happy hour cocktails and add a bike ride. And if you’re looking for a way to go a little further, try a short-term fitness challenge to see just how far you can go. My K2Fit Challenge shows you that in

just 10 weeks it is possible to see and feel changes within your body as well as in your thoughts. During my 13 years as a trainer, I have worked out what training methods are effective to transform your body and what food can best help fuel that transformation. A few small changes now can give you a heightened awareness of how you’re treating your body. Start by making that list and see how far you can go. Your body will thank you! KW // Kara Wutzke is a fitness trainer who offers boot camps and individual classes in Guangzhou. she can be contacted by emailing k2fi[email protected] or through Wechat iD: KaraK2Fit.

TCM

Don’t be a pain in the… Pain is by far the number-one reason that people come for acupuncture treatment. This week alone, I’ve seen patients in my clinic for stomach, neck, hip and back pain, as well as headaches. How can acupuncture help and what conditions respond best to acupuncture treatment? The short answer is that acupuncture relieves pain by releasing stagnation, and it works for both chronic and acute pain anywhere in the body. So I guess you can stop reading right here… It sounds so simple, but the success of treatment lies in determining what exactly has become sluggish, why this has happened and how to reverse it. All pain is caused by stagnation of energy, blood or fluid circulation. It could be that too much is reaching a particular area and pressure has built up, or it could be that not enough is getting to the site so the tissue is poorly nourished. The most common causes are: physical injury, overuse, poor posture, inherited conditions, long-term exposure to climate extremes, improper diet and mental or emotional stress. Since there are many different types of stagnation and multiple

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factors leading to it, each acupuncture treatment for pain must be highly individualized for each patient. As a general rule, the longer that you have had soreness and the more body areas affected, the longer it will take to treat. Acute cases may only take a few treatments over a couple weeks, but chronic ones can take months or longer to really get on top of. In all scenarios, be prepared to make some changes to your activities or lifestyle to get lasting results. It is certainly worth it to finally kick that pain for good. JH // Jon hanlon is a chinese medical practitioner, raised in the Us, trained in Australia, now healing the sick in Guangzhou. You can contact him for a booking on 185 0202 5594 or [email protected] guangzhouacupuncture.com

“Forever young, I want to be forever young,” goes the 80s classic. It’s a prospect that no woman would ever say no to, but the question is, how? According to medical surveys, three things contribute to skin aging: collagen loss that results in skin wrinkles and sagging, muscle atrophy that leads to lining and reduction in facial bone mass causing poorly defined contours. Consequently, facial rejuvenation should include tightening skin through collagen supplements, restoring muscle tone and regenerating bone. Taking this into consideration, Ingrid Millet has introduced the Integrated Remodeling System (IRS) to ease the headache of getting old – and, more importantly, appearing old. Five technologies are delivered simultaneously. The high-voltage pulsatile currents boost bone regeneration and strengthen muscle tone while the impulse micro-currents repair the process of cellular damage that causes aging. Ultrasound enters the deep dermal layer to stimulate fibroblast cells to form new collagen. Electroporation and iontophoresis maximize nutrient penetration. If all that sounds rather scientific and confusing, all you need to know is: it’s meant to return your youthful glow. After a run-of-the-mill cleansing, the treatment begins. A stick attached to the IRS machine is used to massage the face and neck. Jolting your skin with electricity might sound painful, but in fact, all you feel during the procedure is just a bit of soreness around the jaw. Following this shock to the system, a collagen mask is applied to the face to awaken the skin and cause it to absorb the maximum amount of nutrients. One treatment lasts for 45 minutes and costs RMB2,800. It’s not quite a miracle cure, in that a complete return to the crease-free face of yesteryear cannot be achieved with just a single session – making this a solution for those with plenty of disposable income. How many times one should go to combat aging depends on the initial skin condition, daily diet and lifestyle. For women who are aged above 40, it is suggested to have IRS done between 25 and 30 times. After all, if you want to turn back time but not look like Cher, it takes quite a bit of work! WW // ingrid millet, shop 34, mU/F, taikoo hui, 383 tianhe Lu, tianhe District, Guangzhou 广州市天河区天河路383号太古汇mU层34 号铺 (020-3868 2460)

Cool Shop

Simple Things There is a peaceful place in Dongmen, where a boat rests out of water and books have no words. Journeys start here. A lavender scent pervades the air, and people sing together daily, sometimes hourly, in the loft above the register. Welcome to Simple Things. Owner Ginger Nudd got the inspiration for the stationary and ukulele store after backpacking through Asia. When she got to Tibet, she had a clear vision for her future: open a shop to help people find themselves. She started by selling notebooks, because unwritten pages have potential – to carry stories, dreams or journeys. Classic moleskins (RMB146, small) and colorful Concertino notebooks (RMB28-65) along with other brands span the shelves in a book rainbow. A giant red vessel loaded with stationary, its bow full of dried flower bouquets (RMB88), sits in the middle of the shop. Nudd and her staff arrange the bouquets themselves, sometimes staying up all night to complete them. In addition to lavender, dried honeysuckle is mixed in with other seasonal flowers.

In the stern, a nest of postcards, stamps, stickers, tape and Turkish jobaba oil make up a scrapbooker’s dream. Close by, art-house concert posters, including one for Tchaikovsky’s ‘Piano Concerto No. 1,’ can be purchased in a set with the CD of the performance itself (RMB85). A slanted stairway with ukuleles suspended from its wall side leads to a loft where weekly ukulele classes for children and adults take place. Long Beach-based Ohana ukuleles (RMB5608,000) and Hawaiian handmade Waikiki ukuleles (RMB3,000-12,000) are sold to those wanting to explore their music potential. Simple Things does not have a business model. Nudd sells things associated with what she likes: flowers, music, traveling and drawing. She hopes to give people the opportunity to not only realize the potential of life, but to take an active part in designing their own lives. CG // shop L503, 5/F, 1234 space, 3018 Jianshe Lu, Luohu District, shenzhen 深圳市罗湖区建设路3018号 1234space 5楼503铺 (0755-2290 2696)

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Qipao 101

How to rock China’s legendary dress by Jocelyn Richards

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ou may know the qipao as that skintight cocoon of a dress that only seems to fit the slenderest figure – and that’s before lunch. Sure, the modern qipao packs its fair share of intimidation into each snug thread, yet historically, the dress was not meant to daunt the female physique but flatter it. A mathematically sound design proven to idealize each and every curve of a woman, the qipao can be striking on any body type if tailored correctly. Timeless and intricate, a traditional customized qipao requires no less than 24 physical measurements before it can be crafted correctly. Below, we dissect every last inch of the mysterious design that has captivated suitors for centuries. Neckline: Tradition favors a high mandarin collar, but it all depends on the shape of one’s neck. Long, slim necks are best accentuated with a high neckline and three knotted buttons, while those with shorter necks will find a lower collar more flattering.

Fastens: There are over 100 different styles of knotted buttons, called ‘frog closures,’ and each has a unique symbolic meaning. The most intricate frog designs are generally used for special occasions and can take at least two full days to make by hand. A single qipao should only feature one style – apparently the Manchus weren’t into mixing and matching – while the total number of buttons on the collar and chest traditionally sum to an odd number for artistic touch. Side Fastens: On a traditional qipao, every knotted button is real or ‘living’ (活 扣), as one Chinese term puts it. These buttons should be the only thing that holds the garment onto the body, no zippers or seams allowed! A vital part of the overall look of a qipao, real buttons allow the dress to breathe with a woman’s movement – the taut fabric will expand and contract in sync with one’s motions instead of lying stiff against the body. Fabric: Choice of material doesn’t just change with the seasons. A fabric’s pattern, shine, texture and direction of print can draw attention to certain parts of the body. Those with slim, boyish frames can use silk brocade or velour to create dimension through the shine of the fabric and bring about the illusion of curves, while those with a more buxom figure can use small vertical facing prints to appear trimmer.

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Closures: Frog closures should always lead from the collar to the right underarm and down to the upper right thigh. Don’t fall for modern qipaos that carelessly sew buttons onto the left side! If you’re going for a classic look, stick with what’s called an ‘S closure’ (pictured here) instead of contemporary styles like the halter, keyhole or slit closure. Sleeves: One of the defining elements of the qipao, the length of sleeves will either attract or distract curious onlookers. Those with long, slender arms or narrow shoulders should consider cap sleeves, while robust builds may opt for half-sleeves that end at the elbow. Slit: The sexiest part of this conservative dress, the slit can be made high, medium or low, depending on how risque a look one is going for. The highest slit makes the legs appear longest and usually hits at mid-thigh, revealing just enough to spark the imagination without causing a scene. Color/Design: Red is typically reserved for weddings, as is the phoenix print. Pastel pink is difficult to pull off without looking like a Hello Kitty mascot, but don’t jump to darker shades too quickly – the colors in a qipao traditionally deepen with a woman’s age. For a symbol of purity, go with the lotus. A peony denotes honor and wealth; chrysanthemums are for the cheerful and plump fish are said to promise an influx of cash. Length: Like all dresses, height warrants a longer style. If you are on the shorter side, try for a qipao that hits just above the knee. Traditional qipaos were generally longer, falling to the shin or ankle, though the latter are often worn for more formal occasions.

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Goelia 225

Walking through the looking-glass by Will Wu

Every girl must, at least once or twice, have dreamed of being Alice – stepping into a world of unknowns and having a wonderful adventure there. Standing on the rear part of busy Beijing Lu, Goelia 225’s dazzling and diverse decor brings a little bit of magic to reality.

Goelia 225 is located in a traditional fivestory ‘qilou’ building, erected in 1949. “An old building is a carrier of certain sentiments,” explains Manager Karmen Li. “Putting the shop here, in a building with stories, actually enriches Goelia.”

A striking orange façade conceals a tranquil interior. The ground floor has been transformed into a miniature French-style garden, with little trails, a stone pond, evergreen plants and a small wooden pavilion.

A burst of floral fragrance greets one’s arrival on the second floor. A variety of seasonal blooms are displayed and sold here, from red roses and golden sunflowers to white calla lilies and baby-pink carnations.

Continue ascending and reach an area dedicated primarily to young female artists, famous and obscure. Every month, an exhibition that is either themed around women or curated by female artists is held here.

Gadgets and knick-knacks from around the world are on display on the fourth floor where, according to Li, visitors can experience Goelia’s brand culture: inspiration from travel.

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Time for a rest? A small cafe inhabits the top of the building, offering not only cozy sofas, fresh juices and mellow coffee – both indoors and outdoors – but also second-hand books to read and trendy accessories to buy.

Spiral stairs to the upper stories are steep, but the discomfort of climbing is eased by the colorful illustration drawn on the wall. Titled ‘Get into the Galaxy,’ it depicts a fantastical journey around the universe. // open daily 11am-11pm (closed on mondays). 225 beijing Lu, Yuexiu District, Guangzhou 广州 市越秀区北京路225号 (020-8336 0050)

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A new-fashioned Christmas

Sartorial tips for your holiday parties By Marianna Cerini

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hristmas is about celebration and excess, snoozing and lunchtime boozing, loafing, laughing, arguing with family members you see once a year, frantic last minute shopping and watching TV while munching leftovers on Boxing Day. You’d think you wouldn’t need a style guide for that – onesie, a Christmas jumper, thick woolen socks and the job’s done. But there is also the fabled Yuletide bash – mulled wine, smooching under the mistletoe and photocopying ones own buttocks off the back of eggnog bender. So, if you are asked to partake in some good ol’ schmoozing, here’s some inspiration for looking your best this festive season.

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HER [1] Ted Baker clutch, RMB1499.99. // www.asos.com [2] M  arks & Spencer bralet, RMB299. // www.marksandspencer.cn [3] Zara heels, RMB599. // www.zara.cn

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H&M necklace, RMB99. // www.hm.com Zara dress, RMB499. // www.zara.cn Topshop crop tee, RMB220. // www.topshop.com COS scuba coat, RMB1,900. // www.cosstores.com

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What’s New

Coming to a theater near you

The Crossing

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December is reserved for China’s biggest films, and legendary director John Woo (Hard Boiled, Face/Off) kicks off the blockbuster month. The two-part 3-D film depicts the 1949 sinking of the Taiwan-bound Taiping steamer, which resulted in nearly 1,000 deaths. Inspired by Dr. Zhivago, Woo has crafted an epic that weaves numerous stories of the doomed, rich and famous passengers (but has dismissed talk that this is ‘China’s Titanic’). Zhang Ziyi (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon) headlines a star-studded cast that includes ‘Asia’s Johnny Depp’ Takeshi Kaneshiro, South Korean star Song Hye-kyo (Grandmaster) and Huang Xiaoming (American Dreams in China). The second half should be released next summer.

The Taking of Tiger Mountain

Whether dressed in designer couture or being carried around in monogrammed handbags, dogs rule the stylish roost that is new China. Beijing-based writer Cherry Denman celebrates this trend in Way of Dog: A Canine Guide to Ancient Chinese Wisdom, which mixes Eastern philosophy with canine cuteness. Penguin releases it on December 8 and it will be available on Amazon.

Lanzhou alternative folk act Low Wormwood embarks on a new chapter of their renowned career with Flowers and Trees. The six-song EP is their first for Modern Sky, who has taken kindred spirits Song Dongye and Peng Tan from the coffee shops to the concert halls. The album features the group at their mellowest and is available at buy.modernsky.com.

Causing a Scene

To be or not to be For nine years, Paul Stebbings, with his troupe TNT Theatre, has been acting as a cultural Marco Polo, bringing drama classics to the Mainland. On top of staging TNT’s shows, Stebbings has worked with local artists at the Shanghai Dramatic Arts Center on projects such as his China-set, Mandarin adaptation of The Taming of the Shrew. He first visited the Middle Kingdom in 1983, the year the country opened up for individual tourism, spending two months backpacking from Yunnan to Northeast China. Following several personal visits, in 2005 he staged an adaptation of Charles Dickens’ Oliver Twist. Almost a decade on, TNT are coming to the PRD with their version of Shakespeare’s Hamlet. // sZ: December 4, 8pm, rmb60-260. shenzhen children’s

Palace, 2002 Fuzhong Yi Lu 福田区福中一路2002号 (07558351 3099) GZ: December 5-6, 7.30pm, rmb100-300. xinghai concert hall, 33 Qingbo Lu, ersha island, Yuexiu District 二沙岛 晴波路33号 (020-8735 2222 ext. 886)

The emotional and psychological effects of infidelity are explored in The Affair. Praised as one of this year’s best new programs, it’s buoyed by its shifting perspectives and an accomplished cast featuring Dominic West (The Wire), Ruth Wilson (Luther), Maura Tierney (ER) and Joshua Jackson (Dawson’s Creek). The season finale is December 21 and new episodes are streamable at Sohu and Youku. Hao… Bu Hao

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Over four decades, Saigon-born director Tsui Hark has gone from member of the Hong Kong new wave to master of the big-budget spectacle. While he failed to set Hollywood ablaze with his Jean-Claude Van DammeDennis Rodman vehicle Double Team, Tsui is box office gold on the Mainland. His latest 3-D action spectacle adapts Qu Bo’s 1957 classic Tracks in the Snowy Forest. It tells the true story of a Communist soldier who successfully infiltrates and takes down mountain bandits in snowy northeast China. Golden Horse award-winning Zhang Hanyu (The Assembly) stars, with cameos from former Super Junior member Hang Geng and Tony Leung Ka-fei (Election).

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Steven Spielberg will lend a hand in designing Beijing Universal Park. Set to open in 2019, it’s the latest in China’s theme park boom that includes projects by Hello Kitty creators Sanrio, Disney and DreamWorks. Locals DreamEast are also getting into the act with two mammoth projects devoted to Chinese culture and prehistoric civilization in development.

Going, going, gone! Last month, 63 auction houses were ordered to temporarily shut down for failing to meet industry regulations set in 2012. Rules require that employed experts must be trained by the State Administration of Cultural Heritage of China in a course that costs up to RMB10,000 and has a pass rate of 20 percent.

Three to See 2014 Art Shenzhen December 12-15, 9am-6pm, free admission. hall 6 and 7, convention & exhibition center, Fuhua san Lu, Futian District, shenzhen 深圳市福 田区福华三路深圳会展中心 (07558284 8900)

Peach Blossom Spring/Cacotopia Until December 28, daily 10am–10pm, free admission. Kui Yuan Gallery, 9 xuguyuan Lu, Yuexiu District, Guangzhou 广州 市越秀区恤孤院路9号 (020-8765 9746))

Nie Ou's Chinese Paintings Until December 9 (closed on mondays), 9am-5pm, free admission. shenzhen Art museum, 32 Donghu Yi Jie, Aiguo Dong Lu, Luohu District, shenzhen 深圳市爱国东路东湖一街32号 (0755-2542 6069)

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Milk & Water

A vampire revisionist tale BY Christine Gilbert

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vitlana Zavialova never studied deconstructionism, but her short indie vampire dystopian film Milk & Water, currently being shot in Shenzhen, uses this ideology. It’s a revisionist version of a vampire love triangle. Immortality changes from a power to a curse. “Our vampires are vegetarians,” says Anastasia Lebedeva, the film’s designer and producer, as she scrolls through pictures of the film’s costumes – almost monochromatic, complex pieces with lots of leather and metal facets. “They drink milk since they have lost the taste for blood,” she continues, partially explaining the movie title. The plot follows the love story of a vampire named Jane and her witch girlfriend Vanessa. All’s well until Vanessa catches Jane cheating on her with a man. Vanessa casts a spell on Jane to strip her of her vampire powers. Serendipitously, she enacts the enchantment during a planet parade, which somehow warps the spell to make all the vampires in the world lose their powers – except for their immortality.

Our vampires are vegetarians. They drink milk since they have lost the taste for blood

In addition to design and production, Lebedeva also acts in the film. Her character is the only non-magical personality, nerdy girl Kate. Kate spends the beginning of the movie researching the disappearance of her grandfather (Jane’s paramour), which later leads her to Jane and Vanessa. “It’s going to be the opposite of [other vampire movies] in that the drama’s gone,” says Zavialova, the film’s screenwriter and director, in a phone interview. I asked myself, ‘How will vampires see the world if they’ve seen its history firsthand?’ Life like that would be flavorless, like milk and water.” Though the story occurs in a world of vampires and witches, the movie privileges basic human themes of loss, fidelity and a search for truth over its more magical elements. “We show options of reality. We have to [use] human categories. Our storyline is human, but I wouldn’t say everyone could relate,” says Zavialova.

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Heavily influenced by Jean Paul Gaultier’s costumes in The Fifth Element, both Zavialova and Lebedeva planned the film to be a fashion project as well. Detailed outfits combined with a minimalistic background and 3-D design help to create the alternate world portrayed in Milk & Water. “Fashion adds details. There are things that can be said by dialogue, but fashion is something that completes the characters,” says Zavialova. The international production crew of Milk & Water wanted to create a “neorealist cityscape,” as Lebedeva puts it. “Shenzhen… has a lot of empty spaces and modern architecture… There is no blend with past and future [here]. There is now and future.” So far, locals have been receptive to helping with the project. “We spent quite a while in preproduction asking restaurants and business owners for permission. Some are even shutting down temporarily for us to use the venue,” notes Zavialova. The crew of artists, designers and technicians behind Milk & Water live and work in China. However, the country influenced the project’s creation more than being integral to some aspect of the plot. Zavialova has lived in many cities around the world, including

New York and Los Angeles, but appreciates how living in China has particularly affected this project. “It seems to be a great place to create here. In China, there is more of a united consciousness. It makes everyone be able to help each other,” she says. She cites how the films score was composed by local musician Greg Merrell as an example. “What I was thinking picture-wise, somehow he transformed into the music. Somehow we were synchronized. I think we are all being influenced in a good way into this Chinese kind of structure.” While the film does have men involved in the production – including Denys Leontyev, a special effects supervisor with 10 years of experience in big budget films in Moscow – the scriptwriting, directing and most of the actors are all women. It’s not an overtly feminist work, but will probably have strong feminist appeal. After wrapping at the end of December, Milk & Water will be entered in several film festivals, including the New York International Independent Film Festival, Future Shorts Film Festival and the Hong Kong Film Festival.

// Zavialova and Levedeva are still open to adding investors to their team and can be contacted at [email protected]

Dance

It’s a Mad World

Inside the mind of choreographer Sylvie Xing Chen By Jocelyn Richards

gether. I give different themes and exercises such as moving like an animal, running water, stones… It could also be daily-life activities such as eating, sleeping or making love. In an official performance I will define the theme and give my dancers material like a big piece of paper, wine, honey or flour… to dance or move with. Each dancer of the group brings his own energy to the choreography… With this energy they express themselves through movement and their voices. We perform on the stage with 100 percent spontaneity but conscious interactions.

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hen it comes to modern dance, Sylvie Xing Chen is taking abstract movement to an entirely new level with a zealous blend of spontaneity and conceptual choreography. Her dance troupe, ButoInSwitzerland, can be found slinking gracefully through the alleyways of Paris or bending into the majestic folds of white sheets in what have come to be known as some of the most mesmerizing performances known to contemporary dance. A native of southern China, Sylvie diverged from her previous focus in traditional Chinese painting to pursue acting and dance in the French capital 10 years ago. In 2013, she founded ButoInSwitzerland, a contemporary dance and theater group that fuses elements of Western art, Chinese opera and Japanese traditional dance. With conceptual expressions that read like poetry, ButoInSwitzerland explores the dimensions of time, emotions and faith. She spoke to us about her concepts and ideals.

You majored in traditional Chinese painting at the Guangzhou Fine Arts Academy, and have done traditional and contemporary calligraphy, photography, mineral paintings and a number of theater productions. How have these experiences in other mediums affected your approach to modern dance? At 18 I realized that my creativity should be expressed through more than just painting. I wanted to express myself in other ways... I went to Paris to study, and I discovered con-

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I give my dancers material like a big piece of paper, wine, honey or flour to dance or move with temporary dance-theater. It’s a wonderful medley of body movements, singing, languages, dance and other elements.

In what ways have your interpretations of modern dance changed since moving from Guangzhou to Paris to Switzerland? I started in China with hip-hop and jazz. Later in Paris, I was trained… in contemporary dance-theater. I worked with directors such as Sylvaine Hinglais and Samuel Morales Abarza... Later, I met a choreographer, Ursula Berger, in Switzerland, with whom I collaborated on dance-theater pieces. Since 2009 I have worked on different projects for the Performing Academy in Zurich and a film with Fred Van der Kooji. ButoInSwitzerland is partly improvisational and the dancers' movements often appear very sporadic like they are acting in the moment. What proportion of their performances are rehearsed and how much is spontaneous? My dancers and I meet each Sunday for two hours and improvise choreography to-

How does the troupe's method of communication differ from that of other modern dance troupes? I refuse the so-called ‘perfect age’ or ‘perfect dancer figure’ mentality. All my dancers have different body shapes, different ages and different stage experiences. For example, Urs Allemann is a 60-year-old ballet dancer. Gabriel Mareque is a 21-year-old hip-hop dancer. Chris Stettler is a 44-year-old jazz dancer… They all enjoy creating with me, and we perform perfectly together.

What specific elements of Western culture, Chinese opera and Japanese traditional dance does the troupe tend to use in its choreography? Improvisation is the most important [element] that I take from Western culture. Most of the Chinese-style artists are too ‘prepared,’ losing the naivety and curiosities of creation. Chinese opera singing is a great inspiration for my voice performance: the dramatic, long scream. From the traditional Japanese dance, I learned coded face and hand expressions, extremely slow movement and freeze movement – which can change the perception of time. What kinds of props are utilized in your upcoming performance in Guangzhou, and what do they signify? In the piece ‘Future: Heretofore,’ each dancer will attach three to six toilet paper rolls on their body and walk in the space. These white lines represent their future, their present and heretofore. At the beginning… dancers are improvising with a big pullover, which restricts their body. It’s a symbol of obsession of the past and anxiety for future.

// butoinswitzerland is performing on December 13 at blur space concept, bldg c17, 60 songnan Lu, baiyun District, Guangzhou 广州市白云区松南路60号唐人文化码头c17栋

ARTS « music

The Fallacy

Leaders of the new school By Andrew Chin

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or years, all paths to Mainland musical success passed through Beijing. But as China’s second and third-tier cities swell, so do their cultural currency, allowing acts like The Fallacy to build a national following from the suburbs of Henan Province. “Xinxiang has a rock atmosphere,” says singer-guitarist Wang Xubo. “While the city is small, many bands include it in their tour and there are several bands here. Personally, I don’t think it matters where you’re from. Music is the most important thing.” Formed in 2008, the trio has released two snarling records on Modern Sky. Musically, they’re carrying the torch for China’s Internetdriven post-punk tradition, which began flourishing a decade ago and produced current standouts Carsick Cars and Hedgehog. Wang believes that young Chinese musicians are attracted to pioneers like Joy Division, The Birthday Party and Swans, “because of their independent attitude, their artistic approach and just the greatness of the music.” The father of Chinese art-punk, P.K. 14 frontman Yang Haisong gave The Fallacy the ultimate seal of approval by producing their sophomore record Debris. Describing the sessions as “a very happy time,” Wang praises Yang’s live-to-tape recording style for capturing the group’s musical growth. “From our first record to Debris, we built up better mutual understanding of our music,” he says.

Paradoxically, that meant getting looser. Debris layers shards of sharp riffs that threaten to rail out of control, creating a more menacing mood than their excellent 2011 debut, The Silence of Others. While released in March, the band is supporting it with their first national tour that takes them to Yuyintang on December 20. Wang marvels at the 21-city itinerary, admitting “there’s no telling what will happen,” but promises The Fallacy are at their natural nastiest on stage. He’s encouraged that “indie music is really starting to affect young Chinese people,” shouting out Xi'an’s The Fuzz. Following the tour, The Fallacy will work on their third record, eyeing a late-2015 release. Wang is also forming a second group and talks up the advantages of being a suburban artist. “Life is more comfortable with less pressure,” he says. “It allows us to put more energy into the band and make good music.”

// sZ: December 27, 8.30-10pm, rmb40-60. b10, north District, oct-Loft, nanshan District 南山区 华侨城创意文化园北区b10栋北侧 (8633 7602); GZ: December 28, 8.30-10pm, rmb40-60. t:union, 361-365, Guangzhou Dadao Zhong, Yuexiu District 越秀区广州大道中361-365号东方花苑首层 (020-3659 7623)

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books

Frog

Nobel Prize winner Mo Yan’s latest work By Aelred Doyle

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hat to make of Mo Yan? Originally written in 2009, this Englishlanguage version has been much awaited by Anglophones eager to see what the fuss is all about. This is the most recent novel by the winner of the 2012 Nobel Prize in Literature after all, and the prolific Howard Goldblatt is the most lauded of the Chinese-toEnglish translators. We haven’t read the earlier books, so can’t pronounce on Mo’s body of work as a whole, but this is a disappointment. Frog covers well-trodden territory with a surreal veneer that reduces our engagement with the characters, and adds a misbegotten final flourish. As he has done previously, Mo sets the novel in his own childhood home of Gaomi County in Shandong Province. Born in 1955, he lived through the Great Leap Forward and the Cultural Revolution, and he has come at these subjects either obliquely or directly in his work. The most important character, the narrator’s aunt (who in the novel is known as Gugu – father’s sister), is apparently also based on Mo’s own aunt; he has said he asked her not to read the book on the grounds that it would make her angry. Gugu is a gynecologist, and a woman of fierce intelligence and courage, saving lives by replacing primitive childbearing methods with a modern medical approach. When her fighter pilot fiance defects to Taiwan, her reputation is ruined and the Cultural Revolution becomes difficult for her. Yet she still remains admired until the One-Child Policy begins to be implemented and her role becomes a rather different one. The drive of the novel for its first two thirds or so is her passage from heroism to fanaticism. In a rare interview, Mo told Der Spiegel that “China has gone through such tremendous change over the past decades that most of us consider ourselves victims. Few people ask themselves, though: ‘Have I also hurt others?’ Frog deals with this question, with this possibility.” It’s an admirable ambition. Yet that kind of probing is obscured by the growing absurdity of the plot in the later stages of the book, as Mo throws the stylistic kitchen sink

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China has gone through such tremendous change that most of us consider ourselves victims. Frog deals with the question, ‘Have I also hurt others?’ at his themes. The framing device is letters from narrator Tadpole to a Japanese professor friend, written from the vantage point of old age. It adds nothing to the book, and seems to be there to liberate Mo from a conventional narrative following Tadpole from the hard days of mid-century to today’s modern China. It’s in these later present-day sections that things go wrong, with Tadpole and wife

Little Lion stumbling on an illegal operation that comes to include a horribly scarred surrogate mother, a Don Quixote-themed restaurant and some pretty terrible behavior. We are so far from reality here, and movement is so bogged down in metaphor and subsequent explanation of metaphor (the character ‘wa,’ the Chinese name of this novel, can mean both ‘frog’ and ‘baby’ – you’d better believe that Mo grinds hard at this linguistic quirk), that we found our patience tried rather than our empathy won. Mo Yan is clearly an excellent writer. At its best, Frog is engrossing, and its village of people become vivid through accumulation of detail and a precise grotesquerie (Mo has described his work as “peasant writing”). Late in the book there is a wonderful depiction of Tadpole chasing a thief, only to be turned on by the whole town and chased himself. “What I don’t understand, Sensei, is why people have to be so horrible,” writes Tadpole. Here, the plaint is moving and earned. Early in the book, young Tadpole describes what it was like to eat coal, and in general the writing in early sections is nicely balanced between sharp accuracy and light satire. And yet, and yet. Writing in the London Review of Books, Nikil Saval noted that “a boundless disregard of tone is indeed Mo Yan’s signature.” It’s a point well made, and the tendency of characters to move between earthy quips and grand declamation is a problem from the start. Gugu’s highly symbolic form of madness in her later days is more literary device than neurosis, and the very end of the book goes badly wrong, with Tadpole deciding to write the last section of the story (remember, these are his letters) in the form of a play. This form does have the benefit of zipping along, and illuminating the themes of selfishness and corruption, and the neverending sway of superstition; but it’s too much, too late. But who are we to argue with the Swedish Academy? Readers should read Frog for themselves, since it’s been a divisive book from the start. We’ll be trying Mo Yan’s earlier books to find out what all the fuss is about.

// Frog by mo Yan (Penguin) is available on Amazon.

COVER STORY

Celebrating the best and brightest of Guangzhou and Shenzhen's restaurants, bars and clubs.

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From left to right: Amy Nguyen, Chief Product Director of Muine; Casey Tan Kok Chuan, Regional Operation Director (Southern) of Element Fresh; Johnny Morgan, Manager of The Tavern Sports Bar; Franz Estermann, Western Executive Chef of The Garden Hotel, Guangzhou; Stefano Nicodemo, Chef de Cuisine of The Ritz-Carlton Shenzhen; Aaron McKenzie, Owner of Social&Co; Yvan Collet, Owner of Chez Max

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Restaurant of the Year Readers’ Choice: Brotzeit German Bier and Restaurant Borscht, mashed potatoes, pork, extensive desserts – we’d eat one or all of these any day at Brotzeit. The staff is attentive, the decor crisp and the beer flowing, making it an all-round German gem.

Best New Restaurant Readers’ Choice: Viviano Take another little pizza our heart, Viviano, and keep it, as long as you leave us your Neapolitan fare. Viviano offers seafood, beef and chicken dishes, as well as Italian espresso to sip while people watching.

Bar/Club of the Year Readers’ Choice: The Terrace A longstanding favorite among Shenzheners, The Terrace has proven over and over that good food, good music and good drinks can all be in one place. Many an expat holds a found memory or 20 from a night out here.

Best New Bar/Club Readers’ Choice: The Tavern Sports Bar & Grill Excellently priced British food, a huge beer selection, a kids’ menu and signed sports memorabilia equals fun for the whole family. What’s up with the pole by the stairs? Head down to find out…

Editors’ Choice: The Kitchen Futian For five years, The Kitchen Futian has served Shenzhen expats some of their best meals away from home. From Thanksgiving turkey to glazed Christmas ham, Executive Chef Justus Jennings crafts meals as good as (or better than) your mom’s.

Editors’ Choice: Pepper Club Fat Man Scoop, Boy George, Mamy Rock – who can’t you find at Pepper? Throw in some of their specialty cocktails and a few white parties, and you’ve got one of the most happening clubs in Shenzhen.

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Editors’ Choice: The Grill – Hilton Shenzhen Shekou Nanhai Where can you find views of Shenzhen Bay and a cheese cave? At the Hilton, of course, along with fresh seafood and fine wine. And yes, we said cheese cave.

Editors’ Choice: One Da Bar “Green Tea Bitch, please,” is what you’ll say to the mixologist at One Da Bar, while listening to DJs spin jazz, soul and funk. Though located out in Bao’an we like that they’re trying to be different. Go individualism!

Best Italian Readers’ Choice: Baia We love places where the owners bike to work, the lasagna has spinach and salads come topped with large flakes of parmesan cheese. Hip, high up and chilled out, Shenzhen’s cool kids go to Baia to listen to DJ Tayta spin his innovative Latin beats.

Best German Readers’ Choice: Bierhaus Bierhaus does hospitality the German way: with daily drafts, imported Paulaner beers, pork knuckle, homemade sausages and a comfy atmosphere. We almost feel like we’re in the foothills of Bavaria and not Sea World!

Best Brew Readers’ Choice: Bionic Brew Bionic was the little microbrewery that could – until disgruntled neighbors stepped in with a brick and noise complaints. With a dedicated army of outside loiterers though, it will take a lot more than that to shut down this town favorite.

Best Southeast Asian Readers’ Choice: Let’s Viet Centrally located in Link City, Let’s Viet offers traditional Vietnamese dishes at a great price and enough pho to keep you warm during the coming winter. Slurp up!

Best Cafe Readers’ Choice: Trainspotting Shisha Bar and Grill Art Café + Live Music Two things are expected at Trainspotting: hookah and a good time.

Best Bakery Readers’ Choice: Backstube People come from all over Shenzhen just to buy Backstube’s multi-grains, laugens and Black Forest cakes. Then again, you could just use their same-day delivery service.

Editors’ Choice: Paletto, The RitzCarlton Shenzhen Gourmet to the max, Paletto delivers the best of Italy in their wine selections, pasta, grilled seafood and regional dishes. Known often to visit tables personally, Chef Stefano Nicodemo likes putting twists on Italian classics.

Editors’ Choice: Muine One whiff of the lemongrass beef or soft-shell crab with mango and avocado rolls and you’ll float to a tropical paradise at this light, airy and tranquil space that offers tired shoppers some coastal Vietnamese cuisine.

Editors’ Choice: Paulaner Bräuhaus Shenzhen Shekou With a wide deck and spacious dining room, customers can stretch out after knocking back micro-brewed German beers along with hearty breads and meats. Their Oktoberfest costumes aren’t half bad either.

Editors’ Choice: Aix Arôme Café This coffee chain is like a finely tuned barista station: multiple projects occur all at once, whether it’s creating an oceanic concept cafe or brainstorming ways to teach the Chinese what good coffee actually tastes like.

Editors’ Choice: Löwenburg Brauerei With a brewmeister straight out of Bavaria, how could we not choose this Minghua Ship restaurant as Best Brew? All beer is made in-house from Germanysourced ingredients. Pair with the authentic eats.

Editors’ Choice: HH Gourmet It’s not all about the bagels… Oh, who are we kidding? It’s definitely about the bagels and the bagel chips and multiple kinds of cream cheese, especially the honey and walnut. We just can't get enough of these carbs.

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Best Live Music Readers’ Choice: McCawley’s Futian The Philippines lost a national musical treasure the day four-piece Harmony sailed over to Shenzhen. Covering top 40 hits, they also take requests and help out those trying to get a moment in the limelight during open-mic night.

Best Buffet Readers’ Choice: The Show Kitchen – Grand Hyatt Shenzhen Dinner and a show is what you get here, only the dinner is the show. The five openair kitchens are each dedicated to a different cuisine, the best of all-you-can-eat Western and Eastern food.

Best Chinese Readers’ Choice: Chun Man Yuan (Keji Branch) Come here in the morning for excellent dim sum, but make sure you arrive early if you want to beat the long lines that inevitably form at this hugely popular spot for delicious small eats.

Best Deli Readers’ Choice: Daily Treats – The Westin Shenzhen Nanshan Small and cozy, this is the perfect place to dine in a rush, especially if you want a sandwich and cheesecake. Enjoy pastries, cookies and coffee, all conveniently located behind Holiday Plaza.

Best Pizza Readers’ Choice: Kiwi Pizza Freshly made dough, hand-tossed crust, mozzarella cheese, veggies and no highfructose corn syrup make this chain our readers’ go to option for pizza. Bonus: they have avocados as a topping and support the All Blacks.

Best Afternoon Tea Readers’ Choice: L’épicerie Sip tea and eat one of Shenzhen’s best almond croissants. A relaxed atmosphere, menu with vegetarian-friendly options and outdoor seating accented by breezes from the harbor contribute to this Rose Garden spot’s allure.

Editors’ Choice: V Bar – The Venice Hotel Shenzhen The members from Elevate come from four different continents yet seamlessly play music together of international variety. Go ahead, try to find a rock, Latin or top 40 song these guys can’t play well.

Editors’ Choice: Taste Deli – Four Points by Sheraton Shenzhen Just come over from Hong Kong and want some chocolate? Run into Taste Deli (near Futian Checkpoint) to get your fix or buy several cakes for later degustation.

Editors’ Choice: Social – The St. Regis Shenzhen Eat delicious breakfast in Shenzhen’s highest building. Check. Return to buffet to eat second breakfast. Check. Continue until full. Check, check, check! Repeat at lunch and dinner.

Editors’ Choice: Lou Palacio Pizza Run by a husband and wife team, this joint just revamped with a new, more comfortable interior and extended menu. Our favorite remains the same though: the large honey goat pizza.

Editors’ Choice: Shang Garden – Futian Shangri-La Shenzhen Barbecued seafood, noodles and whimsical desserts like the fish-shaped corn pudding showcase Huaiyang and Cantonese cuisine. If you meet Chef Anthony Dong, ask him how he became an honorary professor.

Editors’ Choice: Yi Bar & Lounge – Four Seasons Hotel Shenzhen Power up at Yi Bar & Lounge with a Thunderbolt Darjeeling before munching on petits fours (preferably the raspberry cupcake cube).

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Best Brunch Readers’ Choice: Flavorz – The Ritz Carlton Shenzhen Customization is the emphasis here, with both Western and Eastern-style dishes cooked to order. Open kitchens, seasonal produce and a great wine selection make this the perfect lazy morning meal spot.

Editors’ Choice: Feast – Sheraton Dameisha Resort Can you beat a Sunday afternoon of brunch and beach walks? Diners at this sandadjacent spot should not miss the jasmineflavored creme brulee, which is a true treat.

Best Latin Restaurant Readers’ Choice: Tequila Coyote Cantina Shekou Date night, family night, I-justneed-some-Tex-Mex-rightnow night – Tequila Coyote Cantina continues to be the place for just about any night of the week. Tortilla soups, burritos, tacos and margaritas will fill you with south-of-theborder goodness. Editors’ Choice: Alenha – The Intercontinental Shenzhen Brazilian steaks and caipirinhas can be consumed to your heart’s desire here. Add on some tropical fruits and daily soups and you could almost be in Rio.

Best Grill/BBQ Readers’ Choice: Bubba Mac’s Smokehouse BBQ Bubba’s carries Stubb’s barbecue sauce from Austin, Texas – automatic win. The menu offers pulled pork, turkey, ribs, chicken and briskets, all smoked inhouse.

Editors’ Choice: Grange Grill – The Westin Shenzhen Venture to the top of the Westin for a steak with a view. Choose from different grades of Wagyu beef and accompany your cut with a glass of wine.

Best Burger Readers’ Choice: McCawley’s Peninsula Pulled beef, Wagyu beef with blue cheese or the classic McCawley’s burger are all good here. Small and peaceful, McCawley’s Peninsula location can be found on Shenzhen Bay, serving ravenous expats meat and pints after a hard day’s work.

Editors’ Choice: Frankie’s If this American joint wins at something, it’s their patties and buns. Enjoy one of their many burgers while watching Game of Thrones or talking – you know, what normal people do at bars.

Best Japanese Readers’ Choice: Kyoku Teppanyaki Minimalistic in design but big on flavor, Kyoku Teppanyaki offers seafood, vegetables and soups. Be sure to watch the fireworks through the large glass windows if you go at night.

Editors’ Choice: Shizuku – JW Marriott Hotel Shenzhen Both teppanyaki and sushi can be ordered from this smart spot. If you get the beef, eat it with the homemade sesame sauce.

Best Outdoor Area Readers’ Choice: Club Viva! Shekou Fresh air from the bay, a view of Sea World and seats to rest tired legs from dancing, Club Viva! Shekou has got your outdoor club area needs covered. Take in the beautiful skyline view while lounging to recovery for round two of dancing inside. Best Outdoor Area Editors’ Choice: Fool Heaven Most evenings, Shenzheners just want a quality beer and place to talk with friends. Fool Heaven’s deck provides a platform for both at great prices.

Best Contemporary Western Readers’ Choice: Duke’s – The Langham Shenzhen Chorizo tapas, jazz, art and a comfortable sea – Duke’s offers all this and more in an intimate setting. The menu might not be extensive, but it is superb.

Editors’ Choice: Four Season Oyster Bar (OCT Bay) Lemon-seasoned Norwegian salmon, shrimp cocktail and lots of oysters make Four Season Oyster Bar a seafood lover’s favorite port of call. Located in OCT Bay, it also makes for a romantic date night. Just don’t’ get the shrimp stuck in your teeth.

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Double Happiness

Terry Fox Run and GIVES in one jam-packed day by Matt Horn

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ecember 6 will be a big day for the international community in Guangzhou. In the morning, the 12th Guangzhou Terry Fox Run will be held at Luhu Golf Club, raising money for the global cancer charity. Then, from midday, GIVES (Guangdong International Volunteer Expat Services) will host its annual International Food and Fun Fair in the Canton Place.

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Follow the Fox When Canadian teenager Terry Fox was diagnosed with osteosarcoma in 1977, the most common bone cancer to affect young people, doctors did not hesitate to amputate his right leg. Today, in many ways thanks to the young Canadian’s incredible story, sufferers no longer face such a drastic treatment, not only keeping their limbs intact but surviving. That was not the story for Terry Fox himself, who passed away four years after the amputation. But in those four years he not only endured cancer treatment, he embarked on the remarkable Marathon of Hope across Canada that continues to inspire people around the world today. Running with a prosthetic right leg, he covered more than 5,000 kilometers in 143 days and inspired a nation. Earlier this year, an estimated three million Canadians took part in Terry Fox Runs across the Great White North, but the event is also increasingly international, now being held in more than 60 countries. At 8.30am on December 6, thousands of runners will set off from the start line at Luhu Golf Club, which is running the event in partnership with Canadian

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hotel chain the Four Seasons. In the past 11 years, the Terry Fox Run in Guangzhou has successfully raised almost RMB3 million and greatly contributed to the development of cancer research in the region. Among those lining up will be the Canadian consul general in Guangzhou himself, Weldon Epp, a long-term supporter of the event. “Guangzhou’s Terry Fox Run is by now a great community tradition in this city,” he explains, “raising awareness and funds which all stay in Guangdong to further cancer research. Terry Fox’s bravery, as a teenager facing death from cancer, and his audacious decision to raise awareness and funds by running across Canada with a prosthetic leg, made him a hero in Canada and an inspiration that continues to cross borders and generations.” As ever, the run is set to be a truly international experience. Expected numbers of anywhere between 4,000 and 7,000 will be running 2 kilometers, 5 kilometers or 10 kilometers, depending on level of fitness.

// to learn more about the terry Fox run visit www.terryfox.org/run

How would you like to enjoy a global tour for your taste buds while being entertained by performances and performers from around the world? Throw in the chance to win great raffle prizes and bid for amazing auction items and there really is only one place to be between noon and 6pm on December 6. For the 13th time, GIVES is hosting its annual International Food and Fun Fair in the Canton Place in Zhujiang Xincheng, with fantastic food and family fun guaranteed. The flagship fair follows the tried and tested recipe of combining international performances with food and drink from all corners of the world, ensuring it has become one of the highlights of the expat calendar. With the motto of working hand in hand, GIVES brings together all aspects of the international community, from schools to consulates, from chambers of commerce to world-renowned hotels. The result is an event that not only gives everyone a great day out, but raises muchneeded funds. This year's event is again raising money to help support autistic children in Guangdong. GIVES has been working along-

side local organizations and schools to raise awareness of the condition, this year bringing experts from abroad to speak at conferences and share their expertise. For many years autism went under the radar here in China, but it is far more recognized today, although much work still needs to be done. "The fair is the key event for GIVES," explains Rosaline Yam, the charity's president. "It could not succeed without the support of New World, owners of the Canton Place, those who rent the booths and provide the food, the people who entertain us on the stage and, of course, the people who come along on the day. “The aim of GIVES is to join hands with the local community in many different ways, through sport, through music, through art, through farming and through autism support. We stand for the spirit of the four 'I's: interaction, insight, inspiration and integrity. Entrance to the fair costs RMB20 for adults and RMB10 for children, with immediate entry into the prize draw.

// GiVes is always looking for help, support and volunteers. if you want to get involved in any way, contact [email protected] or visit www.gives.cn

silk road hitchhikers » COMMUNITY

Volleyball at the End of the World

Beneath the stars, beside the black lake BY Lee Moore

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e almost did not get to our final camping spot in our trip to hitchhike the Silk Road. We had been told that you could not buy bus tickets to Karakul until the day of your journey. So, at 10am Beijing time, I rolled into the bus station to buy two tickets for Galen and myself to the ‘black lake,’ situated on the edge of China. "Today, we're all sold out," the old Han Chinese lady told me, leaning towards the window "What?" I said. "You have to come earlier," she instructed. "Is there anywhere else that I can get tickets?" "Here. Come earlier tomorrow," she informed me. "No, for today?" I begged. She shrugged. "There is a place where pickup trucks leave to go up to Karakul Lake. But it is more expensive, and I do not know much about it. Try here." She wrote down the name of an intersection in Kashgar's suburbs. The address she gave me led to a parking lot where leather-necked pickup truck drivers were gathered. Karakul is so remote that most of the goods freighted up to it come via these drivers, who fill their cabs with four passengers and their beds full of freight. I negotiated a price for a truck – RMB200, five times the price of a bus ticket – and we were off, carry-

ing, amongst other things, a large sign for the China Meteorological Association. Karakul is about as far away from Beijing as you can get while still being within China’s borders. In fact, it is as close to Beirut as it is to the capital, and only 60 miles from Afghanistan. The body of water is at an altitude of 3,645 meters, but it sits beside the massive Muztagh Ata, a mountain which towers over the lake at a height of 7,546 meters. When we hopped out of our pickup, we steered clear of the official lakeside 'park,' which charges admission to tour-bus visitors, and found a quiet yurt owned by some Kyrgyz shepherds who let us stay the night. Hiking around Karakul, we took a path used by herders to go deeper into the mountains, where roads have not yet penetrated. Two boys on motorbikes zoomed past me, bouncing along the dirt path in offbrand wind suits and tennis shoes, their hats turned to the sides of their heads. "Hello," they shouted, laughing as they sped around

the lake and up into the brown hills. Clambering further, we ran into some more young shepherds, these playing volleyball. Their court was nothing more than a dirt area bifurcated by a limp net. A motorcycle was parked on one side, and their play was occasionally interrupted by sheep passing through. In the background rose a dozen grey yurts amid mud-brown hills. Behind those loomed Muztagh Ata, ‘the father of ice mountains,’ his white peak lost in the clouds. We joined the kids for half a game, but they soon dispersed to tend their flocks. Night came quick and cold. The people who owned the yurt where we were staying gave us some pilaf and tea. I popped a beer and we relaxed beside our temporary dwelling as night crept up Muztagh Ata's side. The nighttime sky was the best we’d seen in China, the Milky Way buxom above the 7,000-meter peak. We did little more than stare, dumbfounded.

// Lee moore and Galen burke won the 2013 outside

magazine Adventure Grant with a plan to hitchhike the chinese section of the silk road, from xi’an to Kashgar, visiting parks and scenic areas along the way. the project's goal is explore china's remaining wild spaces while also understanding what the chinese people think of the wild. We’ll be following their journey every month as they investigate the culture and nature along this historic trade route. For more information on the silk road hitchhikers, visit

Photo by Galen Burke

www.silkroadhitchhikers.com

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Speaking in Several Tongues

Being multilingual is good for the brain BY Lena Gidwani

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veryone agrees – birth up to the end of primary school is the best time in which to learn a second, or even a third, language. There are some 6,800 spoken tongues in the world, and since babies have no idea where they will be born or what they will be exposed to, they are dependent on their parents to provide enough stimuli to ensure they can communicate. That talent to absorb, however, fades fast. Jeffrey Kluger, senior editor of Time magazine, wrote a brilliant, thought-provoking article in 2013 about babies and the field of linguistics and neurology. He proclaimed that during the first few months of a baby’s life, its brain builds a large number of important connections – up to a billion a second. By the age of about eight months, synapses number 1,000 trillion, but then they start to decline precipitously unless the child is exposed to stimulation. By the age of 10, they have reduced by half to approximately 500 trillion. It is during this period of time that the foundation for vision, language, thinking, attitudes, aptitudes and other characteristics are established. In these early years, also known as the critical period of growth and development, the brain is like a sponge. Once development is complete, the window closes and any further learning has to be gained through long and hard traditional methods. This primary assumption goes back to the basis of research conducted by Eric Lenneberg, one of the pioneers in the contemporary field of the biology of language. Other studies have shown that children who

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Polyglots were found to have a larger density of grey matter, the part of the brain which is responsible for processing information learn a language before the onset of adolescence are much more likely to have native pronunciation. Tests carried out during the last few decades, particularly those conducted most recently by University College London, have shown that a multilingual brain is quicker and better able to deal with ambiguities, resolve conflicts and resist diseases and other forms of dementia. Polyglots were found to have a larger density of grey matter, the part of the brain which is responsible for processing information, including memory, speech and sensory perception. Those who had been exposed to a secondary or tertiary language from an early age proved to have the most grey matter. With the enhancement in overall mental development, the result is increased skills, self-esteem, thinking and reasoning skills and math ability, in addition to learning how to read earlier. All this is not new information for international schools here in the PRD. Most

of their students take timetabled lessons in Mandarin that last from about 40 minutes to an hour, three to four times a week, with some offering options for a third home language such as French, German, Spanish, Japanese and even Arabic and Russian. The language of instruction, however, is still essentially English. Having said that, several schools in China have now implemented true duallanguage immersion programs, where an equal emphasis is placed on both Mandarin and English for kids as young as pre-kindergarteners. Elaine Whelen, head of the soon-tobe-opened ISA International School in Guangzhou, is convinced that parents in the community are finally starting to embrace the beauty of truly living in China and of starting language instruction from the getgo. Her school will offer a minimum of at least three hours of instruction time in both English and Chinese every day. “Over my years in education, over numerous occasions I have heard parents lament the lack of time for, and/or quality of, language programmes. But many educational leaders remain focused on just English as the most important language in the school, if not the world. This thinking is not based on educational research, nor is it meeting the needs of the current clients, students and parents. I cannot explain this phenomenon, but I do know that all the educational, linguistic and neuroscientific research supports mother tongue and bilingual immersion programs," says Whelen. Kids in schools around the PRD and elsewhere don’t have to think too much about what’s happening up in their brains when they go to school each morning. Instead, they naturally develop an awareness and appreciation of the rich, lyrical and diverse experience of living and growing in a cultural environment like ours. When most adults are keenly aware of the headaches associated with studying languages later in life, it’s just common sense to encourage a multilingual education for children as early as possible.

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CITY SCENES Oktoberfest at Paulaner Bräuhaus Shenzhen Shekou (Supported by

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On the evening of October 24, around one hundred people explored the delights of Bavarian gastronomic cuisine at the Oktoberfest opening ceremony in Paulaner Bräuhaus Shenzhen Shekou. Highlights included a beer-drinking contest and a lucky draw. Paulaner Bräuhaus replicated traditions steeped in 200 years of Oktoberfest history by having their wait staff don traditional Bavarian costumers and their customers drink copious beer, all while Toni’s Beerband played merry tunes to spur them on. Guests were treated to sumptuous, authentic German fare such as: traditional pork knuckle, a variety of platters, classic cocktails and, of course, freshly brewed Paulaner beer. The festival ran from October 24 to November 2.

Sila Sibiri Wudang Fight Club (Supported by

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The opening ceremony of Sila Sibiri Wudang Fight Club was held on November 14 at the Shenzhen Sports Stadium. Sila Sibiri Wudang will be the first fight club in China to combine training, communication and mixed martial arts entertainment. Sergey Timchenko, President of the joint Chinese-Russian Tim Chen Co. Corporation, gave a speech outlining the club’s plan to use both Russian and Chinese fighting styles. MMA demonstrations from both adults and children were given.

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The International Cuisine Wine and Food Festival (ICWFF) (Supported by

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From November 13-17, the International Cuisine Wine and Food Festival (ICWFF), the first gastronomic festival in Shenzhen’s history, was held at Shekou Pier. Festival-goers tasted wine from France, Italy and other European countries while listening to a bagpipe player, eating Spanish ham and watching flamenco dancing. An Oktoberfest tent and demonstrations by some master chefs were the festival highlights. Photo credit: © Cyril Marcilhacy/ Agence Oblique

The French Chamber of Commerce and Industry in China (CCIFC) Beaujolais Nouveau Party (Supported by ) The Shangri-La Hotel Shenzhen in Luohu hosted the Beaujolais Nouveau Party of the French Chamber of Commerce and Industry in China (CCIFC) on November 22. Guests drank wine from the Beaujolais region of France and ate chicken liver, smoked duck and orange gateaux. Speeches were made by various local French personalities and prizes, including a Cathay Pacific roundtrip ticket to Europe and a Eurocave wine cellar, were won by lucky guests.

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PRD FOCUS SA International School hosted a successful seminar titled Dialogue with a Master Educator at the Four Seasons Hotel. The guest speaker, Christopher Stuart-Clark of Eton College shared many insights into what creates a top quality international school. He also announced his acceptance as an advisory board member for ISA International School, Guangzhou.

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rom November 22 to 27, the Canton Place organized an exhibition dedicated to Andy Warhol, with support from Why Museum. This exhibition is the first of its kind in South China showcasing the Father of Pop Art’s works. Meanwhile, the Canton Place’s signature event, the Christmas lighting, was held on November 29, bringing a festive glow to the area.

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igning a contract with Gimblett Wines, Elephant Hill Winery has officially entered the China market. The signing ceremony on November 17 was witnessed by Rebecca Needham, Consul General of New Zealand in Guangzhou, and local media.

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eloitte, one of the world’s top four audit firms, is scheduled to enter Yuexiu Financial Tower on July 1, 2015. The two parties signed a cooperation agreement on November 10 at Four Seasons Hotel Guangzhou, cementing what will hopefully become a long-term relationship.

arole Garreau, owner of Garreau Winery, brought three well-selected Armagnacs to Guangzhou last month, holding a wine-tasting luncheon at Hilton Guangzhou Tianhe for invited guests. Local media were able to experience the charms of three aromatic Armagnacs, savoring the fascinating history and multifarious flavors of the high-end spirit.

ew Wah International Education School invited Professor Kathy Sylva, a distinguished preeminent scholar from Oxford University, to visit Guangzhou for her very first time on November 15. Sylva spoke on the topic of why quality in early education matters, using evidence from the UK Effective Pre-School, Primary and Secondary Education (EPPSE) study.

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tahloy International School held its annual School Open Day on November 12. Classrooms were open to all parents and visitors throughout the day with the purpose of enhancing the public’s understanding of the school’s learning and teaching engagements.

Shenzhen reviews, events and information

Pulling on our Heartstrings Tango Identidad twirls into Shenzhen Poly Theater

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Christmas time: snow, ice skating, wassail – well, maybe not in Shenzhen. Anyways, we’ve still got cooler temperatures to enjoy, and what better way to cozy up during the holidays than with a cup of joe? Sieste Café (p60) in Chegongmiao will brighten your day with its coffee and tasty cakes and makes for a comfortable place to nap. In OCT-Loft, check out Gee Coffee (p62) if you want a true thirdwave coffee shop using siphons and pour over techniques. Don’t want to be a hot mess in a checkout line on Christmas Eve? Start your Christmas shopping now with a solid favorite: candy. Coco Park’s newly opened Candy Lab has some handmade hard candies for the kids, plus a glassenclosed section where you can watch the sweet treats being made. For a real meal though, check out famous local TV personality Chef Song’s D.U.B St. 23 near Coco Park. Juicy burgers and good times await you. Or for duck, head down to Nanshan District, where 1949 Duck De Chine is in its soft opening stage in OCT Bay. Further into Nanshan, near the west gate of Shenzhen University, Doors Chillout Lounge (p58) offers high-quality lamb and salad. Finally, for a Brazilian barbecue buffet and live music, Latina in Sea World is giving this combo the old college try. Seize the chance to enjoy the sunshine, breeze and other wonderful aspects of nature, before it gets too cold out. Captain’s Bar (p64), with its bay views and lighthouse, is a great place in Shekou for outdoor dining, especially with a date. For those wanting some nightlife in the winter months, hang out with friends at The Doghouse (p64), offering imported beer at excellent prices. Also, new nightclub Lachesis will attempt to bring the culture of Ibiza to Shenzhen through drinks, dancing and electronic music.

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Off the Vine

Reserve Mouton Cadet Sauternes

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ast month, we talked about noble rot, the fungal infection that leads to prized dessert wines. Continuing on that theme, December’s selection comes from Sauternes, a region of France which gives its name to particularly well-regarded examples of wine made from Botrytis cinereaaffected grapes. Sauternes is protected by the French appellation d’origine controlee (AOC), or ‘controlled designation of origin,’ a classification system that basically ensures only wines produced in the region – to certain specifications – are allowed to label

themselves as Sauternes. One example can be found in Baron Philippe De Rothschild’s Mouton Cadet range, which was formed as a seller of reasonably priced claret. Today, the brand still only vends a handful of blends, including the very intense and sweet Reserve Mouton Cadet Sauternes. Containing approximately 90 percent semillon and 10 percent sauvignon blanc grapes, this sweet wine goes down swimmingly with that quintessentially French dish, foie gras, as well as citrus tarts and blue cheese. Considering that the festive sea-

son is just around the corner, a good dessert wine to pair with rich foods is just the gift we were looking for.

// The Reserve Mouton Cadet Sauternes can be purchased from Torres China, Rm 27D, Bldg B, Honglong Century Plaza, 3001 Heping Lu, Luohu District 罗湖区和平 路3001号鸿隆世纪广场B座27D (2519 0180)

Six of the best… Artesian Chocolates

Lola Moore Cake Boutique

Godiva

Taste Garden, Wanghai Lu, Shekou, Nanshan District 南山区蛇口望海路海韵嘉园裙楼中 130铺 (2669 1010)

16, Bldg 2, Yitian Holiday Plaza, 9028 Shennan Lu, Nanshan District 南山区深南大道9028益 田假日广场2栋16号 (8629 8500)

All chocolates from this bakery are handmade and “voluptuous” – whatever that means. In any case, they are a seasonal treat. RMB78/box of eight. // Shop 130, Sea

The Westin Shenzhen Nanshan

Passengers include plump chocolate Santas and reindeer on this 4-meter-long Christmas pastry train. RMB68-148, depending on box size. // 9028-2

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Where oh where to get cranberry-flavored chocolates? Look no further than Godiva for a collection complete with creme brulee and other flavored truffles. RMB250/box of six. // No.

Bel-zims

Cute milk and white chocolate bears, as well as the less traditional Japanese cherry blossom chocolates whet the appetite at Bel-zims. RMB10/per bear, others RMB0.8/gram. // B1k-03a, Coco Park, Fuhua San Lu, Futian District 福田区福华 三路购物公园负一层B1k-03a号商铺 (8290 3009)

The Langham, Shenzhen

Like your desserts to go down with a slow, steady burn? Pop a chili or wasabi chocolate from The Langham in your mouth to heat up during the cold winter months. RMB20/piece. // 7888 Shennan Dadao, Futian District, Shenzhen 518040, China福田 区深南大道7888号 (8828 9888)

Ole Supermarket

Instead of a gingerbread house, why not get a chocolate house during the Yuletide? A green tea option, complete with icing Santa, is available too. RMB22.80/house.

// B2/F, Holiday Plaza 9028 Shennan Dadao, Nanshan District南山区深南大道9028号益田 假日广场负二层 (8629 8208) CG

Home Cooking

Tropical Meat

Vietnamese lemongrass beef steak By Christine Gilbert

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ietnamese beef: succulent, tender, shrouded in herbs and cooked for half a day – wait, can we have a recipe that isn’t pho, please? No disrespect pho, but what about something with a quicker prep time? Chef Amy Nguyen from Muine saw our challenge and raised us her Vietnamese lemongrass beef steak. Oozing lemongrass and pineapple juice, this steak’s aroma will transport all those who smell it, probably to the deck of a junk boat somewhere in the aquamarine waters of Hạ Long Bay. Quit fantasizing long enough to eat and lemongrass’ medicinal properties will take effect: relief from achy joints, the common cold and stomachaches. Another ingredient, sesame seeds, protects the liver from alcohol, lessens anxiety and the magnesium in them helps prevent respiratory disorders.

Preparation: 1) Cut the beef slices into small sections. 2) Combine the pineapple, garlic and lemongrass in a blender or food processor. Mix well. 3) Place the mixture in a bowl and stir in the sesame seeds, sugar, salt, black pepper, beef seasoning powder, curry powder, cornstarch and sesame oil. 4) Place the beef in the mixture and marinate for 30 minutes. 5) Fry or grill the beef. If frying, add sesame oil to the pan and fry for two to three minutes or until brown. If grilling, grill for at least three minutes on each side for rare meat. 6) Place the steak pieces on a serving plate and garnish with lettuce and cucumber. // This recipe is courtesy of Amy Nguyen at Muine, Shop 219, Garden City Center, 1086 Nanhai Dadao, Shekou, Nanshan District 南 山区蛇口南海大道1086号花园城中心219商 铺 (2681 7828)

Ingredients: 500g beef steak 100g lemongrass 20g garlic 60g pineapple pieces 10g white sesame seeds 200g sugar 5g salt 5g black pepper 20g beef seasoning powder 5g curry powder 10g cornstarch 10g sesame oil Handful of shredded lettuce 1/2 raw cucumber, chopped

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DOORS Chillout Lounge

No sauce for you! By Christine Gilbert

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enal Ceylán has specific ideas about how to cook food and how to eat it – if you don’t like that, you can leave. Trust his intuition and you’ll eat some of the best lamb of your life in his restaurant, Doors, off Shenzhen University’s west gate. Opened for three years and beloved by Shenzhen University students and Taoyuan residents, originally Doors was Savarona, a place students walked to after class. Business associates gathered here to smoke hookah, pilots took their wives to steak dinners and everyone who dined was expected to speak a little Chinese, although the waitresses helped you if you

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got stuck. Doors signifies a different kind of restaurant, just as a door itself signifies change. The name is also simpler than the former moniker and mirrors an approach to how food gets made here. Doors offers the basics, because when the basics are done right, nothing else is needed. To understand this concept, just order the lamb. Both the sirloin (RMB95/250-260 grams) and the kafes (RMB220/500 grams) recipes took Ceylán over a year to perfect. On the sirloin alone, he spent RMB6,000 buying meat to experiment with different variations. Thankfully, he settled on only the essentials, seasoning it with imported Canadian sea salt and olive oil, making it tangy as well as tender. The kafes marinates for a month before being cooked, and once presented on a wood cutting board, should be eaten from the fleshiest part first, working toward the bone. It’s already expertly dressed, so don’t ask for sauce. Doors doesn’t have any, and you won’t be welcome back. A perfectly firm consistency, with crispy skin, the kafes will require a few satisfying chews before swallowing.

A simple rule here is: meat should relax but fish should be fresh. Marinated in garlic, olive oil and a little ginger before being served, the fish (RMB98) is garnished with lemon slices and peppers. Highly aware of its diverse customer base, here at least the eatery offers sauces: spicy for Westerners and lemon based for Asians. For drinks, try the aptly named Cookie (RMB50), an ice-cold sugar cookie infusion of alcohol created by Ceylán. For nondrinkers, Doors has Turkish tea (RMB50). In Ceylán’s home country, Turkey, sunflowers mean freedom. He designed the interior to look like a wooden vase with lighted sunflowers coming out of the floor. Though not as obvious, the food here has a sense of freedom about it as well, of experimentation gone right. Price: Approx RMB60-100 per person Who's Going: Anyone, especially those living in the Shenzhen University area Good for: Causal lunch or date night

// 6-21 Xuefu Lu, Nanshan District 南山区学府路6-21号(近深 圳大学西门) (8630 8114)

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Sieste Cafe

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urrounded as it is by many aboveground Korean shops, it’s not surprising that Koreans as well as local Chinese make up much of Sieste’s customer base. True to the name, we even spied one customer napping here for a good 30 minutes. And why not? With wooden tables, leather sofas and dusky red brick walls, it’s akin to a cozy underground library where delicious cakes instead of books are checked out. Located in the ever-busy Chegongmiao subway station, Sieste is an office worker’s caffeinated respite. For those who love single-origin coffee, we recommend a cup of Ethiopian Yirgacheffe (RMB45). With a slight tangerine fragrance, this medium-tolight-bodied beverage will refresh all who order it. Jamaican Blue Mountain (RMB88)

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can also be ordered for those not dreaming of Africa, but intrigued by a little bluegreen color in their drink. Other standard items include the Americano (RMB28), espresso (RMB20) and cappuccino (RMB30). Beers can also be purchased, such as the white Hoegaarden (RMB38) and black Oettinger (RMB35). Of the cakes, the dark chocolate (RMB25) stands out with its ground pistachio and dried cranberry garnish. A whopping 70 percent cocoa, it’s rich but not heavy. Conversely (though still delectable), the cheesecake (RMB25) is creamy and filling. Dieters be warned. Sieste runs its own bakery at a separate location in Shenzhen where all the cakes are made. They claim to import many ingredients, but are reluctant to mention

what brands they use out of fear that other cafes will copy their creations. Customers can even custom order their own special cake. Since there are not many options on the menu, it won’t sate those wanting a big lunch. However, for those desiring simply to grab a coffee and check some emails, it’s the right place on the block. Price: Approx RMB50 per person Who’s going: People with a sweet tooth, nearby office workers Good for: Coffee breaks, afternoon naps

// Shop 6, B1/F, Bldg A, Fortune Plaza (exit A, Chegongmiao Station), 7002 Shennan Dadao, Futian District 福田区深南大道 7002(车公庙站A出口)好财富广场A座B1层6号铺 (8302 6185)

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Gee Coffee

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brew methods. The trend has washed over America and Oceania to ebb on the shores of the Pearl River Delta. What came before, you ask? First-wave coffee was the initial mass consumption, while the second wave was the saturation of chain coffee shops. Third wave refers, in many ways, to the most ambitious and intellectual move yet: connoisseurship. All Gee’s beans are roasted in their own roasting house in Meilin, hailing everywhere from Hawaii to East Africa. The centerpiece of the shop, the bar, holds a hand-brewer’s playground: V60 and Kyoto drippers, siphons and a gleaming espresso machine. For the purist, we recommend the Perfume (RMB38), a single-origin from Ethiopia with berry notes. For the traditionalist, we recommend the latte (RMB25) topped with expertly foamed flowers. For the innovator, we recommend a coffee cocktail. The Flavor Wheel (RMB38) comes as a shot of espresso mixed with Jameson, a lemon slice and white sugar. Put the sugar on the lemon slice and chew for several seconds while the

flavor comes to fruition. Take the shot and down it – wedge and all – for a bittersweet energy boost. Food-wise, the spaghetti bolognaise comes al dente with well-cooked beef and an oddly satisfying, slightly sweet sauce mixed with freshly grated parmesan cheese. We advise not using the overly large plastic wear it comes with to eat though, as the noodles tend to fall through the fork prongs. Enjoy all of the above on the large outdoor wood deck. Speckled with trees and potted cacti, it’s perfect for shady people watching. Price: Approx RMB25-40 for a coffee Who's Going: Tourists from Brooklyn and other hipsters Good for: Afternoon coffee, meeting place for art collaborations // No. 108, Bldg F1, OCT-Loft, Overseas Chinese Town, Nanshan District 南山区华侨城创意文化园F1栋108 (8614 8601)

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THE DOGHOUSE

Craft brew to howl about TExt and photo BY Christine Gilbert

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his year’s rise of high-quality beer spots in Coco Park continues with the opening of The Doghouse. Named in homage to the Edinburgh-based bad asses of craft brew, BrewDog, the bar’s business model is simple: provide craft beer on draft at a reasonable price. Of the four BrewDog beverages on tap, the Dead Pony Club (RMB50) is an excellent introduction for those new in the India Pale Ale world. With a low alcohol percentage of 3.8 and mild hops, the bitterness comes late into the aftertaste, with only a slight end punch. Hardcore IPA drinkers, though, will want the Jackhammer (RMB65). Weighing in at 200 on the IBU count, it has more bitterness than human taste buds can detect – and that’s a good thing. All the brews are unfiltered. All the brews are unpasteurized. And all the brews on draft have won awards. Situated outside, the whole bar stands on a wood deck, surrounded by small trees

and shrubs. Beer snobs walk around clutching tumblers, looking pleased and chuckling about things like sports, grilling and inferior beverages. All of it feels vaguely like a weekend backyard barbecue sans the house and lawn. In the future, The Doghouse plans to encourage this vibe by inviting customers to bring their own meat to fry on the premises. This is the only place in Shenzhen that has four Brewers & Union beers on draft. Meanwhile, construction has begun on a smaller bar in the back to house taps of two local brews from Pearl River Craft Breweries. During our visit, the bartenders were friendly, knowledgeable and attentive – except for one thing. As we were discussing the subtleties of unfiltered beer with the manager, we looked down to our bar nuts and noticed a black strand in them. Talk about hair of the dog. A chilled-out atmosphere, decent Wi-Fi and beer with character – The Doghouse has quite a bite.

Price: RMB50 for a beer Who's Going: Beer snobs, people who like drinking real alcohol Good for: Afternoon barbecues, guys’ night out

// 1/F, Coco Park, Fuhua Yi Lu, Futian District, Shenzhen深圳 市福田区福华一路购物公园1楼 (马哥孛罗酒店对面) (135 0286 8783)

Captain’s Bar

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eopened this October, Captain’s Bar continues to be one of the most romantic spots on the Shenzhen drinking circuit. Located on the Shekou marina, it provides cinematic views of the harbor as well as a peaceful atmosphere. Shekou locals and expats alike flock to the extensive outdoor seating area with a special someone or their raucous Chinese business parties. Decorated with sturdy wooden seats and white umbrellas, the terrace is the first choice for most patrons. A cool, gentle sea breeze rolls through, like one is on the deck of a ship. Be warned, however, that dining outdoors entails some second-hand smoke from fellow patrons. For a cozier spot, venture upstairs to the dimly lit lounge with overstuffed brown couches and a bit of a first-mate’s-quarters vibe. Much the same as other bars in town, the drink menu offers cocktails, wines and whisky. For something befitting the environment, try the Sea Breeze (RMB46). Refresh-

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ing cranberry juice and tangy grapefruit juice come well mixed with vodka that can only be barely detected. Other cocktails and martinis are priced reasonably at RMB42-46. Imported beers grace the menu, from Scotland’s BrewDog Punk IPA (RMB40) to Belgium’s La Chouffe (RMB45). According to the manager, the bestseller at Captain’s is Vedett Extra White (RMB45/large, RMB32/ small), which has a creamy mouthfeel with a light lemon taste. For seafaring sustenance, order the Italian bruschetta (RMB42) to start. The fresh tomato salad atop soft white baguette slices will stave off the hunger until you reach shore – or until you get an entree. After a long day at sea (or a long trek down the Shekou subway line to get here), reward yourself with a tandoor-roasted chicken (RMB118/whole, RMB76/half). Well seasoned, it comes complete with mixed salad, french fries and mayonnaise. Despite their friendliness, the staff are slow on the water refills – one hour slow, making us wonder if they’ve misinterpreted

the meaning of ‘wait staff.’

Price: Approx RMB95 per person Who’s going: Shekou locals and expats, piratical people who enjoy sunshine and sea breeze Good for: Weekend brunch and date night // The Peninsula Phase I (next to the lighthouse), Jinshiji Lu, Shekou, Nanshan District 南山区蛇口金世纪路半岛城邦一期 灯塔旁 (6160 8950)

Stella Artois Recommends

Sicilia Bar & Club

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ocated on the bar street of Shopping Park, Sicilia Bar & Club is the new nightlife hotspot in town. Divided into two sections, the airy outdoor area seems to be preferred among clientele. Tiny yellow bulbs hang from the ceiling in a zigzag pattern, bathing the wooden furniture and plush rainbow-colored pillows in a soft amber glow. Catch up with friends in this relaxing environment but beware the abundance of second-hand smoke. The indoor section has a large dance floor, a DJ spinning nightly and pulsating music. According to the bartender, Stella Artois (RMB50/500 milliliters, RMB40/300 milliliters) is the superstar of the beer selection among expat clients. This Belgium

brew pours a lovely golden color with a thin creamy head and tastes slightly hoppy and sweet. With a good bitterness, it’s a refreshing, delicious beverage. Fancy a cocktail instead? All cocktails are priced RMB48 except for the Long Island iced tea (RMB58). And for those that want to smoke, Sicilia has an extensive shisha collection (RMB180-480). Flavors

include various fruits, flowers and mint. Pool enthusiasts can pot balls on a couple of tables that are – perhaps surprisingly – free of charge. If you’re looking for more musical entertainment though, Sicilia’s weekly events include hip-hop Mondays and salsa party Thursdays, as well as a ladies’ night on Wednesdays that promises the fairer sex a free cocktail. If drinking is your forte, then you might want to partake in the shots promotion, which offers four glasses of vodka, gin, rum and whisky for RMB100. Outdoor lounging, hookah, drink deals and dancing – definitely come to Sicilia if you don’t feel like staying at home all night. Price: Approx RMB80 per person Who's going: Shot and salsa lovers Good for: Weekend nights, meeting new people with beer goggles on

// Bar Street, Shopping Park, Mintian Lu, Futian District 福田 区民田路购物公园北园酒吧街 (2706 0666)

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Events DECEMBER 2 NIGHTLIFE Gig: Tribute to Amy Winehouse tribute shows to the tragically cokedout songstress have swept across europe and have now arrived in China. Winehouse’s former guitarist Robin Banerjee and hong Kong jazz singer great Ginger Kwan will join special guest percussionist Davide Pasqualini for the show. this will be Pasqualini’s debut appearance in China. RMB70 presale, RMB90 at the door, 8pm. North Side of Bldg B10, North District, OCT-Loft, Nanshan District 南 山区华侨城创意文化园北区B10栋北侧 (8633 7602)

DECEMBER 4 ARTS Theater: Hamlet by TNT Britain tnt theater will perform William Shakespeare’s hamlet at Shenzhen’s Children’s Palace. the bard’s most famous play examines what it means to truly know one’s self. follow the Danish prince’s quest for justice through wars, messed-up familial relationships and girlfriend troubles. even if the language is hard to follow, expect tnt theater to draw out of the text things you missed when reading it for your high school english class.

To list your events email [email protected]

RMB60-260, 8pm. Shenzhen’s Children’s Palace, 2002 Fuzhong Yi Lu, Futian District 福田区福中一路2002 号 (8351 3099)

Milan Conservatory. RMB100-580, 8pm. Shenzhen Concert Hall, 2016 Fuzhong Yi Lu, Futian District 福田区福中一路2016号深圳音乐厅 (8284 1848)

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COMMUNITY Sports: Annual Shenzhen Showdown Come tests your chess skills at this Swiss system chess competition. Participants will be divided into adult and child categories and entry is open to everyone. trophies will be awarded to the winners. Register by november 20 to secure a spot via hanbridgemandarin.com or [email protected] Free, 9am. 2/F, Lamour, Sea World, Taizi Lu, Shekou, Nanshan District 南山 区蛇口太子路海上世界Lamour商场二楼 (400 600 2202)

DECEMBER 11 ARTS Concert: Vincenzo Balzani Piano Recital A graduate of the Verdi Conservatory of Music in Milan, Vincenzo Balzani is an orchestra musician and soloist. Balzani was awarded the Liszt prize at Barcelona’s Maria Canals competition at the age of 16 and has won many more prizes since. Currently, he’s a professor of piano at the

Gig: Drums United World Beat Made up of percussionists from seven different countries, Drums United is an excitingly explosive world-percussion group. Led by drummer Lucas van Merwijk, the ensemble brings together rhythms from across the globe. RMB100 presale, RMB120 at the door, 8pm. North Side of Bldg B10, North District, OCT-Loft, Nanshan District 南山区华侨城创意文化园北区B10栋北侧 (8633 7602)

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DECEMBER 14 NIGHTLIFE

NIGHTLIFE Gig: Life Was All Science established in the autumn of 2010, LWAS is an indie band from hong Kong. the members are Leaf the bassist, travis the drummer, frank on keyboard and Jay on guitar and synth. Playing songs from their first album, the People, LWAS will rock the evening with electronic postrock. RMB60 presale, RMB80 at the door, 8pm. North Side of Bldg B10, North District, OCT-Loft, Nanshan District 南 山区华侨城创意文化园北区B10栋北侧 (8633 7602)

Gig: Pelle Carlberg Swedish singer-songwriter Pelle Carlberg has been playing in bands since 1985. his most recent project, an indie-pop outfit called edson, just released their new album: in a nutshell. Chock-full of his characteristic sharp, wry humor and heartfelt folk-pop, see it performed live in OCt-Loft this month. RMB60 presale, RMB80 at the door, 8pm. North Side of Bldg B10, North District, OCT-Loft, Nanshan District 南 山区华侨城创意文化园北区B10栋北侧 (8633 7602)

DECEMBER 12-13 DECEMBER 19 ARTS

ARTS Dance: Swan Lake founded in 1990, with famous dancers irina Kolesnikova and Anna Podlesnaya, the 24-year-old St. Petersburg theater company will bring Shenzhen’s audiences a performance of tchaikovsky’s beloved ballet, featuring the cursed Odette and the villainous Rothbart.

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RMB100-880, 8pm. Shenzhen Grand Theater, 5018 Shennan Dong Lu, Futian District 福田区深南东路5018号 (2590 6000)

Concert: Richard Clayderman the Guinness Book of World Records marks Richard Clayderman as the most successful pianist in the world. Clayderman has released a great number of albums and recorded over a thousand melodies. Playing music in a romantic way, Clayderman has seventy platinum discs and is

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Gig: Alessandro Lanzoni Trio Alessandro Lanzoni is a young, talented italian pianist. Recently, Musica Jazz magazine selected him as the best new talent of the year. With double bassist Matteo Bortone and drummer enrico Morello, Alessandro Lanzoni will impress audiences with his blend of traditional and contemporary jazz pieces. RMB60 presale, RMB80 at the door, 8pm. North Side of Bldg B10, North District, OCT-Loft, Nanshan District 南山区华侨城创意文化园北区B10栋北侧 (8633 7602)

popular in many Asian countries. RMB280-1,380, 8pm. Shenzhen Concert Hall, 2016 Fuzhong Yi Lu, Futian District 福田区福中一路2016号深圳音乐厅 (8284 1848)

DECEMBER 24-31 EAT/Drink Festival: Christmas Harvest Set Christmas is coming to town and turkey is a must! Purchase the big bird throughout the month of December at Paulaner Brauhaus. the Christmas harvest Set menu for two is also available from December 24-31. RMB688-888. Paulaner Brauhaus Shenzhen Shekou, No. 005, Area C, Sea World Plaza, Shekou, Nanshan District 南山区蛇口海上世界广场C区C005 (2668 7230)

December 25 ARTS Concert: Lisa Ono Lisa Ono, one of the best Japanese singers of bossa nova, returns to Shenzhen this month. Musically shaped by her childhood in Brazil and Japan, Lisa is an acoustic guitarist and songwriter. for a wonderful night, come to hear her soothing and gentle voice. RMB280-1,280, 8pm. Nanshan Culture and Sports Center, 2106 Nanshan Dadao, Nanshan District 南山区南山大 道2106号文体中心大剧场 (400 185 8666)

DECEMBER 26 ARTS Concert: Mantovani Orchestra

Mantovani is not just the name of the orchestra. it’s also the name of violinist and composer Annunzio Paolo Mantovani. Born in 1905, he established the ensemble in 1935 and soon introduced his music to the world. in his China tour, classic pieces like ‘Moon River,’ ‘La Vie en Rose’ and ‘Quando Quando Quando’ will be performed. RMB180-880, 8pm. Shenzhen Concert Hall, 2016 Fuzhong Yi Lu, Futian District 福田区福中一路2016号深圳音乐厅 (8284 1848)

DECEMBER 26-27 ARTS Dance: Carmen Flamenco Rafael Aguilar’s unique dance theatre is staging the classic opera Carmen, flamenco-style, at the Grand theater. Carmen tells the story of love, jealousy and death between soldier Don Jose and the gypsy temptress Carmen. the passionate yet melancholic flamenco perfectly evokes the spirit of the devil-meetsangel heroine. RMB100-880, 8pm. Shenzhen Grand Theater, 5018 Shennan Dong Lu, Futian District 福田区深南东路5018号 (2590 6000)

DECEMBER 27 ARTS Concert: The Italian Philharmonic Orchestra As one of the finest orchestras in italy, iPO will bring their audience a wonderful night with famous musicians Roberto Costi and Juan Pablo Dupre. RMB180-1280, 8pm. Shenzhen Concert

Hall, 2016 Fuzhong Yi Lu, Futian District 福田区福中一路2016号深圳音乐厅 (8284 1848)

DECEMBER 28 ARTS Concert: Li Yundi Piano Concert in 2000, Li Yundi gained fame for being the youngest pianist to win the international frédéric Chopin Piano Competition at the age of 18. he has also received many awards at other competitions. Classic music lovers should not miss this show. RMB380-1680, 8pm. Shenzhen Poly Theater, Houhaibin Lu, Nanshan District 南山区后海滨路深圳保利剧院 (8637 1698)

DECEMBER 31 ARTS Concert: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Concert One of the full-time orchestras maintained by the British Broadcasting Company, BBC SSO is also the oldest professional orchestra in Scotland. famous British conductor Martyn Brabbins will be conducting this concert. RMB180-1,280, 11pm. Shenzhen Concert Hall, 2016 Fuzhong Yi Lu, Futian District 福田区福中一路2016号深 圳音乐厅 (8284 1848)

January 1 ARTS Concert: London Philharmonic Orchestra LPO was founded in 1932 by the conductors Sir thomas Beecham and

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Malcolm Sargent. now, it is one of five permanent symphony orchestras based in London. Book early to ensure a seat at this new Year’s Day concert, which will feature the works of tchaikovsky and Chopin. RMB180-1,880, 8pm. Shenzhen Concert Hall, 2016 Fuzhong Yi Lu, Futian District 福田区福中一路2016号深圳音乐厅 (8284 1848)

January 2 ARTS Dance: Swan Lake established in 1994, the imperial Russian Ballet consists of 40 artists from the best ballet schools in Russia. the company is also a member of europe Culture Center in Moscow. they’ll be putting on their rendition of tchaikovsky’s classic to celebrate the dawn of 2015. RMB180-880, Shenzhen Grand Theater, 5018 Shennan Dong Lu, Futian District 福田区深南东路5018号 (2590 6000)

January 4 ARTS Concert: Vienna Strauss Orchestra the first Strauss orchestra was founded by Johann Strauss, Jr. in 1825. the current Vienna Strauss Orchestra was formed by edvin Marton in 2009. Masterpieces of Mozart and classic waltzes like the Blue Danube are included in the concert repertoire. RMB280-880, 8pm. Nanshan Culture and Sports Center, 2106 Nanshan Dadao, Nanshan District 南山区南山 大道2106号文体中心大剧场 (400 185 8666)

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DECEMBER 23

Musical: Hooray for Hollywood

Dance: Tango Identidad

hooray for hollywood features some of the most famous songs and dances of the last 50 years of movie history. the audience will see clips of the movies as the wonderful cast of singers and dancers perform choreography live on stage. RMB100-480, 8pm. Shenzhen Poly Theater, Houhaibin Lu, Nanshan District 南山区后海滨路深圳保利剧院 (8637 1698)

A puppeteer is trapped in a relationship of interdependence, domination and submission with his marionette. identidad is a story about change, personal growth and the search for identity. fernanda Ghi and Guillermo Merlo fill the stage with their passionate dance. Prepare to get emotional. RMB100-380, 8pm. Shenzhen Poly Theater, Houhaibin Lu, Nanshan District 南 山区后海滨路深圳保利剧院 (8637 1698)

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HOTEL NEWS

Hilton Shenzhen Futian New General Manager

Hilton Shenzhen Futian recently announced the appointment of Michael Zhou as general manager. Michael will report to Paul Hutton, regional general manager - South China, Hilton Worldwide – China South, and will be responsible for working to launch and oversee the hotel's daily operations. Michael joined Hilton Shenzhen Futian from DoubleTree by Hilton Chongqing North, where he held the position of general manager. With over 23 years of extensive management experience in the hospitality industry, Michael has held various management positions in Dalian, Hefei, Beijing, Shanghai and Chongqing, as well as at key Hilton Worldwide properties in Malaysia and Bangkok. He also held the position of director of operations at Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund, a luxury brand of Hilton Worldwide.

Wongtee V Hotel

Three-year anniversary celebrated

The Venice Hotel Shenzhen Ninth Oktoberfest

To celebrate their three-year anniversary, Wongtee V Hotel held a Da Nang Vietnamese Buffet from November 18-30. Wongtee V Hotel invited William Thong, the executive chef from Crowne Plaza Da Nang, Vietnam, and a team of qualified Vietnamese chefs with over 10 years’ experience as the visiting cooking team for this event. Guests ate a variety of delicious and authentic dishes. To accompany the sumptuous repast, a performance group from Vietnam sang from November 18-20 as well. During this event, guests were able to enjoy traditional dancing and live music while devouring tasty food.

The Venice Hotel Shenzhen once again radiated high spirits last month, as it hosted the 2014 Oktoberfest. The Oktoberfest is an annual event at the hotel and this year ran from November 13 to 22. Beer drinkers enjoyed the big Oktoberfest tent, traditional Bavarian decor and ambiance and, of course, the opportunity to taste traditional German food. Beer was locally produced by the German brewmaster using the best ingredients imported from Germany. A German band provided the musical accompaniment to the pint glugging.

Shangri-la Hotel, Guilin Lijiang River clean-up On November 15, the Shangri-la Hotel, Guilin launched a large-scale public welfare activity called “Lijiang River Cared by Shangri-la.” The event attracted nearly a thousand volunteers. The hotel organized a rubbish collection competition near Lijiang River for different groups. There was a quick-response question and answer session about the

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Lijiang River which helped to educate volunteers. The hotel also promoted the use of bicycles in an effort to improve public awareness of environmental protection. “Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts have always participated in and promoted Corporate Social Responsibility. We received a lot of support from volunteers, social media and the relevant

government departments in Guilin for this event. We thoroughly enjoyed expressing our love for the Lijiang River and Guilin through conservation actions. At the same time we hope this activity will affect more people and set the foundation for awareness of environmental protection,” said Hotel General Manager Jin Xisheng.

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GaGa Fresh Talk 1) B1, Coco Park, Fuhua San Lu, Futian District (8359 1880); 2) 1/F, Gate 8, South of Central Book Mall, 2014 Fuzhong Yi Lu, Futian District (2393 1125)

GaGa 鲜语 1) 福田区福华三路星河购物公园 B1 层 ; 2) 福田区福中一路 2014 号深圳书城中心书城 1 楼南区 8 号门

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La Crêperie Rozell 1/F, Yinglong Bldg, 6025 Shennan Dadao, Futian District (2533 8633) 深圳市福田区车公庙英龙大厦一楼

Element Fresh 1/F, Zone B, Sea World, Shekou, Nanshan District (2681 4848) 南山区蛇口海上世界广场B区1层

Lola Shop 130, Sea Taste Garden, Wanghai Lu, Shekou, Nanshan District (2669 1010) 南山区蛇口望海路海韵嘉园裙楼中 130 号商铺

BAKERY/DESSERT Awfully Chocolate B1C-076, Coco Park, Fuhua San Lu, Futian District (8328 3448) 福田区福华三路购物公园负一楼 B1C-076 号铺

Backstube Shop 24-2, Coastal Rose Garden, Wanghai Lu, Shekou, Nanshan District (2681 0468)

德国面包坊 , 南山区望海路南海玫瑰花园 24-2 商 铺

Baguette & Compagnie Shop Middle 124, Sea Taste, Gongyuan Nan Lu, Shekou, Nanshan District (2689 3283)

巴吉特 , 南山区蛇口公园南路海韵嘉园裙楼中 124 号

Chez Clement Shop 110-1, Phase I, Coastal Rose Garden, 1093-6 Wanghai Lu, Shekou, Nanshan District (2160 0880)

MoMo喜多 1) 2/F, Shop 211-215, West Wing, Coastal City, Haide Yi Dao, Nanshan District (8661 6586); 2) B2, King Glory Plaza, Renmin Nan Lu, Luohu District (8261 1816)

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Simplylife S169, 1/F, The MixC, 1881 Bao’an Nan Lu, Luohu District (2221 1782)

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Toffee Cakes Shop No. 3, 197 Meihua Lu, Shang Meilin, Futian District (8331 8148) 福田区上梅林梅华路 197 号 3 号铺

Treasures & Scent The Langham, Shenzhen, 7888 Shennan Dadao, Futian District (8828 9888) 福田区深南大道 7888 号深圳朗廷酒店

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南山区蛇口望海路 10963-6 号南海玫瑰园一期商 铺 110-1

Cold Stone Creamery 1) No. 029, 2/F, King Glory Plaza, Luohu District (8261 1520); 2) B1-J01, Coco Park, Fuhua San Lu, Futian District (2531 3593)

酷圣石冰淇淋 1) 罗湖区金光华广场负二楼 029 号 2) 福田区福华三路购物公园 B1-J02

Daily Treats 2/F, The Westin Shenzhen, 9028-2 Shennan Dadao, Nanshan District (8634 8306, www.westin.com/shenzhen)

思悦兹饼屋 , 南山区深南大道 9028 号 -2 深圳益田 威斯汀酒店 2 楼

Dairy Queen 1) Shenzhen Central Book City, 2014 Fuzhong Yi Lu, Futian District (8255 8462); 2) 2/F, Tiley Fame City, No. 85 Haide San Lu, Nanshan District (8659 5210); 3) B1/F, Jusco, Coco Park, Fuhua San Lu, Futian District (2531 3715); 4) Le Tao Li Phase II, Huaqiang Lu, Futian District (8320 8441); 5) G/F, 5B, Carrianna Friendship Square, Renmin Nan Lu, Luohu District (6163 1619); 6) B1/F, Excellence Century Plaza, Fuhua San Lu, Futian District (8279 0102); 7) B1/F, Sun Plaza, 2001 Jiefang Lu, Dongmen, Luohu District (2591 2221)

Alenha G/F, InterContinental Shenzhen, 9009 Shennan Dadao, OCT, Nanshan District (3399 3388)

炎巴西烧烤餐厅 , 深南大道 9009 号华侨城 , 深圳 华侨城洲际大酒店底层

Amazon Brazilian BBQ 1) B1/F, New City Plaza, Shennan Zhong Lu, Futian District. (2594 1188); 2) Sea World, Taizi Lu, Nanshan District (2668 3388); 3) No. 289, 2/F, Coastal City, Wenxin Wu Lu, Nanshan District (8635 9658)

亚马逊巴西烧烤餐厅 1) 深圳福田区深南中路新城 市广场负一楼 ; 2) 南山区太子路海上世界广场 ; 3) 南山区文心五路海岸城广场 2 楼 289—290 号

Garden BBQ & Lounge 1/F, Grand Mercure Oriental Ginza Hotel, Zhuzilin, Shennan Dadao, Futian District (8350 0888 ext. 88605)

花园烤肉 , 福田区深南大道竹子林东方银座美爵酒 店花园烧烤·酒廊

Gaucho Garden Grill Behind the Taizi Hotel, 3 Taizi Lu, Shekou, Nanshan District (2667

冰雪皇后 1) 福田区中心书城福中一路 2014 号;2)

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花园巴西烤肉 , 南山区蛇口太子路太子宾馆 1 楼后 面

Social 96/F, St. Regis Shenzhen, 5016 Shennan Dong Lu, Luohu District (8308 8888 ext.1832)

秀餐厅 深圳瑞吉酒店罗湖区深南东路 5016 号

BUFFET Café Chinois JW Marriott Hotel, 6005 Shennan Dadao, Futian District (2269 8230)

万豪西餐厅 , 福田区深南大道 6005 号金茂深圳 JW 万豪酒店

Café Pavilion 1/F, The Pavilion, 4002 Huaqiang Bei Lu, Futian District

廷韵咖啡厅 , 福田区华强北路 4002 号圣廷苑酒店 1 楼廷韵咖啡厅

Café Zen 1/F, Futian Shangri-La, Shenzhen, 4088 Yitian Lu, Futian District (8828 4088)  鲜 Café 福田区深圳福田香格里拉大酒店一楼

Café Zentro 1/F, The Venice Hotel Shenzhen, 9026 Shennan Dadao, Overseas Chinese Town, Nanshan District (2693 6888 ext. 8117, [email protected]) 南山区华侨城深南大道 9026 号深圳威尼斯酒店 1 楼

Coffee Garden 2/F, Shangri-La Hotel (east of Railway Station), 1002 Jianshe Lu, Luohu District (8233 0888)

香咖啡 , 罗湖区建设路 1002 号香格里拉酒店 ( 火 车站东侧 )2 楼

Coffee Shop 1/F, Grand Mercure Oriental Ginza Hotel, Zhuzilin, Shennan Dadao, Futian District (8350 0888 ext. 88605)

Coffee Shop 西餐厅 , 福田区深南大道竹子林东方 银座美爵酒店 1 楼西餐厅

Flavorz 2/F, The Ritz-Carlton, Shenzhen, 116 Fuhua San Lu, Futian District (2222 2222)

全日餐厅 , 福田区福华三路 116 号深圳丽思卡尔顿 酒店 2 楼

Foo 6/F, Four Seasons Hotel Shenzhen, 138 Fuhua San Lu, Futian District (8826 8700)

馥餐厅 , 深圳四季酒店 深圳市福田区福华三路 138 号6楼

Four Seas International House 3/F, Holiday Plaza, Shennan Lu, Nanshan District (8982 9988) 四海一家 , 南山区深南大道益田假日广场 3 楼

Fusion Café 1/F, The Pavilion Century Tower, 4014 Huaqiang Bei Lu, Futian District

菲苑咖啡厅 , 福田区华强北路 4014 号圣廷苑酒店 世纪楼一楼菲苑咖啡厅

Golden Jaguar 4/F, Shop 401, KK Mall, Kingkey Financial Center, Chai Wuwei Financial Center, Luohu District (8889 6969)

金钱豹 罗湖区蔡屋围金融中心京基百纳空间 4 楼 401 铺

Mercado InterContinental Shenzhen, OCT, 9009 Shennan Dadao, Nanshan District

广场咖啡厅 , 深南大道 9009 号华侨城深圳华侨城 洲际大酒店

Panash 2/F, Four Points by Sheraton, 5 Guihua Lu, Free Trade Zone, Futian District (8359 9999)

泛亚风情餐厅 , 福田保税区桂花路 5 号福朋喜来登 酒店 2 层

Q Café Restaurant & Bar G/F, 999 Royal Suites & Towers, 1003 Shennan Dong Lu, Luohu District (2513 0999 ext. 33703)

Q咖啡, 罗湖区深南东路1003号丹枫白露酒店首层

Seasons 2/F, Kempinski Hotel Shenzhen, Haide San Dao, Houhaibin Lu, Nanshan District (8888 8888)

四季西餐厅 , 南山区后海滨路海德三道凯宾斯基酒 店2楼

Silk 2/F, The Langham, Shenzhen, 7888 Shennan Dadao, Futian District (8828 9888) 福田区深南大道 7888 号深圳朗廷酒店 2 楼

The Show Kitchen 32/F, Grand Hyatt Shenzhen, 1881 Baoan Nan Lu, Luohu District (2218 7338)

乐厨 , 罗湖区宝安南路 1881 号 深圳君悦酒店 32 楼

The Tasty Buffet 5/F, Coastal City, Haide Yi Dao, Nanshan District (8635 9922)

大饱口福,南山商业文化中心区海德一道海岸城购 物中心五楼

CAFE 92°C Coffee 1) 72 Nanyuan Lu, Futian District (8362 9008); 2) 2/F, Huaxia Art Center, OCT, Nanshan District (2690 9339, 2690 9139); 3) New City Plaza, 1095 Shennan Zhong Lu, Futian District; 4) Investment Bldg, 4009 Shennan Dadao, Futian District

92 度咖啡 1) 福田区南园路 72 号 ; 2) 南山区华侨 城华夏艺术中心 2 楼 3) 罗湖区深南中路 1095 号 新城市广场 4) 福田区深南大道 4009 号投资大厦

Aix Arôme Coffee 1) 1/F, Yachang Art Gallery, 8 Caitian Bei Lu, Futian District (2683 2087); 2) Unit L111-112, LG/F, New City Plaza, 1093 Shennan Zhong Lu, Futian District (2598 6166); 3) 1/F, Moi Friendship City, Renmin Nan Lu, Luohu District (8223 8106); 4) 1/F, S103, Mall City, Shenhui Lu, Longgang District (2837 2330); 5) No. 18, Coco Beach, OCT Harbour, 8 Baishi Dong Lu, Nanshan District (8654 1315); 6) Coco Park Store, intersection of Zhongxin Er Lu and Fuhua Lu, Futian District (opposite of Pingan Bldg, Coco Park) (8654 1315)

埃克斯咖啡 1) 福田区彩田北路 8 号路雅昌艺术馆 1 楼 ; 2) 福田区深南中路 1093 号新城市广场 LG 层 L111-112; 3) 罗湖区人民南路茂业友谊诚一楼 ; 4) 龙岗区深惠路摩尔城一层 S103 号 5) 南山区白石 路东 8 号欢乐海岸椰林沙滩 18 号 6) 福田区福华二 路与中心二路交汇处 ( 平安大厦 cocopark 对面)

Aller 3/F, Badminton Court, Crown Sports Center, Tairan Jiu Lu, Futian District (8889 9878)

来吧空间 , 福田区泰然九路皇冠体育中心羽毛球馆 3楼

Andes Café Shop 40, Phase 2, Nanhai Rose Garden, Wanghai Lu, Shekou, Nanshan District (2668 6704)

安第斯咖啡 , 南山区蛇口望海路南海玫瑰园二期 40 号商铺

BBQ Chicken & Beer Café 1) Shop 121122, B/F, Golden Central Business Tower, Jintian Lu, Futian District (8280 4653); 2) 1/F, Donghai City Plaza, 8099 Hongli Lu, Futian District (2600 4055); 3) 3/F, Jinxiu Garden, Qiaocheng Dong Lu, Nanshan District (2600 3887)

比比客 1) 地铁会展中心 E 出口 ; 2) 福田区红荔路 8099 号东海城市广场 1 楼 ; 3)南山区侨城东路锦 绣花园会所 3 楼

Bucher Cafe & Lounge 50 Yankui Lu (opposite to Dameisha Sheraton Resort), Yantian District (2536 6891)

远洋帆清吧 盐田区盐葵路 50 号

Café Marco 1/F, Marco Polo Hotel, Fuhua Yi Lu, Futian District (8298 9888 ext. 8358) 马高 , 福田中心区马哥孛罗酒店 1 楼

Café One 1/F, The Fountain Suites Shenzhen, 2017 Shennan Dong Lu, Futian District (8228 8822 ext. 3168) 咖啡湾 , 深南东路 2017 号华乐大厦一楼

Cafe Pavilion 1/F, The Pavilion Longgang, 168 Dayun Lu, Longgang District (8989 9888 ext. 316)

廷韵咖啡厅 , 龙岗区大运路 168 号中海圣廷苑酒店 1楼

Café Time Shop 62, Section E, Sea World,

Listings

Shekou, Nanshan District (2685 5709)

庭 ; 2) 福田区福华三路星河购物公园 L2S113; 3) 罗湖区万象城芮欧生活百货 B1 楼

The Coffee Point 1) 2/F, 28 Renmin Bei Lu, Longhua Township (2814 7647) 2) 2/F Tianbei Lu, Telecommunications Bldg, Luohu District (2560 5297) 3) 1/F, Manha Business Plaza, 2022 Huaqiang Bei Lu, Futian District (8324 0305)

Italian Best Coffee Rm S142, Gate 8, Shenzen Book Store, Fuzhong Yi Lu, Futian District (2399 2094)

南山区蛇口海上世界广场 E 区 62 号

波特咖啡 1) 龙华镇人民北路28号2楼 2) 罗湖区田 贝四路邮电大楼2楼 3) 福田区华强北路2022号曼 哈商业广场1楼

Coffee Time 1/F, Returned Students Foundation Garden, South Hi-Tech Industrial Park, Nanshan District (8635 0922)

咖啡时光 , 南山区高新科技园南区留学生创业园首 层

Costa Coffee 1) 1/F, Unit L1J-09-10, Coco Park, Fuhua San Lu, Futian District (2692 6386); 2) Podium of Oriental Grace Garden, junction of Shenzhen Hai Er Lu and Baishi Lu, Nanshan District (8628 8370); 3) B3-200, Terminal B, Shenzhen Baoan International Airport, Baoan District (2345 3140); 4) Unit 302, Block 2, Nanhai E Cool, Huajian Industry Bldg, 6 Xinhua Lu, Nanshan District (2602 8682); 5) MixC City, 1881 Baoan Lu, Luohu District (8269 0943); 6) 1/F, S142, Central Book Mall, 2014 Fuzhong Yi Lu, Futian District (2398 0742); 7) 2/F, L218, Excellence Bldg, Futian District (2390 3479)

悦达咖世家 1) 福田区福华三路购物公园 L1J-0910 商铺 2) 南山区深圳海二路与白石路交汇处御景 东方花园裙楼 123 房地产 L1-10a 号商铺 3) 宝安 国际机场 B 号候机楼隔离区 B3-200 号商铺 4) 南 山区蛇口兴华 6 号 ( 海上世界 ) 南海意库 2 号楼 101 室 5) 罗湖区深南东路宝安南路交汇处华润中 心万象城 09 商铺 6) 福田区福中一路 2014 号中 心书城南区 S142 号 7) 福田区卓越世纪中心 2 楼 L218

Crema Coffee Express Right Side of International Chamber of Commerce Tower, 168 Fuhua San Lu, Futian District (8831 5001)

克瑞玛咖啡 , 福华三路 168 号国际商会中心大堂右 侧

The Drawing Room 96/F, St. Regis Shenzhen, 5016 Shennan Dong Lu, Luohu District (8308 8888 ext.1468)

闲逸廊 深圳瑞吉酒店罗湖区深南东路5016号96层

意天利 , 福田区福中一路深圳书城 8 号门 S142 室

Java+ JW Marriott Hotel, 6005 Shennan Dadao, Futian District (2269  8026)

迎客馆 , 福田区深南大道 6005 号金茂深圳 JW 万 豪酒店

KK Café 1) Lobby, Poly Bldg, Chuangye Lu, Nanshan District (2642 9334); 2) Plaza Garden City, Shekou, Nanshan District. (2686 8520)

KK 咖啡 1) 南山区创业路口保利大厦大堂 ; 2) 南山 区工业八路蛇口花园城 3 期 3 栋 15 号

La Piazza 1/F, The Venice Hotel Shenzhan, 9026 Shennan Dadao, Overseas Chinese Town, Nanshan District (2693 6888 ext. 8113) 南山区华侨城深南大道9026号威尼斯酒店大堂

Library 100/F, St. Regis Shenzhen, 5016 Shennan Dong Lu, Luohu District (8308 8888 ext. 1459/1455)

藏书阁 , 深圳瑞吉酒店罗湖区深南东路 5016 号 100 层

Lobby Bar 1/F, Grand Mercure Oriental Ginza Shenzhen, Zhuzilin, Shennan Dadao, Futian District (8350 0888 ext. 88605)

大堂吧 福田区深南大道竹子林东方银座美爵酒店

Lobby Lounge 1/F, Futian Shangri-La, Shenzhen, 4088 Yitian Lu, Futian District (8828 4088)

大堂酒廊 , 福田区深圳福田香格里拉大酒店一楼

The Lounge 33/F, Grand Hyatt Shenzhen, 1881 Bao’an Nan Lu, Luohu District (8266 1234)

旅行者,罗湖区宝安南路 1881 号深圳君悦酒店 33 楼

The Lounge JW Marriott Hotel, 6005 Shennan Dadao, Futian District (2269 8220) 福田区深南大道6005号金茂深圳JW万豪酒店

Ming Dian Coffee and Tea 59 Taizi Lu, Shekou, Nanshan District (2686 7982)

Emily's Cafe Shop 1, Phase 2, Peninsula City, Shekou, Nanshan District (2689 3469)

名典咖啡语茶, 南山区蛇口太子路59号

The Exchange 1/F, Sheraton Shenzhen Futian Hotel, East Wing, Great China International Exchange Square, Fuhua Lu, Futian District (8383 8888)

深圳 MORe 酒咖吧 , 福田区中康南路 8 号雕塑家 园首层东侧

南山区蛇口半岛城邦二期 1 号商铺

怡聚轩西餐厅,福田区福华路大中华国际交易广场 大中华喜来登酒店1楼

Fix Deli 1/F, The Ritz-Carlton, Shenzhen, 116 Fuhua San Lu, Futian District (2222 2222)

Fix 美食屋 , 福田区福华三路 116 号深圳丽思卡尔 顿酒店 1 楼

Friends Coffee Cafe & Bar 1/F, Huamao Xinyuan Bldg, Hongli Xi Lu, Futian District (8297 0601) 福田区红荔西路华茂欣园首层商铺

Greenland Lounge 1/F, The Pavilion, 4002 Huaqiang Bei Lu, Futian District (8270 8888 ext. 8213)

绿涧廊 , 华强北路 4002 号圣廷苑酒店一楼绿涧廊

Heather's Garden Cafe Area B, No. 9, Nanshan Flower Market, Qianhai Lu, Nanshan District (186 8894 6329)

欧石楠咖啡馆 , 南山区前海路南山花卉市场 B 区 9 号

More Bar 1/F, east side of Artpia, 8 Zhongkang Nan Lu, Futian District (8279 7909).

Old Heaven Books Shop 120, Bldg A5, Phase II, OCT-Loft, Nanshan District (8614 8090)

旧天堂书店 南山区华侨城侨城创意文化园北区 A5 栋 120 铺

Onyx Lounge 1/F, The Ritz-Carlton, Shenzhen, 116 Fuhua San Lu, Futian District (2222 2222)

Onyx 大堂酒廊 , 福田区福华三路 116 号深圳丽思 卡尔顿酒店 1 楼

Origo No. 107, Bldg 1, Nanhai E-Cool, 6 Xinghua Lu, Shekou, Nanshan District (2160 9527)

原坊 , 南山区蛇口兴华路 6 号南海意库一号楼 107 号

Pacific Coffee 1) 2/F, Shop 12, Phase II, Tiley Fame City, Houhai Dadao, Nanshan District (8663 6905); 2) Shop 422, MixC City, 1881 Baoan Nan Lu, Luohu District (8266 0630); 3) L1/F, Shop 29, King Glory Plaza, Renmin Nan Lu, Luohu District (8221 3002); 4) 1/F, S150Z, Mall City, Shenhui Lu, Longgang District (2839 3860)

豪丽斯咖啡 , 福田区深南大道 6017 号都市阳光名 苑首层

太平洋咖啡 1) 深圳市南山后海大道天利名城二期 二楼十二号 2) 罗湖区宝安南路 1881 号华润中心 万象城 422 号商铺 3) 罗湖区人民南路 2028 号金 光华广场 L1 楼 29 号 4) 龙岗区深惠公路 860 号摩 尔城购物中心 1 楼 S150Z 号

ITA Coffee Shop A3, International Leisure Street, CITIC City Plaza, 1095 Shennan Zhong Lu, Futian District (2598 9203)

Palm Court The Langham, Shenzhen, 7888 Shennan Dadao, Futian District (8828 9888)

Hollys Coffee G/F, Urban Sunshine Bldg, 6017 Shennan Dadao, Futian District (8284 0541)

ITA 咖啡 , 福田区深南中路 1095 号中信城市广场 国际休闲街 A3 商铺

Italian Bain Coffee 1) 1/F, Hoba Home, Bao’an Bei Lu, Luohu District; 2) L2S113, Coco Park, Fuhua San Lu, Futian District (8831 1684); 3) B1, MixC City, Luohu District (2557 7272)

百年意式咖啡店 1) 罗湖区宝安北路好百年首层中

福田区深南大道 7888 号深圳朗廷酒店

Ryu Coffee & Wine Bar Shop 121, Bldg 2, Nanhai E-Cool, 6 Xinghua Lu, Nanshan District (2680 7755) 南山区兴华路 6 号南海意库 2 栋 121

Sam’s Coffee Yong Jing Xuan, Gongye Qi Lu, Shekou, Nanshan District (2681 0123) 南山区蛇口工业七路雍景轩裙楼首层 101101B

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Eat: Jamie’s Italian Christmas Treat, HKD100-280. Jockey Club Amphitheatre (www.hkticketing.com) Hong Kong diners are invited by Jamie’s Italian for a festive feast this holiday season. Featuring a Jamie’s Italian twist on a traditional Christmas menu, set options of HKD350 and HKD500 are available for guests to enjoy. The three-course menus include an array of delicious options, starting with a meat plank of fresh pistachio mortadella, Tuscan fennel salami and buffalo mozzarella, followed by a choice of mains, including Christmas specials such as Gennaro’s festive porchetta and Italian roast turkey. To top off the feast, killer desserts deliver the coup de grace. Diners can also enjoy an additional free-flow beverage package, priced at HKD250 and HKD450.

DECEMBER 13 SAT

Opera: Prince Igor, 5.30pm, HKD150180. Wellcome Theatre, The Academy’s Landmark Heritage Campus – Bethanie, 139 Pokfulam Road, Pokfulam (www. hkticketing.com) Adapted from the ancient Russian epic The Lay of Igor’s Host, four-act opera Prince Igor was written and composed by Russian composer Alexander Borodin. Produced by Dmitri Tcherniakov and choreographed by Itzik Galili, Prince Igor perfectly presents the psychological journey of its protagonist, whose kingdom was invaded and then lost. The opera lasts for four and a half hours.

Listings

Savorona Lounge Café 1/F, Hi-Mart, 6-20 Xuefu Lu, Nanshan District (8630 8114)

Theatre, The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (www.hkticketing.com) A musical adaptation of Belgian playwright and Nobel Prize winner Maurice Maeterlinck’s play of the same name, The Bluebird of Happiness tells the adventures of a brother and a sister on their quest for the titular avian. After winning worldwide recognition and rave reviews, the opera is coming to Hong Kong for the first time. It’s a perfect Christmas present to enjoy with family and friends. Chinese subtitles are provided.

DECEMBER 21 SUN

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Musical: The Bluebird of Happiness, 7.30pm on December 20, 11am/7.30pm on December 21, HKD280-580. Drama

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雕刻时光咖啡 , 南山区华侨城生态广场酒吧街 A110 号

Seasonal Tastes 1/F, The Westin Shenzhen, 9028-2 Shennan Dadao, Nanshan District (8634 8411, www.westin.com/shenzhen)

知味全日餐厅 , 南山区深南大道 9028-2 号深圳益 田威斯汀酒店 1 楼

Spinelli B1/F, S002-003, Coco Park, 269 Fuhua San Lu, Futian District (8318 2016)

盛品利咖啡福田区福华三路 269 号星河购物公园 B1 楼 B1S002-003 号铺位

Spring Box Rm 101-102, Bldg 5, Nanhai E-Cool, 6 Xinghua Lu, Shekou, Nanshan District (2688 5119)

南山区蛇口兴华路 6 号南海意库 5 栋 101-102

罗湖区宝安南路 1881 号深圳君悦酒店 1 层

Concert: Maksim, 4pm, HKD380-880. Hall 5G, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (Harbour Road Entrance) (www.hkticketing.com) With skull rings, leather pants and a handsome face, Croatian Maksim Mrvica, aka Maksim, has the air of a rock star. However, Maksim is in fact a classical pianist famed for his incredibly fast fingers. Maksim gave his debut performance at age 12 and later amazed a worldwide audience with his passionate, modern renditions of ‘The Flight of the BumbleBee’ and ‘Exodus.’ Garnering huge popularity in Asia, the stylish pianist will again excite his Hong Kong fans.

DECEMBER 21 – JANUARY 18 SUN-

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Starbucks 1) Shop 1002, CITIC City Plaza, 1095 Shennan Zhong Lu, Futian District (2594 1302); 2) G/F, Carrianna Friendship Square, Renmin Nan Lu, Luohu District (2518 2535); 3) Shop 113, Nanshan Hotel, Xinghua Lu, Sea World, Shekou, Nanshan District (2683 2163); 4) Shop C01, 1-2/F, MOI Department Store, 2005-2006 Huaqiang Bei Lu, Futian District (8301 9839); 5) Shop B1-106, Kingglory Plaza, Renmin Nan Lu, Luohu District (8261 1183); 6) Shop B99, MixC, Bao’an Nan Lu, Luohu District (8269 1088); 7) Shop BS1-11, G/F, Airport Lounge B, Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport (2998 2809) ; 8) G/F, Block A, C Mall,1 Huafa Bei Lu, Luohu District (8320 6928) ; 9) Shop 1-112A, Sun Plaza, 2001 Jiefang Lu, Luohu District (8239 8969); 10) Shop 132, 1/F, Garden Town Center, Shekou, Nanshan District (2686 3185) ; 11) Shop L1S-001, G/F, Coco Park, Fuhua San Lu, Futian District (8831 3819); 12) Shop 291, 2/F, Coastal City, Haide Yi Dao, Nanshan District (8635 9969); 13) G/F, E5, East Industrial Area, OCT-Loft, Nanshan District (8610 6413)

星巴克,1) 福田区深南中路 1095 号中信城市广场 1002 号商铺 2) 罗湖区人民南路佳宁娜友谊广场 首层 3) 南山区蛇口兴华路海上世界南山宾馆 113 号商铺 4) 福田区华强北路 2005-2006 号茂业百 货首层及二层 C01 号商铺 5) 罗湖区人民南路金光 华广场负一层 B1-106 号商铺 6) 罗湖区宝安南路 华润中心万象城 B99 号商铺 7) 深圳宝安国际机 场 B 号候机楼首层 BS1-11 号商铺 8) 华发北路 1 号铜锣湾百货广场 A 座首层商铺 9) 罗湖解放路 2001 号太阳广场 1-112A 号商铺 10) 南山区南 海大道蛇口花园城中心首层 132 号商铺 11) 福田 区福华三路星河苏活购物公园首层 L1S-001 号商 铺 12) 南山区海德一道海岸城购物中心二层 291 号铺 13) 南山区华侨城创意文化园东部工业区 E5 栋首层

Street D Café 101-1, 1/F, Business Street, Huifang Garden, Xuefu Lu, Nanhai Dadao, Nanshan District (2606 6797)

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DECEMBER 20-21

Sculpting in Time Café Shop A110, Bar Street, Eco-Square, OCT, Nanshan District (2660 3991)

Sugar Box 1/F, Grand Hyatt Shenzhen, 1881 Baoan Nan Lu, Luohu District (2218 7338, shenzhen.grand.hyatt.com)

DECEMBER 14 Opera: La Fanciulla del West, 5pm, HKD150-180. Wellcome Theatre, The Academy’s Landmark Heritage Campus – Bethanie, 139 Pokfulam Road, Pokfulam (www.hkticketing.com) Characterized by melodic orchestration, three-act opera La Fanciulla del West is based on the play The Girl of the Golden West by American author David Belasco. Minnie, the upright owner of a bistro in California, rescues the love of her life, outlaw Dick Johnson, through gambling with police officer Jack Rance and persuading a gang of gold diggers to aid her cause.



南山区学府路 6-20Hi-Mart 品园首层(深圳大学 西门西侧 300 米)

迪街咖啡 , 南山区南海大道学府路荟芳园商业内街 1 楼 101-1

Musical: The Phantom of the Opera, 8pm, HKD295-1195. AsiaWorld-Expo, Arena in Theatre Mode (www.hkticketing.com) Broadway’s biggest hit makes a long-awaited return to Hong Kong in late December. Joined by a full live orchestra, the international cast of 37 presents the jealousy, the madness and the passions of a motley crew of characters. Lloyd Webber’s most memorable music, including ‘The Phantom of the Opera’, ‘Think of Me’ and ‘Music of the Night,’ delivers a knockout show that’s not to be missed.

December 2014 / SZ / www.thatsmags.com

TT’s Coffee 1) East side, 1/F, Liancheng Bldg, 1003 Chunfeng Lu, Luohu District (2510 8245); 2) 2/F, Central Book City, Fuzhong Yi Lu, Futian District (8277 7632)

TT 咖啡 1) 罗湖区春风路 1003 号联城大厦 1 楼东 侧 2) 福田中心区福中一路中心书城 2 楼

Viu Café G/F, Donghua Holiday Inn, Nanhai Dadao, Nanshan District (8619 3999) 南山区南海大道东华假日酒店首层城 4 楼

The Voyage 1/F, Central Book City, Fuzhong Yi Lu, CBD, Futian District (8276 5027)

旅行者西餐厅 , 福田中心区福中一路中心书城内一 楼

FRENCH Art de Vivre Shenzhen Sculpture Academy, 8 Zhongkang Lu, Shangmeilin, Futian District (8251 0369) 福田区上梅林中康路 8 号雕塑家园

Belle-Vue 37/F, Grand Hyatt Shenzhen, 1881 Bao’an Nan Lu, Luohu District (2218 7338)

悦景餐厅 , 罗湖区宝安南路 1881 号深圳君悦酒店 37 层

L'epicerie No. 35, Phase 2, Nanhai Rose Garden, Wanghai Lu, Shekou, Nanshan District (2668 7246) 南山区蛇口望海路南海玫瑰园二期35号铺

Le Bistro No. 212. Area D, Coco Park, 138 Mintian Lu, Futian District (8316 9651)

馨迪 , 福田区民田路 138 号购物公园 D 区 212 号

Les Duos B, Bldg 12, Qushui Bay, OCT Bay, 8 Bashi Lu Dong, Nanshan District 南山区白 石路东8号欢乐海岸曲水湾12栋B (8652 6692) Patio Resto No. 112, Deep Blue Bldg, Longcheng Lu, Nanshan District (186 8896 6961) 庭院法式餐厅 , 南山区龙城路深蓝公寓 112 商铺

The Penthouse 28/F, Huale Bldg, 2017 Shennan Dong Lu, Luohu District (8228 8822)

蓬濠法国餐厅,罗湖区深南东路2017号华乐大 厦28楼

Pipette 1/F, InterContinental Shenzhen, 9009 Shennan Dadao, OCT, Nanshan District (3399 3388 ext. 8581)

深南大道 9009 号华侨城 , 深圳华侨城洲际大酒店

Swallow Nest 11/F, Nanhai Hotel, 1 Gongye Yi Lu, Nanhai Dadao, Nanshan District (2669 2888 ext. 394)

南海酒店燕巢厅,南山区南海大道工业一路 1 号 南海酒店 9 楼

Vienne French Restaurant Wuzhou Hotel, 6001 Shennan Dadao, Luohu District (8293 8000)

维埃纳法式餐厅,福田区深南大道 6001 号五洲宾 馆内

GERMAN Bierhaus No. 117, Sea World Plaza, Taizi Lu, Shekou, Nanshan District (2669 9591) 德瑞坊啤酒餐厅, 南山区蛇口太子路海上 世界广场117号

Brotzeit L1C-055B, 1/F, Coco Park, Fuhua San Lu, Futian District (8359 2080)

福田区福华三路购物公园1楼酒吧街

Lowenburg Deck 5-7, Minghua Cruise, Sea World, Shekou, Nanshan District (2689 2668) 南山区蛇口太子路明华轮5-7层

Paulaner Brauhaus C-005, Huanchuan Square, Sea World, Shekou, Nanshan District (2668 7230) 南山区蛇口海上世界环 船广场C-005

Prusa 4/F, Bldg B, World Finance International Center, 4003 Shennan Dong Lu, Luohu District (8333 5551, 8333 5552) 罗湖区深南东路4003号世界金融中心B座4楼 德普鲁斯

INDIAN (SOUTH ASIAN) 1947 A01, Fazhan Zhongxin Dasha, 2010 Renmin Nan Lu, Luohu District. (8228 1808)

罗湖区人民南路 2010 号 , 发展中心大厦 A01 商 铺

Bollywood Cafe No. 2055-1, Xilong Bldg, Renmin Nan Lu, Luohu District (8222 0370)

宝 莱 坞 咖 啡, 罗 湖 区 人 民 南 路 熙 龙 大 厦 三 楼 2055-1 号

Bombay Indian Restaurant & Bar Shop 116, Sea World, Taizi Lu, Shekou, Nanshan District

孟买印度餐厅,南山区蛇口太子路海上世界 117 号

Indonesian Seafood Restaurant Opposite Hongbo Hotel, 10 Qiaocheng Xi Jie, Overseas Chinese Town, Nanshan District (2690 8338)

印尼海鲜餐厅 , 南山区华侨城侨城西街 10 号鸿波 酒店对面枕荔楼

Little India 1) 18B, Basement North of

Listings

Coco Park, 138 Mintian Lu, Futian District (8317 4827); 2) 2/F, No. 56, Block A, Poly Cultural Center, Houhaibin Lu, Nanshan District (8655 2106); 3) Shop 116, Bldg 6, Nanhai E-Cool, 6 Xinghua Lu, Nanshan District (2686 0020).

小印度 1) 福田区民田路 138 号购物公园地下 18B 2) 南山区后海滨路保利文化广场 A 区二楼 26 号 3) 南山区兴华路 6 号南海意库 6 栋 116 商铺

Punjabi Indian Cuisine Jinhu Hotel Basement, 1006 Hubei Lu, Luohu Distrct (8219 1115)

本杰比印度料理 , 罗湖区湖贝路 1006 号锦湖宾馆 地下室

Spice Circle Indian Restaurant 1) G/F, Tianjun Mansion, Dongmen Nan Lu (xit B at Guomao metro station), Luohu District (8220 2129); 2) Bldg B (behind Taizi Hotel), 5 Taizi Lu, Shekou, Nanshan District (2668 5390)

时派圈印度餐厅 1) 罗湖区东门南路天俊大厦首层 (地铁国贸站 B 出口)2) 南山区蛇口太子路 5 号 太子宾馆后 B 座

Taj Indian Restaurant 1/F, Southwest Corner, Lianhua Bldg (opposite Carriana Friendship Square), 2011 Renmin Nan Lu, Luohu District (8236 2782)

印度宫廷美食 , 罗湖区人民南路 2011 号联华大厦 一楼西南角

ITALIAN Baia B301, Sea World, 8 Wanghai Lu, Shekou, Nanshan District (2681 8836)

南山区蛇口望海路8号海上世界船尾广场B301

Blue 3/F, Venice Hotel Shenzhen, 9026 Shennan Dadao, Overseas Chinese Town, Nanshan District (2693 6888).

南山区华侨城深南大道 9026 号深圳威尼斯酒店 3 楼

Caffe Di Roma Bistro 37-40 Shangye Jie, OCT Portofino, Nanshan District (2600 3297)

古罗马咖啡吧 , 南山区华侨城波托菲诺商业街 37-40 号

Luohu District (8217 2288)

罗湖区南湖路 3018 号深圳富苑皇冠假日套房酒店 3楼

Red Rock G/F, Shop L1S-07, Xinhe Shopping Plaza, 2088 Nanhai Dadao, Nanshan District (8629 3803).

红岩意大利餐厅,南山区南海大道 2088 号信和自 由广场 1 楼 L1S-07 商铺

The Spaghetti House 1) Shop 399, 3/F, MixC, 1181 Bao’an Nan Lu, Luohu District (8266 8006); 2) Shop FL1014, L1/F, Central Walk, 3 Fuhua Yi Lu, Futian District (8280 1060) ; 3) Shop 258, 2/F, Coastal City, 33 Wenxin Wu Lu, Nanshan District (8635 9622)

意粉屋 1) 罗湖区宝安南路 1881 号华润中心万象 城三楼 399 号商铺 2) 福田区福华一路 3 号中心城 L1 层 FL1014 号铺 ( 会展中心地铁 B 出口 ) 3) 南 山区文心五路 33 号海岸城 2 楼 258 号铺

The Top 5/F, Bldg 1, Nanhai E-Cool, 6 Xinghua Lu, Sea World, Shekou, Nanshan District (2688 1132) 南山区蛇口海上世界兴华路6号南海意库1号楼5

Trattoria Italiana Da Angelo 1) No. 113, B2/F, Nanshan Guest House, Taizi Lu, Shekou, Nanshan District (2682 5927); 2) L226-227, Excellence Century Plaza, Tower 4, intersection of Haitian Lu and Fuhua Lu, Futian District (2531 3842); 3) G/F, Bldg 12, OCT Bay, 8 Baishi Lu Dong, Nanshan District (8654 1060)

艾嘉路意大利餐厅 1) 南山区蛇口太子路南山宾馆 113 商铺 B2 楼 ; 2) 福田区海田路与福华三路交汇 处卓越世纪中心 4 号楼二区商业层 L226,227 商铺 ; 3)南山区白石路东 8 号欢乐海岸曲水湾 12 栋 1 楼

Vista Lago 1/F, Interlaken OCT Hotel Shenzhen, OCT East, Dameisha, Yantian District (8888 3333, www.interlakenocthotel.com)

花园餐厅 , 盐田区大梅沙东部华侨城茵特拉根酒店

JAPANESE Banzai-Ya Japanese Dinning G/F, Haiyangge, Haibin Garden, Xinghua Lu, Shekou, Nanshan District (2683 3090) 万菜屋 , 南山区蛇口兴华路海滨花园海阳阁 1 楼

Elba 99/F, St. Regis Shenzhen, 5016 Shennan Dong Lu, Luohu District.(8308 8888)

欧尔巴 , 罗湖区深南东路 5016 号深圳瑞吉酒店 99 层

The Grill & Bar 2/F, Four Points by Sheraton Shenzhen, 5 Guihua Lu, Futian Free Trade Zone, Futian District (8358 8662)

扒房·酒吧,福田区保税区桂花路 5 号深圳福朋喜 来登酒店 2 楼

Idutang Bldg F3, OCT-Loft, Nanshan District (2691 1826)

一渡堂 , 南山区华侨城创意文化园内

Itali-An 1/F, Oriental Plaza, 1072 Jianshe Lu, Luohu District (8225 7278) 罗湖区建设路 1072 号东方广场 1 楼

Chitose Family Restaurant Inside Jusco, CITIC City Plaza, 1095 Shennan Zhong Lu, Futian District (2894 2208)

千登世 , 福田区深南中路 1095 号中信城市广场吉 之岛内

Hele Japanese Cuisine No. 126, Binfen Holiday Shop, Nanyou Dadao, Nanshan District (2606 9163)

和乐日本料理,南山区南油大道缤纷假日商铺 126 号

Japan Fusion 2-3/F, World Finance Center, 4003 Shennan Dong Lu, Luohu District (8266 6688)

中森名菜 , 罗湖区深南东路 4003 号世界金融中心 二 , 三楼

La Terrazza 1/F, Grand Hyatt Shenzhen, 1881 Baoan Nan Lu, Luohu District (2218 7338)

Kamado Shop 319, 3/F, Coastal City, Haide Yi Lu, Nanshan District (8635 9792)

罗湖区宝安南路 1881 号深圳君悦酒店 1 层

Kamii Restaurant 1) 6/F, King Glory Plaza, Luohu District (8261 1001); 2) G/F, Central Walk, Futian District (8278 0059); 3) 3/F, Kingkey Banner Center, intersection of Baishi Lu and Shahe Dong Lu, Nanshan District (8628 6060)

Lavo Bistro & Lounge Rm 1B, 1M/F, Tower 3, Kerry Plaza, 1 Zhongxin Si Lu, Futian District (8899 9676, 8255 7462)

福田区中心四路一号嘉里建设广场第 3 栋 1M 层 1B 室

Mezzo 2/F, Sheraton Shenzhen Futian Hotel, Great China International Exchange Square, 1 Fuhua Yi Lu, Futian District (8383 8888)

福田区福华一路 1 号大中华国际交易广场大中华喜 来登大酒店 2 楼

Milano Italian Restaurant Bar & Pizzeria 1/F, Anhui Bldg, 6007 Shennan Dadao, Chegongmiao, Futian District (8358 1661)

米兰意大利餐厅, 福田区车公庙深南大道6007号创 展中心(安徽大厦首层)

Paletto Italian Restaurant 2/F, The RitzCarlton, Shenzhen, 116 Fuhua San Lu, Futian District (2222 2222)

上井日本料理, 南山海德一道海岸城3楼319店铺

上井精致日本料理 1) 罗湖区人民南路金光华广场 6 楼 2) 福田区怡景中心城 G 层 3) 南山区红树林白 石路京基百纳广场 3 楼 45 号

Kenzo Teppanyaki 25/F, Grand Mercure Oriental Ginza Hotel, Zhuzilin, Shennan Dadao, Futian District (8302 9564 ext. 88661)

银座铁板烧餐厅 , 福田区深南大道竹子林东方银座 美爵酒店 25 楼

Kyoku Japanese Cuisine Restaurant Bldg 17, Qushui Bay, OCT Bay, 8 Baishi Dong Lu, Nanshan District (8654 1122) 南山区白石路东8号欢乐海岸曲水湾17栋

Momiji 3/F, Holiday Inn Donghua Shenzhen, No. 2307, Donghua Park, Nanhai Lu, Nanshan District (8619 3999)

福田区福华三路 116 号深圳丽思卡尔顿酒店 2 楼

米西索加 , 南山区南海大道东华园 2307 号东华假 日酒店三楼

Prego 3/F, Crowne Plaza Hotel & Suites Landmark Shenzhen, 3018 Nanhu Lu,

Nishimura 1/F, Marco Polo Shenzhen, 28 Fuhua Yi Lu, Futian District (8298 9888)

西村日本料理 , 福田中心区福华一路 28 号深圳马

哥孛罗好日子酒店 1 楼

Osaka Japanese Restaurant 1/F, Swallow Hotel, 3002 Jiabin Lu, Luohu District (8220 0364)

大阪日本料理店 , 罗湖区嘉宾路 3002 号海燕大酒 店 1 楼 ( 金光华对面 )

Sakana-Ya Japanese Dinning 4/F, Oriental Plaza, 1072 Jianshe Lu, Luohu District (8228 0778) 酒菜屋 , 罗湖区建设路 1072 号东方广场 4 楼

Shizuku 2/F, JW Marriott Hotel, 6005 Shennan Dadao, Futian District (2269 8231)

福田区深南大道 6005 号金茂深圳 JW 万豪酒店 2 楼

Sushi Chef Ting 1) Shop 150, Coastal City, Haide Yi Dao, Nanshan District (8635 9662) ; 2) G/F, New Street Plaza, Nanhai Dadao, Nanshan District (2606 3639); 3)G/F, Xinwanjia Supermarket, Jintian Lu, Futian District (3333 1202)

寿师傳回转寿司 1) 南山区海德一道海岸城美食美 家 150 铺 2) 深圳南山区南海大道新街口广场首层 ( 近东滨路 3) 深圳福田区金田路兴万家超市首层

Waterwheel 3/F, Tianan Cyber Bldg, Tianan Cyber Park, Futian District (8830 2918)

水車坊日本料理 , 福田区天安数码城天安数码时代 大厦 3 楼

Wine De Yoshi 2/F, Bldg 2, Zone A, Sea World, Shekou, Nanshan District (2602 8875) 南山区蛇口海上世界 A 区 2 号楼 2 楼

Ying Ting 1/F, Haijing Plaza, 18 Taizi Lu, Shekou, Nanshan District (2681 1031)

樱亭日本料理,南山区蛇口太子路 18 号海景广场 1楼

Zetian Chuan Sushi 1-2/F, 104 Fuhua Lu, Futian District (8303 8002) 泽田川寿司,福田区福华路 104 号 1-2 楼

LATIN AMERICAN Amigos Restaurant and Bar 1) Shop E6, G/F, Carriana Friendship Center, Renmin Nan Lu, Luohu District (6133 9993); 2) 1/F, Honglong Hotel, Sea World, 32 Taizi Lu, Shekou, Nanshan District (2683 5449)

Sushi Oh Restaurant L318 Shop, Jusco Store, Basement, CITIC City Plaza, 1095 Shennan Zhong Lu, Futian District (2594 0928)

欧蜜戈墨西哥餐厅 1) 罗湖人民南路佳宁娜广场 1 楼 E06 商铺 2) 南山区蛇口 3 号太子 路海上世界鸿 隆公寓首层

Sushi King 1/F, Coastal City, Haide Yi Dao, Nanshan District (8635 9765)

南山区蛇口玫瑰园二期 57 号

寿司屋 , 福田区深南中路 1095 号中信广场负层吉 之岛 L318 铺

寿司王,南山区海德一道海岸城购物广场一楼 149 号商铺

Tairyo 1) 4/F, CITIC City Plaza, 1095 Shennan Zhong Lu, Futian District (2594 1767); 2) A3, 3/F, Poly Cultural Centre, Wenxin Wu Lu, Nanshan District (8628 7232); 3) 3/F, Holiday Plaza, 9028 Shennan Dadao, Nanshan District (8629 8266)

大渔铁板烧 1) 福田区深南中路 1095 号中信城市广 场东区四楼 2) 南山区文心五路保利文化广场 A 区 3 楼 3) 南山区深南大道 9028 号益田假日广场 L3 楼

Togetsukyo 51/F, Hilton Panglin Hotel, 2002 Jiabin Lu, Luohu District (2518 5888 ext.3908)

渡边桥日本餐厅 , 罗湖嘉宾路 2002 号希尔顿彭年 酒店 51 楼

Traditional Japanese Food 4/F, CITIC City Plaza, 1095 Shennan Zhong Lu, Futian District (2594 4333)

Senor Frogs No. 57, Rose Garden Phase 2, Sea World, Shekou, Nanshan District. (2667 1155) Tequila Coyote Cantina Shop 113, Sea World, Shekou, Nanshan District. (2683 6446); 2) No. 152, Coco Park, 138 Fuhua Lu, Futian District (8295 3332)

仙人掌餐厅 1) 南山区蛇口海上世界商铺 113 号 ; 2) 福田区福华路 138 号购物公园 152 号

MUSLIM Dewan-e-Khass 98 Nanyuan Lu, Futian District (8363 9552)

帝王娜,福田区南园路 98 号

Indus Kitchen G/F, Luohu Bldg (opposite Century Plaza Hotel), 4012 Chunfeng Lu, Luohu District (8217 2783)

印达斯小厨,罗湖区春风路 4012 号罗湖大厦首层

Muslim Restaurant 2013 Wenjin Nan Lu, Luohu District (8225 9664) 穆斯林餐厅,罗湖区文锦南路 2013 号

福田区深南中路 1095 号中信城市广场 4 楼

Watami 1) 4/F, Mix City, 1881 Bao’an Nan Lu, Luohu District (8266 8311); 2) 2/F, Coco Park, Fuhua San Lu, Futian District (8831 5543)

和民日本料理 1) 罗湖区宝安南路 1881 号华润中 心万象城 4 楼 2) 深圳福田区福华三路星河购物中 心2楼

Northwest Leader Muslim Restaurant G/F, Jinfeng Garden, 111-115 Meilin Lu, Futian District (8313 8895).

西北领头羊清真馆,福田区梅林路 111-115 号金 丰花园首层

Tarim River Xinjiang Restaurant 2/F, No. 53, Binjiang Xin Cun, Dongyuan Lu, Futian

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District (2587 0698).

塔里木河新疆餐厅,深圳市福田区东园路滨江新 村 53 号 2 楼

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DECEMBER 14

Musical: Sing High, 8pm, MOP100-200. Grand Auditorium, Macao Culture Centre (www.macauticket.com) Sing High tells the story of a young man whose dream takes him from obscurity to fame, as he pursues a career in a choir. Inspired by local characters, the spectacular boasts multi-awardwinning Hong Kong talents behind the songs and story, including Leon Ko, Chris Shum and Candace Chong.

Concert: Triple Concerto, 8pm, MOP100-300. Macao Tower Auditorium (www.macauticket. com) Ning Feng, a talented Chinese violinist; Qin Liwei, one of the most famous cellists in China; Louis Schwizgebel-Wang, a well known Chinese-Swiss pianist. Together with the Macau Orchestra, this extremely talented trio of musicians will bring the music of Beethoven to life.

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星期五西餐厅 , 罗湖区深南东路 5002 号地王大厦 信兴广场首层 111 号

Grange Grill 25/F, The Westin Shenzhen Nanshan, 9028-2 Shennan Dadao, Nanshan District (8634 8431)

威斯汀扒房, 南山区深南大道9028号-2深圳益田 威斯汀酒店25层

Grape 1 Yanshan Lu, Shekou, Nanshan District (2668 7777). Offering an excellent range of Vietnamese cuisine, all at a reasonable price and served in a relaxing environment, this is a solid option to satisfy cravings, pho sure.

Let’s Viet A2-39, Poly Cultural Plaza, Houhai, Nanshan District

越鼎记 , 南山区后海保利文化广场 A2-39 (8628 7826)

Muine No. 219, 2/F, Garden City, 1086 Nanhai Dadao, Nanshan District (2681 7828) 南山区南海大道 1086 号花园城中心第 2 楼 219 号铺 ( 蛇口沃尔玛对面 )

OTHER WESTERN

December 7 SUN

DECEMBER 19-21 FRI-SUN

Festival: 2014 Macau Animation Festival, 1pm to 10pm, free admission. Convention and Exhibition Centre, Macau Fisherman’s Wharf (2870 1328) A large number of comic book fans and publishers will gather together in this integrated carnival of animation. What’s more, theme shows, cosplay competitions and singing performances will also be featured at this geek fest.

DECEMBER 27-28 SAT-SUN

Concert: The Count Basie Orchestra, 7.45pm, MOP200-600. The Venetian Theater (www.macauticket.com) The Count Basie Orchestra is set to bring a wonderful night of classic jazz to Macau. The widely praised ensemble is led by trumpeter Scotty Barnhart and will feature two-time Grammy Award-winning leading vocalists Alexander Steward and Carmen Bradford.

Dance: Utopia, 8pm, MOP150300. Macao Cultural Center – G.A. (www.macauticket.com) Created by famous Spanish choreographer and dancer Maria Pagés, this stunning work took shape in 2010 when Pagés visited Brazilian master architect Oscar Niemeyer’s studio. She was impressed by the architect’s humanity and, after that, conceived a dance about solidarity. Don’t miss this performance if you are a fan of flamenco.

Four Seasons Dining Room No. 105, Haibin Business Center, Sea World, Shekou, Nanshan District

Friday Cafe No. 111, G/F, Xinxing Square, Diwang Bldg, 5002 Shennan Dong Lu, Luohu District (8246 0757)

越 品 , 福 田 区 连 城 新 天 地 B26C 商 铺 (8255 7048)

Community: Parade through Macau, 4pm. Ruins of St. Paul’s (www.icm.gov.mo) Created in 2011, this annual parade marks the anniversary of Macau’s handover to China. Foreign performing groups and talented local artists perform together every year, celebrating with leading residents and tourists through the streets and alleys of the city.

帝宝星 , 罗湖区金光华广场 2 楼

南山区蛇口海上世界海滨商业中心 105 号 (2689 3986)

Let’s Viet Shop B26C, Link City Passage (near Coco Park), Futian District

Sport: Macau International Marathon. Olympic Sports Centre Stadium (www.macaumarathon. com) First held in 1981 in Macau, this international marathon attracts a great number of local and international runners every year. To cater for all skill levels, three different distances are offered: full marathon, half marathon and mini marathon.

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Double Star Cafe 2/F, King Glory Plaza, Renmin Nan Lu, Luohu District (8261 1808, www.doublestar.com.hk)

360°Bar, Restaurant & Lounge 31/F, Shangri-La Hotel (east of Railway Station), 1002 Jianshe Lu, Luohu District (8396 1380)

360°西餐酒廊 , 罗湖区建设路 1002 号 ( 火车站 东侧 ) 香格里拉大酒店 31 层

葡逸餐厅 , 南山区蛇口沿山路 1 号

Greenery Cafe 3/F, Hualianfa Bldg, 2006 Huaqiang Bei Jie, Futian District (8399 8828, 8399 8118)

绿茵阁,华强北商业街 2006 号华联发大厦三楼

The Grill 2/F, Hilton Shenzhen Shekou Nanhai, 1177 Wanghai Lu, Shekou, Nanshan District (2162 8888)

南山区望海路 1177 号蛇口希尔顿南海酒店 2 楼

The Grill & Bar 2/F, Four Points by Sheraton Shenzhen, 5 Guihua Lu, Futian Free Trade Zone, Futian District (8358 8662)

扒房·酒吧 , 福田区保税区桂花路 5 号深圳福朋喜 来登酒店 2 楼

The Kitchen No. 144, Coco Park, 138 Mintian Lu, Futian District (2531 3860)

现场厨房 , 福田区民田路 138 号城建购物公园 144 号

The Lounge 33/F, Grand Hyatt Shenzhen, 1881 Baoan Nan Lu, Luohu District (2218 7338) 罗湖区宝安南路 1881 号深圳君悦酒店 33 层

LSD F1-105A, OCT-Loft, Enping Jie, Nanshan District (8610 6344) 迷食 , 南山区华侨城创意文化园 F1-105A

Acaly’Do 1/F, Citic Mangrove Bay (near Shahe Golf), Shahe Dong Lu, Nanshan District (8626 8176)

南山区沙河东路中信红树湾首层沙河高尔夫斜对 面

Atmosphere 1) Shop 368, 3/F, Block B, Phase Two, MixC, 1881 Baoan Nan Lu, Luohu District (2227 7788); 2) Shop 1, Peninsula Phase 2, Shekou, Nanshan District (2602 7898)

喜悦 1) 罗湖万象城二期 B 座 3 楼 ; 2) 南山区蛇口 半岛城邦 2 期商铺 1 号

Burger King 1) No. 108, B/F, KK Shopping Mall, KK Financial Centre, Luohu District (8202 5622); 2) 2/F, Sang Da Bldg, Huaqiang Bei, Futian District (8202 4922); 3) L2C-002, 2/F, Coco Park, 269 Fuhua San Lu, Futian District. (2151 5526) 汉堡王 1) 罗湖区菜屋围京基金融中心之京基百 纳空间负一楼 108 号 2) 福田区华强北桑达大厦 2 楼(茂业百货对面)3) 福田区福华三路 269 号 cocopark2 楼 L2C-002 号铺

Casablanca Shop 118-120, Bldg 1, Sea World Plaza, Haibin Commercial Bldg, Shekou, Nanshan District (2667 6968)

卡萨布兰卡餐厅,南山区蛇口兴华路海滨花园商 业中信 1 栋首层 118-120

Caesar Restaurant 2/F, Lidu Hotel, Guangfa Bldg, 2007 Dongmen Nan Lu, Luohu District (8225 9988 ext. 244)

凯撒咖啡西餐厅,罗湖区东门南路 2007 号广发 大厦丽都酒店 2 楼

City Steak Emperor No. 229, 2/F, North Shenzhen Book City, Hongli Lu, Futian District (2399 2133)

城市扒王 , 福田区红荔路深圳书城北区 2 楼 229 号

Danube 1/F, Vienna Hotel, 73 Fuhua Lu, Futian District (8398 1688, 8398 6993) 多瑙河西餐厅, 福田区福华路73号维也纳酒店

Made in Kitchen 7/F, Kingglory Plaza, 2028 Renmin Lu, Luohu District (8261 1899)

厨房制造 , 罗湖人民南路 2028 号金光华广场 7 楼

Mama’s No. 110-111, Sea World, Shekou, Nanshan District. (2686 2349) 南山区蛇口海上世界 110-111 号商铺

May Flower Restaurant 2/F, Phase 4, Commerce City, Azure Coast, Houhai Dadao, Nanshan District (2649 8033/2649 022)

五月花餐厅 , 南山区后海大道蔚蓝海岸四期商贸城 2楼

McCawley's Bar & Grill Shop 109, Bldg 7, Phase 3, Rose Garden, Shekou, Nanshan District (2667 4361). 南山区蛇口南海玫瑰园三期 7 号楼 109 号商铺

McCawley’s Irish Bar & Restaurant Shop 118, Sea World, Shekou, Nanshan District (2668 4496)

麦考利爱尔兰酒吧,南山区蛇口海上世界广场 118号

One Steak 1) 1/F Hongling Bldg, 1045 Shennan Zhong Lu, Nanshan District (2586 6333); 2) L3-1, 9028-2 Shennan Lu, Holiday Plaza, Nanshan District (8629 8729)

王品台塑牛排,1) 深南中路 1045 号红岭大厦 1 楼 2) 南山区深南大道 9028-2 号益田假日广场三 楼

Paiza Bistro & Lounge No. 110, Phase 1, Peninsula City, Jinshiji Lu, Shekou, Nanshan District (2668 7055) 南山区蛇口金世纪路半岛城邦一期 110 号

Poseidon Restaurant & Bar No. 13, Phase 3, Coastal Rose Garden, Jinshiji Lu, Shekou, Nanshan District (2160 9519)

波塞冬西餐厅酒吧,南山区蛇口金世纪路南海玫 瑰园三期 13 号

Rapscallions No. 138, Gouwu Garden,

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Mintian Lu, Futian District (8359 7131) 瑞布斯, 福田区民田路购物公园北园138号

Romas Bar & Grill Block B (behind the Taizi Hotel), 5 Taizi Lu, Shekou, Nanshan District (2683 8492, 2683 8491) 罗马西餐厅 , 南山区蛇口太子路太子宾馆后 B 座

Seattle Café No. 38, 1/F, Holiday Garden, Nanshan District (2606 4862)

西雅图西餐扒房,南山区缤纷假日花园 1 层 38 号 ( 东华假日酒店旁 )

Sky Paradise 50/F, Hilton Panglin Hotel, 2002 Jiabin Lu, Luohu District (2518 5888) 罗湖区嘉宾路 2002 号希尔顿彭年酒店 50 楼

Stonegrill L1021-L1022, 3 Fuhua Yi Lu, Futian District

石 头 烧 福 田 区 福 华 一 路 怡 景 中 心 城 L1021 尚 铺 (8276 5289)

Subway 1) FL1004, 1/F, Yijing Central Walk, 3 Fuhua Yi Lu, Futian District (8280 1186); 2) Shop B14, B/F, Gouwu Garden Metro Shopping Mall, Futian District (8329 2299)

1) 福田区福华一路怡景中心城一楼西侧 FL1004 号 铺 ; 2) 福田区购物公园负一楼地铁商业广场 B14

Super Steak 3/F, Coco Park, Fuhua San Lu, Futian District (2531 3998) 超级牛扒 , 福田区福华三路 Coco Park 三楼

Take Seafood Supermarket No. 103, Zone A, Sea World, Shekou, Nanshan District (2160 2378) 南山蛇口海上世界船前广场 A 区 103 号

Taste 3/F, Four Points by Sheraton, 5 Guihua Lu, Futian District (8359 9999 ext. 88667)

桂花酒店 , 福田保税区桂花路 5 号福朋喜来登酒店 3楼

Tasty 1/F, International Finance Center, 4003 Shennan Dong Lu, Futian District (2598 1298, 2598 1299)

西堤牛排 , 深圳市深南东路 4003 号世界金融中心 1F

The Village No. 108-109, Haichang Jie, Shekou, Nanshan District (2685 0910)

南山区蛇口海昌街海尚国际裙楼 108-109 号铺

West Steak House 2/F, 52 Jiefang Lu, Luohu District (8229 9139) 西部牛扒城,罗湖区解放路 52 号 2 楼

Willy's Crab Shack 18 Shiyun Lu, Shekou, Nanshan District (8827 8002)

南 山 区 蛇 口 新 街 石 云 路 18 号 (www. willyscrabshack.com)

PIZZA Kiwi Pizza 1) Shop 46B, Phase II, Coastal Rose Garden, Wanghai Lu, Shekou, Nanshan District (2160 1583); 2) B14 Underground Commercial Street, Coco Park, Futian District (8329 2299); 3) No. 8 Outlets Minkang Lu, Longhua District; 4) No. 125, Area A, North Park, Shopping Park, Mintian Lu, Futian District

纽奇比萨 1) 南山区望海路南海玫瑰园二期 46B 铺 ; 2) 福田区购物公园负一层地铁商业街 B14 铺 ; 3) 龙华新区民康路八号仓奥特莱斯 ; 4) 福田区民田路 购物公园北园 A 区 125

Lou Palacio Pizza 1/F, No. 40, Bldg A, Poly Cultural Center, Nanshan District (8628 7109) 帕拉休,南山区保利文化广场A区40号店铺

NYPD Pizza 1) Shop FL1015, Central Walk, Fuhua Yi Lu, Futian District (8887 6973); 2) No. 26, Haichang Jie, Shekou, Nanshan District (8887 6973); 3) 3085-10 Shennan Dong Lu, Luohu District (8887 6973, 137 9847 1160)

纽约批萨 1) 福田区福华一路中心城 FL1015 商铺 ; 2) 南山区蛇口海昌街海尚国际裙楼 26 号铺 ( 近新 一佳 ); 3) 罗湖区东门深南路 3085-10 号

Papa John’s Pizza 1) 1/F, F2.6 Tianzhan Bldg, Tian’an Industry Plaza, Futian District; 2) Unit 149, 1/F, Coastal City, Nanshan Business & Culture Center, Nanshan District; 3) 2/F, Soho Coco Park, 3 Fuhua Lu, Futian District; 4) 1/F, 115B, Garden City Commercial Centre, Nanhai Dadao, Nanshan District; 5) 1/F, TT International Area, Lianhua Lu, Futian District; 6) 1/F, Hubei Baofeng Bldg, 1054 Bao’an Nan Lu, Luohu

District; 7) 3/F, Manha Shopping Plaza, Huaqiang Bei Lu, Futian District; 8) 2/F, Luohu Culture Center, Renmin Bei Lu, Luohu District; 9) Unit A1-14, 1/F, Poly Cultural Centre, Nanshan Business & Culture Center, Nanshan District

棒 ! 约翰 1) 福田区天安数码城天展大厦 F2.6 栋 1 楼 ; 2) 南山区商业文化中心海岸城一层 149 号商铺 ; 3) 福田区福华三路购物公园 2 楼 ; 4) 南山区南海大 道花园城商业中心 115B; 5) 福田区莲花路 TT 国际 街区首层 ; 6) 罗湖区宝安南路 1054 号湖北宝丰大 厦首层 ; 7) 福田区华强北路曼哈购物广场 3 楼 ; 8) 罗湖区东门步行街人民北路罗湖文化中心 2 楼 ; 9) 南山区南山商业文化中心区保利文化广场 A1-14 号

SHANGHAINESE Hujiangxuan Shanghai Restaurant No.4018, Jiabin Lu, Luohu District (2567 0000 ext.6388) 沪江轩上菜馆,罗湖区嘉宾路

4018号新时代酒店1楼

Jiangnan Garaden Shenzhenair International Hotel, 6035, Shennan Dadao, Futian District (8881 9999 ext.6720) 江南春, 福田区 深南大道6035号深航国际酒店2楼

Liu Yuan Shop 303, 3/F, the Mixc City, 1881 Bao’an Nan Lu, Luohu District (8269 1333)

留园饭店,深圳罗湖区宝安南路 1881 号华润中心 万象城 303 铺

Shanghai Restaurant 68, Jinrong Lu, Sha Tou Kou, Yantian District (2555 8290) 盐田区沙头角金融路 68 号

Yu Yuan Shanghainese Cuisine No.411, 4FL, Citic City Plaza, Shennan Zhong Lu, Futian District (2594 3228)

豫园上海饭庄,深南中路 1095 号中信城市广场 4 楼 411 号近南园路

(8269 1118)

泰满冠,罗湖区宝安南路 1881 号华润中心万象城 5 楼 593 商铺

Tai Xiang Guan 1/F, Coco Park, Fuhua San Lu (Gou Wu Gong Yuan metro station) Futian District (8202 3555)

泰香馆,福田区福华三路星河 COCO PARK1 楼 083-087 号

The Terrace Sea World, Shekou, Nanshan District (2682 9105, 2683 2775) 露台酒吧,南山区蛇口海上世界广场

SOUTHEAST ASIAN Banana Leaf South Asia Restaurant B1/F, the Citic City Plaza, 1095 Shennan Zhong Lu, Futian District (8887 3338)

蕉叶南亚汇餐厅,深圳福田区深南中路 1095 号中 信城市广场负 1 楼

Banana Leaf Asian Cafe & Bar C-076-077, Coco Park, Fuhua 3 Lu, Futian District (8284 6655)

蕉 叶 南 亚 站, 福 田 区 coco park 酒 吧 街 L1C076.077

Coriander G/F, InterContinentalShenzhen, No. 9009 Shennan Dadao, Overseas Chinese Town, Nanshan Distirct (3399 3388)

芫香东南亚餐厅,福田区华侨城深南大道 9009 号 深圳华侨城洲际大酒店地下一层

HangLiPo Shop 006, UG/F, Central Walk, Futian District (8280 1399)

汉丽宝,福田区新怡景商业中心城 UG 层 006 号 铺

Xiang Mao 1/F, Xin Nan Hua Bldg, 17 Nanji Lu, Luohu District (8220 2851)

香茅泰味餐厅,罗湖区南极路 17 号新南华大厦 1 楼

Yes Thai 1) 3/F, Coco Park, Fuhua San Lu (Gouwu Gongyuan metro station), Futian District (2531 3918) 2) 5/F, Costal City, No. 33, Wenxin Wu Lu, Nanshan District (8635 9989) 3) 4/F, KK Shopping Mall, KK Financial Centre, Luohu District (2290 0333)

鑫泰,1) 福田区福华三路购物公园 3 楼 2) 南山区 文心五路 33 号海岸城购物中心五楼 3) 罗湖区蔡屋 围京基金融中心京基百纳空间四楼

TAIWANESE Bellagio 1/F,Jinbi Hotel,3002 Chunfeng Lu, Luohu District (8228 5111) 鹿港小镇,罗湖区春风路 3002 号金碧酒店首层

福田区福华三路 116 号深圳丽思卡尔顿酒店 5 楼

Malay Papa Shop 012,Basemant 2, Jingguang Plaza, Renmin Nan Lu, Luohu District (8261 1000, 8261 1088)

马拉爸爸,罗湖区人民南路金光华广场负 2 层 012 铺

Spring Lounge FL1006-1007, Central Walk, Futian District (8280 1885)

越 南 春 天, 福 田 区 新 怡 景 商 业 中 心 城 FL10061007 号

THAI Idutang Bldg F3, OCT Loft, Engping Lu, Overseas Chinese Town, Nanshan District. (8610 6046)

一渡堂,南山区华侨城恩平路文化创意园 F3 栋

Pin Tai A217, North Garden Shopping Park, Futian District (8316 8832) 福田区购物公园北园 A217

Tai Man Guan Shop 593, 5/F, The Mixc City, 1881 Bao’an Nan Lu, Luohu District

唤觉生态餐厅,福田区车公庙泰然四路泰然酒店一 楼东侧

Green Life 2/F, Jun Ting Hao Yuan, Bao’an Nan Lu, Luohu District (2590 8426) 绿生活健康素食,罗湖区宝安南路骏庭豪园 2 楼

Deng Pin 3/F, Jun Ting Ming Yuan, Bao’an Nan Lu, Luohu District (25908588)

登品餐厅,罗湖区宝安南路 2107 号骏庭名园 3 楼  

Jin Hai Ge 73 Nan Yuan Lu, Futian District (8365 9996) 

金海阁素食馆,福田区南园路 73 号

Wind Lucky 1) Behind Shanghai Volkswagen Automotive Store, XiangmiHu Holiday Resort, Futian District (8289 4181) 2)4/F,Dongmenting Plaza, Dongmen Yongxin Jie, Luohu District (8238 3453)

云来居素食馆 1) 福田区香蜜湖度假村内(大众 4S 店后)2) 罗湖区东门永新街东门町四楼

wine ASC Fine Wines (Shanghai) Co.,Ltd Unit 1368,East13/F,China Nuclear Building,Shennan Road (8398 5514) www. asc-wine.com

圣 皮 尔 精 品 葡 萄 酒, 深 南 中 路 中 核 大 厦 1 3 栋 东 侧 1 36 8 单 元

Best Wine, Shop 1-30, Portofino, OCT, Nanshan District, (8626 0995).

Cheers Building F4, Enping Jie, Creative Park, OCT, Nanshan District (8276 6688)

百事达酒业,南山区华侨城波托菲诺商业街 7 - 10 号

鹊尔斯酒窖,南山区华侨城恩平街创意园 F4 栋

Leaves Poolside Restaurant 5/F, The RitzCarlton, Shenzhen, 116 Fuhua San Road, Futian District (2222 2222)

Terra Hotel, Tairan Si Lu, Futian District. (8250 4570)

Cheers Wine Cellar 105A, Block F1, CreativePark EnPing Jie, OCT Nanshan District (8276 6688) www.cheerswinecellars.com

TURKISH Anatolia Turkish Restaurant, 1/F, Xing Yue Business Hotel, No. 3018 Dongmen Nan Lu, Luohu District (8222 6154; 8225 7677).

安纳托利亚, 罗湖区东门南路 3018 号兴悦商务酒 店1楼

Istanbul Fast Food Cafe Jinghua Building 1C055, Huafa Bei Lu, Futian District (3309 7180, 3309 7190) 福田区华发北路京华大院一号楼 1C055 号

鹊尔斯酒窖,南山区华侨城恩平街创意产业园 F1 栋 105A

Kelit Italian Wine 18D-E Taiyang Dao Building, No.34, Dongmen Nan Lu, Luohu District (8220 8606). www.kelit.org

意国科立酒业,罗湖区东门南路 34 号太阳岛大厦 18D-E

Links Concept Wine and Spirit Merchants, Room 1501, Hua Rong Building, Min Tian Lu, Futian District (8239 1176).

金灵思商贸有限公司,福田中心区民田路华融大厦 1501

Mevlana Turkish Restaurant 154 Zhenxing Lu, Futian District (8336 8778)

梅夫拉那土耳其餐厅福田区振兴路 154 号

The Istanbul Restaurant Room 107, Lang Yu Feng Ting,1010 Wenjin Nan Lu, Luohu District (8261 0201)

土耳其伊斯坦布尔餐厅,罗湖区文锦南路 1010 号 朗御风庭 107 号地铺

Vegetarian

Ningbo Joymay Imp & Exp Co., Ltd. Shenzhen Office Rm 2406 Bldg 1 Zhongshan Garden, Fenghuang Lu, Luohu District (8230 5264; Email: [email protected] cn) www.overseaswines.com 宁波玖美进出 口有限公司深圳分公司,罗湖区凤凰路中山花园 一栋2406

Opus One Wine & Cigar 1/F, 999 Royal Suites & Towers,1001Shennan Dong Lu, Luohu District(2513 0999)

Awaken Vegetarian Restaurant East to 1/F,

红酒雪茄屋,罗湖区深南东路 1001 号丹枫白露酒

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Pieroth Wine.,Ltd. 26/F,Anlian Plaza, No.4018 Jin Tian Rd., Futian District ,ShenZhen(3395 5834) www.pieroth-china.com

碧洛德葡萄酒,福田区金田路 4018 号安联大厦 26 楼

SUMMERGATE Room F,25/Floor, Noble Center No.1006,3rd Fuzhong San Lu, Futian District ShenZhen (3398 3100) www.summergate.com

美夏国际酒业,福田区福中三路 1006 号诺德金融 中心 25 层 F 单元

Sourceland A-1709,International Chamber of Commerce Building Fuhua Yi Lu, ShenZhen (8293 1699) www.Sourcelandwine. com

夏桑园酒业,福华一路国际商会大厦 A 座 1709 室

Torres Rm 27D, Building B, Honglong Century Plaza, No.3001 Heping Lu, Luohu District. (2519 0180)

桃乐丝葡萄酒 罗湖区和平路 3001 号鸿隆世纪广场 B 座 27D

The Vineyard B1-067/069, FengShengDing, District B, CheGongMiao, Shennan Dadao, Futian District.(8270 2225).

维雅酒庄 福田区车公庙深南大道南侧丰盛町 B 区 067-069 商铺

Vins Descombe 101, Industrial Bank Building, CBD of Futian district. (82041585)

Discovery Bar 48 Jin Tang Jie (next to Lijing Int’l Club), Luohu District (8248 1742)

欧莉酒吧,福田区民田路购物公园北园B区138号

Evolution Bar F2/3, Carriana Friendship Square (next to Starbucks), Renmin Nan Lu, Luohu District

红糖罐 福田区泰然九路皇冠科技园 2 栋 G9

罗湖区人民南路佳宁娜友宜广场首层 G2&G3( 近 星巴克咖啡店 )

Echo Club, No.S268, MixC, Phase II, No.1881 Bao’an Nan Lu, Luohu District (2292 3777).

埃可俱乐部·酒吧,罗湖区宝安南路 1881 号华润 中心万象城二期 B 栋二楼

Face Club,4/F, MixC Mall Phase II, No.1881 Bao'an Nan Lu, Luohu District(8266 6699).

罗湖区宝安南路 1881 号万象城第二期卡地亚楼上 四楼

Feeling Bar 1/F, Zhidi Plaza, No.3068 Chunfeng Lu, Luohu District (2230 1119) 罗湖区春风路置地广场首层

Key Bar G-6 SOHO, Jia Ning Na Square, 2002 Ren Min Nan Lu, Luohu District

罗湖区人民南路 2002 号嘉宁娜友谊广场 SOHO 酒吧 街 G-6

Le Nest 1/F, Guomao Da Sha, Renmin Nan Lu, Luohu District (8221 1018) 罗湖区人民南路国贸大厦 A 区外一楼

法国萄醉酒庄,深圳市福田区深南大道兴业银行大 厦一楼法国萄醉酒庄

Malt 100/F, St. Regis Shenzhen, No.5016 Shennan Dong Lu, Luohu District (8308 8888-1459/1455)

Wine & Cigar Room 25/F, Grand Mercure Oriental Ginza Hotel, Zhuzilin, Shennan Boulevard, Futian District (83500888 ext.88661)

Michelle’s Bar South gate of Shenzhen Stadium, Sun Gang Lu, Luohu District (8327 6642) 罗湖区笋岗路深圳体育馆南门

红酒雪茄屋,福田区深南大道竹子林东方银座美爵 酒店 25 楼红酒雪茄屋

1001 Wine & Spirits Cellar, 3/F, Block A, Kou An Building, No.1006 Dongmen Nan Lu, Luohu District (2585 7258).

1001 酒窖,罗湖区东门南路 1006 号口岸大厦 A 座3楼 南山区华侨城创意文化园北区 A3 栋 106 商铺

nightlife LUOHU 360°Bar, Restaurant & Lounge 31/F, Shangri-La Hotel (East of Railway Station), No.1002 Jianshe Lu, Luohu District (8396 1380-8360).

罗湖区建设路 1002 号(火车站东侧)香格里拉大 酒店 31 层

Apollo 57/F, Hilton Shenzhen Pengnian Hotel, 2002 Jiabin Lu, Luohu District (2518 5888 ext 3914)

天吧,深圳瑞吉酒店罗湖区深南东路 5016 号 100 层

Milky Jiabin Lu (beside Soho Bar), Luohu District (8225 8199) 罗湖区嘉宾路soho吧旁 Oasis Bar 13/F, Jinhu Hotel, Hubei Lu, Luohu District 罗湖湖贝路锦湖宾馆13楼 Richy Club, 66 Chunfeng Lu (next to Lu Shan Hotel), Luohu District (8234 2565) 春风路3023号(庐山酒店1楼)

Soho Bar Opposite of King Glory Plaza, Jiabin Lu, Luohu District (8220 0628) 罗湖区嘉宾路金光华广场对面

Sparkle Club & Restaurant 1/F, Zense Hotel, Wen Jin Zhong Lu, Luohu Dist. (8239 4800) 罗湖区文锦中路升逸酒店首层 Tanghui Bar 1/F, A08, Zhidi Plaza, Chun Feng Lu, Luohu District (2230 1698) 罗湖区春风路北侧置地逸轩裙楼 A08

Tashe Delick Bar 3/F, Shanghai Shizhuang Company, 2033 Hongling Zhong Lu, Luohu District (8241 8028) 红岭中路 2033 号上海时装公司 3 楼

罗湖区嘉宾路 2002 号彭年酒店 57 楼

Butter Basement B/F, Carrinna Friendship Square, 2002 Renminnan Road, Luohu Dist. (2518 3338) 罗湖区人民南路佳宁娜广场负一楼

Brew House 3/F, Crowne Plaza Hotel & Suites and Landmark, 3018 Nahu Road, Luohu District. (8217 2288 ext. 569)

罗湖区南湖路费用户号深圳富苑皇冠假日套房酒店 三楼

The Penthouse 38/F, Grand Hyatt Shenzhen, 1881 Baoan Nan Lu, Luohu District (2218 7338)

罗 湖 区 宝 安 南 路 1881 号 深 圳 君 悦 酒 店 38 层

The St. Regis Bar 96/F, St. Regis Shenzhen, No.5016 Shennan Dong Lu, Luohu District (8308 8888-1468) 瑞吉吧 深圳瑞吉酒店罗湖区深南东路 5016 号 96 层深圳瑞吉酒店罗湖区深南东路 5016 号 99 层

Brown Sugar Jar 1/F, Le Yang Feng Jing Ge, Huang Bei Lu, Dongmen, Luohu District. (2541 6110)

FUTIAN

Champs Bar & Grill  2/F, Shangri-La Shenzhen, Luohu Dist. (8396 1366) 

3D Bar Block B, Bar Street, CITIC City Plaza, 1093 Shennan Zhong Lu, Futian District (2598 6011)

红糖罐 罗湖区东门商业圈 黄贝路乐扬枫景阁一楼

罗湖区香格里拉大酒店 2 楼

Chocolate  1/F, New 2000 Plaza, Huishang Mingyuan, Nanqing Street, Dongmen, Luohu District. (2582 2222) 

罗湖区东门南庆街汇商名苑 2000 广场 1 楼(金莎 国际会所楼下)

City Cowboy 2/F, Jihao Garden, 1048 Hua Li Lu, Luohu District (2582 8218)

深圳市罗湖区华丽路 1048 号集浩花园 2 楼

Decanter 100/F, St. Regis Shenzhen, No.5016 Shennan Dong Lu, Luohu District (8308 8888-1459/1455)

品酒阁 深圳瑞吉酒店罗湖区深南东路 5016 号 100 层

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(8860 1818).

罗湖金塘街 48 号丽晶国际俱乐部旁边

福田区深南中路 1093 号中信广场酒吧街 B 区

After 5 Bar & Cafe Unit 104, Jin Run Building, Tai Ran Jiu Lu, Futian District (2396 4800). 福田区泰然九路金润大厦 104

Angelbaby Bar 1/F, Huale Building, No.1, Zhong Hang Bei Lu, Hua Qiang Bei, Futian District.(2830 7788).

天使宝贝 福田区华强北中航北路 1 号华乐大厦一楼

Before Sunset Bar Bar Street, CITIC Plaza, Futian District (13510131001) 

Brown Sugar Jar G9 Huangguan Technology Park, Tairan 9 Lu, Futian District. (8320 7913) Calio Bar Shop 055, 2/F, Coco Park, Fuhua San Lu, Futian Dist. (2533 1844) 福田区福华三路星河苏活购物公园二楼 055 号

Chicago Club G/F, Gate 4 of Shenzhen Stadium, Sungang Lu, Futian District (8324 0294) 福田区笋岗路深圳体育馆四号门首层

体育馆八区首层

O! Garden No. 138, Mintian Lu, Futian District. (8889 6999) 福田区民田路 138 号购物公园

Pepper Club, 2/F, Shopping Park, Fuhua Lu, Fustian District (8319 9040). 福田区福华路购物公园二楼

Rapscallions Bar, No.138 Min Tian Lu, North of Shopping Park, Futian District (0755-8359 7131).

瑞布斯酒吧,福田区民田路城建购物公园 138 号

Club Viva No. 140, Fuhua Lu, CoCo Park, Futian District (137 9825 6176)

Sports Bar 7/F, Grand Mercure Oriental Ginza Shenzhen, Zhuzilin, Shennan Dadao, Futian District (8350 0888 ext. 88605)

Crystal Bldg E, Bar Street, CITIC City Plaza, 1095 Shennan Zhong Lu, Futian District (2598 5509)

Time Out Bldg A1, Bar Street, CITIC City Plaza, 1095 Shennan Zhong Lu, Futian District (2594 0778)

Curv Bar 1/F, The Ritz-Carlton, Shenzhen, 116 Fuhua San Road, Futian District (2222 2222)

Tonga Bar 1010 Central Walk, Fu Hua 1 Lu, Futian District

福田区福华路城建购物公园 140 号

福田区深南中路中信广场酒吧街 E 栋

福田区福华三路 116 号深圳丽思卡尔顿酒店 1 楼

Duke’s, The Langham, Shenzhen, No. 7888, Shennan Dadao, Futian District (8828 9888). 福田区深南大道 7888 号深圳朗廷酒店

Day and Night Building A3, Bar Street, CITIC City Plaza, 1095 Shennan Zhong Lu, Futian District (2598 9203) 福田区深南中路中信广场酒吧街 A3 栋

Demon 1) Building C, Bar Street, CITIC City Plaza, 1095 Shennan Zhong Lu, Futian District (2615 7405) 2) 78-79, Bar Street, Coco Park, Fuhua San Lu, Futian District (2531 3800) 1)福田区深南中路中信广场酒吧C

体育吧 福田区深南大道竹子林东方银座美爵酒店

福田区深南中路 1095 号中信城市广场国际休闲街 A1 栋

福田区福华一路 3 号怡景中心城 , 1010 号铺 ( 大 中华喜来登酒店旁 )(8780 1687)

True Color Club 1) Guo Qi Club, 25/F, Block A, Guo Qi Bldg, Shangbu Nan Lu, Futian District (8212 9333) 2) Dong Yuan Club, 3-4/F, Dong Yuan Bldg, Dongyuan Lu, Futian District (8227 4834) 3)Zhen Hua Club, 2/F, Zhong Hang Yuan Bldg, Zhenhua Lu, Futian District (8324 0986);www.truecolorclub.com

1) 国企总店 , 福田区上步南路国企大厦 A 座 25 楼 2) 东园分店 , 福田区东园路东园大厦 3/4 楼 3) 振 华分店 , 福田区振华路中航苑大厦 2 楼;

Vinsplus Room 6, 1/F, Kerry Plaza, No.1 Zhongxin Si Lu, Futian District.(8273 2082) 荣仕廊酒业

栋 2) 福田区福华三路COCO 商城,地铺78-79

福田区中心四路1号嘉里建设广场裙楼一层6室

Evening Show 4-5/F, Building 2, Huanggang Business Center, Fuhua San Lu, Futian District (8270 8888; 8278 3999;137 2435 3542).

Xpats Bar & Lounge FL1016 & FL1017 (next to NYPD), East Side Walk, Central Walk Shopping Mall, Fuhua Lu, Futian District (8280 1352)

福田区福华三路卓越世纪中心 2 号楼裙楼 4-5 层

福田区福华路中心城东面 1016-1017 铺

Executive Lounge 25/F, Grand Mercure Oriental Ginza Shenzhen,Shennan Da Dao Xi,Futian District (8350 0888)

Yi Bar & Lounge 6/F, Four Seasons Hotel Shenzhen, 138 Fuhua San Lu, Futian District (8826 8900) 逸廊吧 深圳四季酒店6楼, 福

Ella Entertainment Park East Gate, Shopping Park, Fuhua Yi Lu, Futian District

NANSHAN

Frankie’s No.33-34, Building 3, Gui Huayuan Garden, Fenghuang Dao, Guihua Lu, Futian Free Trade Zone (8271 9220)

3D Bar 1)11, Bar Street, Window of the World, Nanshan Disdrict (2690 1559) 2)17, Block A, Bar Street, Poly Culture Centre (8628 7911)

福田区深南大道西东方银座美爵酒店 25 楼

福田区福华一路购物公园东门

福田保税区桂花路凤凰道桂花苑花园 3 栋一层 33-34 号铺

田区福华三路138号

1) 世界之窗欧陆风情酒吧街头 11 号 2) 南山保利文 化广场 A 区 17 号

Gold Rush Bar 2/F, The Pavilion Hotel, 4002 Huaqiang Bei Lu, Futian Dist. (8207 8888 ext. 8225) 华强北路4002号圣廷苑酒

Aulon Wine Bar  Shop 32, Coastal Garden II, Wanghai Lu, Shekou (2688 3381)

Honolu Club Top/F ,Donghai Jingtian Yinzuo, Jingtian Bei Jie, Futian District

Bar Leo 1/F, Poly Cultural Centre, Nanshan District (8628 6868)

店二层

景田北街东海景田银座顶层

La Casa No.139 Coco Park, Fuhua Lu, Futian District. (8290 3279)

悦坊 福田区福华路城建购物公园 139 号

Lavo Bistro & Lounge 1M/F, Room 1B, Tower 3, Kerry Plaza, No 1, Zhongxin Si Lu, Futian District (8899 9676; 8255 7462)

福田区中心四路一号嘉里建设广场 T3 栋 1M 层 1B 室

蛇口望海路南海玫瑰园二期 32 号

南山区中心区保利文化广场一楼 21 号(保利剧院 对面)

Barfly No.3-12, Garden City Phase III, Gongye Ba Lu, Shekou, Nanshan District. (2667 2532) 南山区蛇口工业八路花园城三期 3-12 号

Blu Bamboo, No. 3-4, Xinghua Lu, Sea World Plaza, Shekou, Nanshan District (134 1003 7390).

Leo Bar Bar Street, CITIC City Plaza, 1095 Shennan Zhong Lu, Futian District (2598 9898) 福田区深南中路1095号中信城市广场国

南山区蛇口海上世界兴华路3-4号

Light Club 1/F, AB Block, Shenzhen Culture Creative Park, Fuqiang Lu, Futian District (8337 9999)

南山区蛇口太子路太子宾馆一楼

际休闲街A4

福田区福强路文化创意园 AB 座首层

Lili Marleen Fuhua Yi Lu (opposites Coco Park Starbucks), Futian District (8295 0548) 福田区福华一路购物公园星巴克对面

中信广场酒吧街

McCawley’s Irish Bar Shop 151-152, Coco Park, Futian District. (2531 3599)

Beng/Bang No.138, Block B, North of Shopping Park, Min Tian Lu, Futian District

Mexico Fans Club 1/F, Eight District Bldg,

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Tiyuguan, Futian DIstrict (8329 3138)

福田区购物公园 151-152

Bill & Helen 1st floor, Taizi Hotel, No.5, Taizi Road, Shekou, Nanshan Dist. 2668 5972) Boomerang, A1-39, Poly Cultural Center, Hou Haibin Lu, Nanhai Dadao, Nanshan District (8655 2054).

回旋镖酒吧,南山区后海大道后海滨路保利文化中 心 A1-39 号

Brown’s Wine & Cigar House Shop 55-56 Commercial Street, Portofino Club House, Xiangshan Lu, OCT, Nanshan District (8608 2379)

南山区华侨城香山路波托菲诺会所商业街 55-56 号

Listings

OPEN DOOR Liberty Bar, Building 115-117, Sea World Plaza, Shekou, Nanshan District (134 2385 3725). 自由吧,南山区蛇口海上世界 115-117 号

Butterfly Dream Music Bar,14 Qushui Bay, OCT-Bay, 8 Baishi Lu Dong (8654 1185/86541186 ).

蝴蝶梦音乐餐厅 , 白石路东 8 号欢乐海岸酒吧街 14 栋

Lounge 1982, 1/F, InterContinental Shenzhen,9009 Shennan Road,OST(3399 3388) 深南大道深圳华侨城洲际大酒店 1 楼

The George & Dragon. The quintessential British pub; good draft beers, ales, stout, cider, hearty pub food,w BBQ's, screening non-stop sports, secluded beer garden. Your home away from home. George & Dragon British Pub Shop No.3, Back of Taizi Hotel, Taizi Lu, Seaworld Plaza, Shekou, Nanshan District (2669 8564).

南山区蛇口海上世界太子路太子宾馆一楼后排 3 号 商铺

Luna Bar & Restaurant 12pm-2am, G/F, Fuzon Hotel, No.1 Kanle Lu, Shekou, Nanshan District (2682 7888) 南山区蛇口康乐路 1 号金銮富众酒店地下

McCawley’s Irish Bar Shop 118, Sea World, Shekou, Nanshan District (2668 4496)

南山区蛇口海上世界广场 118 号

Mosaic Club Shop 18, Coastal Rose Garden II, Wang Hai Road, Shekou, Nanshan District (10 minutes walk past the Golf Club) 望海路南海玫瑰花园 2 期 18 号商铺

Cheers Gan Bei Bar Shop 60, Coastal Rose Garden II, Wanghai Lu, Shekou (2683 2864) 蛇口望海路南海玫瑰园二期 60 号商铺干杯酒吧

Club Tropicana B/F, Nan Hai Hotel, Gongye Yi Lu, Shekou, Nanshan Dist. (2669 2888 ext 513) 蛇口工业一路南海酒店负1楼

Crocetta B106, Sea World Square, Shekou, Nanshan District (8833 6272)

南山区海上世界环船广场 B106

CJW OCT BAY No.15 Qushui Bay, OCT BAY, No.8 Baishi Lu. Nanshan District (8639 5266)

欢乐海岸 CJW 南山区白石路东 8 号欢乐海岸曲水 湾 15 栋

Coko Club 1) Bar Street, CITIC City Plaza, 1093 Shennan Zhong Lu, Futian District (2598 9998) 2) No.6, European Customs Bar Street, Window of World, Nanshan District (2692 9098); 3) Haide plaza, Coastal city, Wenxin Wu Lu, Nanshan District

1) 福田区深南中路中信广场深圳国际酒吧街 F 栋 2) 南山区世界之窗欧陆风情酒吧街 6 号 ; 3) 南山区文 心五路海岸城购物中心海德广场 202-1

Club Viva International Bar Street, West of Seaworld Square, Shekou, Nanshan District. (2669 7365)

南山区海上世界广场西侧国际酒吧街

Enigma Bar Beside the KTV, Seaworld, Shekou Nanshan District (2667 7744) 蛇口海上世界海上明珠旁边

Eagle Bar Block 20, OCT Bay, No. 8 Baishi Lu Dong, Nanshan District. (8654 1082)

Musibase Bar 1)Building 2, Bin Hai Zhi Chuan, Haide San Lu, Nanshan District (8612 5125) 2)G/F,Maple Leaf City Hotel, No.1039 Nanhai Dadao, Nanshan District. (2235 3933).

根据地音乐现场 1) 南山区海德三路滨海之窗 2 栋 2) 南山区南山大道 1039 号枫叶城市酒店首层

Old Heaven Books Shop 120, Building A5, OCT Loft Phase II, Overseas Chinese Town, Nanshan District.(8614 8090).

旧天堂书店 南山区华侨城侨城创意文化园北区 A5 栋 120 铺

Oscar’s Sports Bar& Grill F/2, Holiday Inn Shenzhen Donghua , Donghua Park, Nanhai Lu, Nanshan District (8619 3999 ext.3208) 南山区东华假日酒店2楼

O Seven, Building 13A, OCT Bay, Baishi Lu Dong, Nanshan District (2660 0707; 2690 0707). 南山区白石路东欢乐海岸曲水湾 13A

Penny Black Jazz Cafe Shop 134, Building A5, OCT Loft Phase II, Overseas Chinese Town, Nanshan District (8609 8585).

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南山区蛇口望海路南海玫瑰园二期 52 号

Rose Bank, 2/F, Shop 210-211, Building A4, OCT Loft Phase II, Overseas Chinese Town, Nanshan District(8633 7473).

Galleon Restaurant & Bar interContinental, 9009, Shennan Lu, OCT, Nanshan District (3399 3388)

Spurs Country Music Bar, Above McDonalds in Seaworld Plaza, Taizi Lu, Shekou, Nanshan District.

Good Time Bar 202-2 Haide Plaza, Coastal City, Wenxin Wu Lu, Nanshan District (8635 9286)

Seagull Restaurant & Bar South of Sea World, Shekou, Nanshan Dist.(2688 0000, 2682 0768)

Jazz Garden No.5, Window of the World Bar Street, Nanshan District (2660 0032).

Simple Living Bar 104 Area C, Eco Plaza, OCT, Nanshan District (2691 2691)

Jordan’s Bar 55 South Sea Rose Garden, Phase 2, Wanghai Lu, Shekou, Nanshan District. (2668 6040)

Simplicity Bar Chang Qing Garden, Nanshan Da Dao, Nanshan District (2657 2776)

爵士花园,南山区世界之窗欧陆情酒吧街 5 号

// The buffet is priced at RMB328 plus 15 percent for adults (50 percent off for children shorter than 1.2 meters) and runs from 5.30-10pm until December 30 (excluding December 24-25). Haide San Dao, Houhaibin Lu, Nanshan District南山区后海滨路海德三道 邮政编码 (8888 8888))

Ritz Bar 52 South Sea Rose Garden Phase 2, Wanghai Lu, Shekou, Nanshan District. (2681 2793)

南山区华侨城创意文化园北区 A4 栋 2 楼 210-211 号

南山区文心五路海岸城购物中心海德广场 202-2

Discover one of the best beef buffets in town at Seasons Restaurant in the Kempinski Hotel. Start your culinary journey with the Health Corner, where a selection of salads and appetizers await. Then experience the real reason you should come for dinner here: all-you-can-eat imported beef. Selections include prime rib, rib-eye, tenderloin, sirloin and T-bone steak. Tell the chef if you want it rare, medium or well done, then tuck into a big bit of meat sprinkled with signature spices.

黑邮票爵士咖啡,南山区华侨城创意文化园北区 A5 栋 134

老鹰吧 南山区白石路东 8 号欢乐海岸曲水湾 20 栋

南山区深南路华侨城洲际大酒店

Kempinski Hotel Shenzhen Prime Time Prime Beef

南山区蛇口太子路海上世界广场麦当劳楼上

南山区蛇口海上世界南边海景广场旁边

华侨城杜鹃山东街生态广场 C 区 104 号

南山区南山大道长青园

南山区蛇口望海路南海玫瑰园二期 55 号

Idutang OCT Loft, Enping Jie, OCT, Nahshan Dist. 南山区桥城东恩平街华侨城创意文化园内

La Piazza G/F, The Venice Hotel Shenzhen, No.9026 Shennan Dadao, Nanshan District (2693 6888) 南山区深南大道 9026 号深圳威尼斯酒店首层

La Maison Shop 108, Nanhai Rose Garden, Building 29-32, No. 91, Wanghai Lu, Nanshan District. (2681 6410) 南山区望海路91号

29-32栋南海玫瑰花园108号

Listen Bar G/F Xin Neng Yuan Bldg, Nanhai Boulevard, Nanshan District (2643 3939) 南山区南海大道新能源大厦首层

Snake Pit Shop 20, Phase 2, Rose Garden, Wanghai Lu, Shekou, Nanshan District.(130 4883 7140) 南山区蛇口望海路南海玫瑰园二期 20 号

Sports Bar 7/F, Grand Mercure Oriental Ginza Shenzhen, Zhuzilin, Shennan Boulevard, Futian District (8350 0888 ext. 88622)

福田区深南大道竹子林深圳东方银座美爵酒店 7 楼

Spy Glass Lanhong Haoyuan No.6, Haichang Lu, Shekou, Nanshan District (134 3093 9084) 南山区蛇口海昌街蓝虹豪苑 6 号

The Base Bar 1-2/F, Xi HaiAn Bldg, Nanyou Dadao, Nanshan District (2649 0296) 南山区南油大道西海岸大厦 1-2 楼

Koala Bakery A piece of cake Koala Bakery’s story began with three men. Alan, the father who wanted to give his 5-year-old son quality cakes. Mo, the businessman tired of the office grind, searching for something interesting. Charles, the wanderer, trying over 200 bakeries in 23 countries on a quest for the best cake. With different stories but the same goal, Koala Bakery emerged as the answer to what each man sought. Now they work together, using fresh imported fruits and other ingredients to make their cakes. Indulge your sweet tooth with their quality desserts, and remember, for many of life’s questions, the answer is a good cake. // (4008 401 789, WeChat ID: kaola0755)

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The Jin Bar 115 - 117 Sea World Square, Shekou

所对面) 2) 南山区南海大道荟芳园商业区(深圳 大学西门对面)3) 南山区南海大道鸿隆大厦 2 楼 4) 南山区太子路碧涛苑 2 楼(碧涛球场对面)

True Color Club OCT Club, Eco-Square, OCT Nanshan District (2691 3479, www. truecolorclub.com)

Dental Bauhinia 9/F,Block B,Shenzhen International Chamber of Commerce Tower,138 Fuhua Yi Lu,Futian District,(8371 1696, 8371 2696) http://www.dentalbauhinia.com

蛇口海上世界 115-117 号

华侨城店 , 南山区华侨城生态广场酒吧 A109

The Tavern Sports Bar 3/F, B Zone, Sea World, Shekou, Nanshan (2669 1939 www. thetavernchina.com) 南山区蛇口海上世界广场 B 区 3 楼

The Terrace Above Starbucks, Seaworld Plaza, Shekou, Nanshan District (2682 9105)

南山区蛇口海上世界广场 2 楼星巴克楼上

UKlub Wine Gallery Recreation Building 18, OCT Bay, No.8 Baishi Lu Dong, Nanshan District (8389 9898; 8389 9798) 南山区白石路东 8 号欢乐海岸曲水湾 18 栋

V Bar 2/F, The Venice Hotel Shenzhan, No.9026 Shennan Daodao, Overseas Chinese Town, Nanshan District (2693 6888 ext: 8015)

深圳南山区华侨城深南大道 9026 号威尼斯酒店 2 楼

X-TA-SEA 1/F, Cruise Inn, Sea World, Shekou, Nanshan District (2686 7649) 南山区蛇口海上世界太子路明华轮酒店 1 楼

Ying Lian Bar NO.7, European Customs Bar Street, City Inn Window of World (135 1078 1877)

The Langham, Shenzhen Timeless afternoon tea

The Langham, Shenzhen is launching a bespoke version of an afternoon tradition: serving Wedgwood specialty teas in tailor-made “Langham Rose” Wedgwood tea ware. The tea comes with special menus created by the hotel chain’s pastry chefs worldwide. Carefully chosen Wedgwood Tea blends and exclusive Langham blends include: Palm Court Exotic Blend, Silk Road Blend, English Flower Blend and The Langham Blend. // RMB258 plus 15 percent for two persons, 3-5.30pm daily. 7888 Shennan Lu, Futian District 福 田区深南路7888号 (8828 9888)

世界之窗城市客栈欧陆酒吧街 7 号

Longgang Barefoot Beach Bar and Restaurant Gate 1, Xichong Beach, Longgang District (136 8490 0652; 158 1472 7944) 龙岗区西涌沙滩一号门

health CHINESE MEDICINE

紫荆齿科 福田区福华一路 138 号国际商会大厦 B 座9层

H&J Dental Clinic Room 1105-1106, Block B, Pavilion Hotel, Huaqiang Bei Lu, Futian District (8207 5220). www.huijieck.cn 福田区华强北路圣廷苑酒店 B 座 1105-1106 室

Hua Mei Dental 6/F,Baoli Building, Intersection of Nanhai Dadao and Chuangye Lu, Nanshan District. (2642 9141, 2642 9142)

南山区南海大道与创业路交汇处保利大厦 6 楼 606 室

Ming Lun Clinic 1/F Dong Jia Bldg (adjoins Panglin Hotel), Jiabin Lu, Luohu District (2518 5502) 罗湖区嘉宾路东佳大厦 1 楼(彭年酒店附楼)

Reborn Dental Implant Center Rm 801, New World Center, No. 6009, Yitian Road, Futian District. (2398 2858) [email protected] hotmail.com ; http://www.reborndental. com/en 瑞邦植牙专科 大厦 801 室

福田区益田路 6009 号新世界中心

Shenzhen Shiromoto Dental Clinic 2/F, Peng Ai Hospital, 1122 Nanshan Dadao, Nanshan District. (8622 4459, Japanese hotline: 13662206000). Daily 8.30am-10pm. www.sdc-shenzhen.com 南山区南山大道1122

号鹏爱医疗美容医院2楼

U-Dental Clinic Unit F, 24/F, Jin Run Mansion, 6019 Shennan Da Dao, Chegongmiao, Futian District (8280 0366, 8280 0399) 福 田区车公庙深南路6019号金润大厦24层F单位

U-Family Dental No.109 Shopping Street, Xihai Mingzhu Garden, Taoyuan Lu, Nanshan District (8625 0573) www.ufamilydental.cn

南山区桃园路 1 号西海明珠花园地面商业 109 号

Victoria Dental Room 1510, Tower 3A, Excellence Century Center, Fu Hua San Lu, Futian District.(8837 3300) 维港齿科, 福田区

福华三路卓越世纪中心3号楼 A座1510室

Shenzhen Traditional Chinese Medical Hospital 1 Fuhua Lu, Futian District (8835 9666) www.szszyy.cn 福田区福华路 1 号

Shenzhen Zheng Wenyou Traditional Chinese Medical Hospital for Tumor Disease 4/F Jianda Building, Technology Zone, Nanshan District (2663 2761 2663 2762)

南山区科技园坚达大厦四楼

DENTAL Viva Dental L2/F, Galaxy Center Shopping Mall, No.5, Zhongxin Lu, Futian District (2361 8563;2361 8565) 福田区中心五路星河 发展中心购物广场L2层

Meng En Dental R1809,F18,Golden Central Tower, Jintian Lu, Futian District.(3322 8038/3322 8278) www.mengendental.com

Element Fresh Fall for seasonal specials

Experience the new fall specials at Element Fresh, where guests will be able to enjoy choices of delicious salads, pastas, juices and smoothies. The warm curried spinich salad with goat cheese and caramelized apple (RMB78) is worth cuddling up to, as is the portobello mushroom and winter vegetable tortiglioni (RMB65) with yellow squash, butterbeans, pumpkin puree and white wine. For a heartier meal to combat Shenzhen’s occasional cold spells, try the lamb ragu with imported potato gnocchi (RMB98), which combines slow-cooked leg of lamb, Italian plum tomatoes, fresh thyme and red wine into a heavenly fusion of flavors. // 1/F, Zone B, Sea World, Shekou, Nanshan District 南山区蛇口海上世界广场B区1层 (2681 4848)

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福田区金田路金中环商务大厦 1809 室

Ace Dental 3049 Excellence Times Plaza, Yitian Lu, Futian District (8381 5811)

卓越齿科 深圳市福田区益田路卓越时代广场 3409 室

Arrail Dental Unit 2, G3&G4/ F, Di Wang Commercial Center, Shun Hing Square, 5002 Shennan, Dong Lu, Luohu District (2583 5608). www.arrail-dental.com

罗湖区深南东路 5002 号信兴广场地王商业中心 G3&G4 层 2 单元

A-Top Dental 1) 2/F Guihua Building, 46 Guiyuan Lu, Luohu District. (8213 1198) 2) Shopping arcade (opposites the west gate of Shenzhen University), Hui Fang Yuan Garden, Nanhai Dadao, Nanshan District. (8213 1198) 3) 2/F Honglong Building, Nanhai Dadao, Nanshan District. (8213 1198) 4) 2/F Bitao Yuan (opposites Bitao Football Field), Taizi Lu, Nanshan District. (8213 1198) www.top917.cn

1) 罗湖区桂园路 46 号桂花大厦 2 楼(原桂园派出

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INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL Chiho Medical Centre Unit 203, Block B, International Chamber of Commerce Building, Fu Hua Yi Lu, Futian District. (8830 1498; 8830 1468; 8830 1499) [email protected]; www.chihomedicalcentre.com 福田区福华一路国际商会大厦 B 座 203 单元

CanAm International Medical Center Shenzhen E0119, Fraser Place, 1033 Nanhai Dadao, Shekou, Nanshan District. (2688 7106) 南山区蛇口南海大道1033号泰格国际公寓E0119

Distinct Clinc 1) Shenkou Medical Center,Room 5B, 5th Floor, Tower A, Wanrong Building, Gongye Si Lu, Nanshan District (8666 4776) 2) Diwang Medical Center, G4 (N), Office Tower, Diwang Commercial Center, No.5002 Shenzhen Dong Lu, Luohu District (2220 1852) 3) Exhibition Center Clinic, Room 0219-0220,Int’l Chamber of Commerce,168 Fuhua San Lu, Futian District (8347 9801) 4) Coastal City Clinic, Room 1012, Coastal City West Tower, Haide Sandao, Nanshan District (2167 7955) 5) Well Child Center, Room 5A, 5th Floor, Tower A, Wanrong Building, Gongye Si Lu, Nanshan District (26816760) 6) Specialty & Surgical Center, Room 5C, 5th Floor, Tower A, Wanrong Building, Gongye Si Lu, Nanshan District (2682 8205) 7) Zhujiang New Town Medical Center (Coming Soon), Room 1205-1207, R&F YingKai Building, Huaxia Lu, Tianhe District, Guangzhou (020-3809 9090) English Services Line: 0755-8826 9919

1) 南山区工业四路万融大厦A座5层5B室 2) 罗湖区 深南东路5002号地王商业中心商业大楼北翼G4层 3) 福田区福华三路168号国际商会中心裙楼0219 4) 南山区海德三道海岸城西座写字楼1012室 5) 南 山区工业四路万融大厦A座5层5A室 6) 南山区工业 四路万融大厦A座5层5C室 7) 广州市天河区华夏路

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Dayabindu International Counseling & Psychology Services A1311, 13/F, Golden Central Tower, Fuhua Lu, Futian District (8280 2248). Individual & marriage counseling, psychotherapy, and trainings in English, Spanish & Putonghua(with interpreter). www.dayabindu.com 福田区福华路金中环国际商务大厦 13 楼 A1311

Far-east Women &Children Hospital 5/F, No. 2097, Shen Nan Dong Lu, Luo Hu District ( 8261 3384)

深 圳 市 罗 湖 区 深 南 东 路 2097 号 五 楼 http:// en.woman91.com/

Home Women& the Children’s hospital 12018 Shennan Dadao, Nanshan District. (3391 9122) 南山区深南大道12018号 International SOS Shenzhen Clinic. 6 NanHai Dadao, Industry Mansion (East Annex), Shekou, Nanshan District. (2669 3667)

环宇一家综合门诊部 . 蛇口南海大道 6 号工业大厦 附楼 .

Shenzhen Renji International Clinic 3rd Floor, No.6 Tianxia Tongjian Building, Nanxin Lu, Nanshan District. (2607 9966, 2649 3191) 仁济诊所 南山区南新路 田厦统建楼 6 栋 3 楼

Shenzhen Puji Clinic 1-4/F, Phase 2, Huibin Plaza, Dongbin Lu, Nanshan District. (2649 1709, 2649 1333, 8603 9111). 南山区东滨路汇滨广场二期裙楼 1-4 层

Shenzhen Wu Zhou International Clinic 3/F Block B, Wu Zhou Chinese And Western Union Medical Hospital (7 Kehua Lu), Keyuan Bei Lu, Science And Technology Park, Nanshan District (135 5479 2040)

南 山科技园科园北路深圳五洲中西医结合医院 ( 科 华路 7 号 )B 座 3F

The Hong Kong University-Shenzhen Hospital International Medical Center, Haiyuan Yi Lu, Futian District ( 8691 3388, www.hku-szh.org )

香港大学深圳医院 福田区海园一路 ( 白石路与侨城 东路交汇 )

Vista-SK International Medical Center Lvl 4, Bldg 4C, Shenzhen Software Industry Base,Xuefu Lu, Nanshan District (3689 9833) 南山区学府路软件产业基地4栋C座裙楼4层

LOCAL MEDICAL SERVICES Renai Hospital Fuqiang Lu, Futian Distric (8830 8188) 仁爱医院 深圳市福田区福强路

Shenzhen Humanity Hospital 2056 Hongling Zhong Lu, Luohu District (2589 0396). www.boai.com 罗湖区红岭中路 2056 号

Shenzhen Affiliated Hospital to Beijing University 1120 Lianhua Lu, Futian District (8392 3333) 福田区莲花路 1120 号

Shenzhen Friendship Hospital Intersection of Bagua San Lu Dong and Hongling Bei Lu, Futian District (8243 3698). 福田区八卦三路东与红岭北路交界处

Shenzhen Pengcheng Hospital Changhong Da Sha, 3013 Sungang Donggang Lu, Luohu District (8211 2525). 罗湖区笋岗东路 3013 号长虹大厦

Shenzhen Sun Hospital 1048 Bao’an Nan Lu, Luohu District (2556 3998). 罗湖区宝安南路 1048 号

education INTERNATIONAL SCHOOLS American International School, No. 82,Gongyuan Lu, Shekou,Nanshan District (8619 4750) 南山区蛇口公园路 82 号青少年活动中心

Buena Vista Concordia International School

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(BCIS) GuangShen Highway, BaoAn exit, XiCheng, Bao’an Disctrict. [email protected]; BCIS.net.cn; (2823 8166).

曦城协同国际学校,宝安区广深高速公路宝安出口

Funful Shenzhen Bilingual School Inside Goldfield Seaview Garden, Xinzhou Nan Lu, Futian District (2381 0830). www. funful.com.cn

ing abilities. Rm 307 A/B/C, 3/F, East Pacific Square, Hongli Xi Lu, Futian District (8339 0166; 8339 0266) www.upchildren. com 福田区香蜜湖红荔西路东海城市广场三楼

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LANGUAGE TRAINING

福田区新洲南路金地海景花园

Green Oasis School  No 4030, Shennan Middle Road, Tianmian, Futian District. (8399 6712) [email protected] greenoasis.org.cn   www.greenoasis.org.cn 福田区田面村深南中路 4030 号

Hailida International Kindergarten Xinganghong Kindergarten, intersection of Tai’an Lu, Luohu District (2549 0253). www. hailida.com.cn 罗湖区太安路口新港鸿幼儿园

Mensa Kindergarten No.13, Xin Housha Lu, Yongkou Cun, Houjie Town, Dongguan.(Tel: 0769 8152 5999; 8290 1900; 8290 1919, Fax:0769 5152 5222)

菁华园幼儿园 东莞市厚街镇涌口村新厚沙路 13 号

International School of Nanshan Shenzhen A Canadian school accepting application for Pre-Grade 1 through Grade 12. 166 Nanguang Lu, Nanshan District (2666 1000, 2606 6968). [email protected] www. isnsz.com 南山区南光路 166 号

Oxstand International School No.2040, Buxin Lu, Luohu District. (2581 3954/138 2355 1821/135 1006 5811) [email protected] 深圳奥斯翰外语学校 罗湖区布心路 2040 号

Peninsula Montessori Kindergarten the Peninsula one, Jin Shiji Lu, Shekou Nanshan District ( 2685 1266)

半岛城邦国际幼儿园 南山区蛇口东角头金世纪路 1 号半岛城邦一期

Quality Schools International 2/F Bitao Center, 8 Taizi Lu, Shekou,Nanshan District (2667 6031). www.shk.qsi.org 南山区蛇口太子路 8 号碧涛中心 2 楼

QSI International School of Shenzhen (Futian) A1, TCL Science Park, No. 1001 Zhongshan Yuan, Nanshan District (8371 7108) 中山园路 1001 号 TCL 科学园区 A1 栋

Shekou International School Jingshan Villas, Gongye Er Lu, Shekou, Nanshan District (2669 3669). www.sis.org.cn

南山区蛇口工业二路鲸山别墅内

Shenzhen (Nanshan) Concord College of Sino-Canada 166 Nan’guang Lu, Nanshan District (2656 8886). www.ccsc.com.cn 南山区南光路 166 号

Shenzhen Oriental English College Bao’an Education City, National Highway 107 (Bao’an Airport North) Bao’an District (2751 6669). www.szoec.baoan.net.cn/ 宝安区 107 国道宝安教育城 ( 宝安国际机场北 )

Shenzhen Soccer Schools Sports Training Services for Kids in Futian and Shekou with Qualified English Speaking Coaches. 602 Haibin Garden, Xinhua Lu, Shekou,Nanshan District. (26690765,13823112524) [email protected] shenzhensoccerschools.com www.shenzhensoccerschools.com 南山区蛇口兴华路海滨花园海虹阁 602

St. Lorraine Chinese-English Kindergarten 1) Tongjing Garden, Shadong Lu, Liantang, Luohu District (2582 4450) 2) Gemdale Haijing Garden, Xinzhou Nan Lu, Futian District (8330 3329). www.st-lorraine.edu. hk/zhenchun

1) 罗湖区莲塘沙东路桐景花园 2) 福田区新洲南路 金地海景花园

The Child-loving Pre-school (Shenzhen) Education Center 1)16 Jingtian Dong Lu, Xiangmi San Cun, Futian District (8391 0751, 8390 5242) 2) Jian Xin Yuan, Xin Xin Garden, Shixia Er Lu, Futian District (8345 1123, 8345 1146)

1) 福田区香蜜三村景田东路 16 号 2) 福田石夏二路 新新家园建鑫苑

UP We maximize infants & toddlers learn-

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District (2686 2019). www.lindalee.com.cn

南山区蛇口太子路碧涛苑别墅碧桦路 B 号

Jiahua Language School 1) Unit3106B The Modern International Fuhua Lu,Futian District (2396 0365 / 2396 0363) 2)12/F, Block B, New Energy Building, No.2239 Nanhai Dadao, Nanshan District (400 6089 228) 1) 福田区福华路现代国际大厦31层3106B

2) 南山区南海大道2239号新能源大厦B座12楼

C Mandarin Rm 1516, Reith Center, Tower A Century Holiday Plaza, Shennan Dadao, Nanshan District. (8662 6522,8662 6533). [email protected] http://www.cmandarin.com/

西曼德汉语培训学校 南山区深南大道 9030 号瑞 思中心世纪假日广场 A 座 1516 室

ING English 1) 4/F Rm405, Jingtian Fu Er Building, Futian District (6139 3296) 2) 2/F Xiulin Xin Ju, 7 Meiyuan Lu, Nanshan Dist (2642 8428) 3) Rm 102, Block 52, Yuan Ling Garden, Yuan Ling Xi Lu, Futian District (2594 0606) 4) 2/F, Hongshuwai Club, Shahe Dong Lu, Nanshan District. (8626 8094)

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HT Chinese School, 1) Rm 2302, Modern International Building, No. 3038 Jintian Lu, Futian District (136 3290 9630). 2)Rm 17C, Profusion Holiday E, Nan Guang Lu, Nanshan District (3663 0235) www.ht-1.cn.

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PlayLife International Language Training Center No. 2302, Modern International Bldg, CBD of Futian District (8271 2566) Qianmo Chinese 3/F, Hongfu Tower, Caifu Building, Caitian Lu, Futian District (8295 2151) 福田区彩田路彩福大厦鸿福楼三楼 Sinomatin Immersion Chinese Suite 301, Block ‘A’ Haibin Huayuan (Seaview Garden), Seaworld, Shekou, Nanshan District

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Best Western Shenzhen Felicity Hotel 1085 Heping Lu, Luohu District. (2558 6333) www.bwsz.net 罗湖区和平路 1085 号

Century Kingdom Hotel Baige Lu, Buji Town, Longgang District (8996 9999) 龙岗区布吉镇白鸽路

Crowne Plaza Shenzhen Longgang City Centre 9009 Longxiang Avenue, Longgang city centre, Longgang District. (3318 1888)

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Futian Shangri-La Hotel Shenzhen No.4088 Yitian Lu, Futian District (8828 4088). 福田区益田路 4088 号福田香格里拉大酒店

Four Seasons Hotel Shenzhen 138 Fuhua San Lu, Futian District (8826 8888) 深圳市福田区福华三路 138 号

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Food and Drink Tasting at Viviano. That’s Amore!!

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Let your taste buds take you to Naples with a sip of minestrone, a bite of margherita pizza and a spoon full of tiramisu at the upcoming that’s PRD Food and Drink Tasting Event. This December's event will be hosted by Viviano, WHICH RECENTLY WON THE THAT’S PRD F&D READER’S CHOICE BEST NEW RESTAURANT AWARD. Fabulous prizes are available for attendees! Hurry to book your spot for a chance to win. Take part in a true Italian dining experience with family-style dishes: heaping bowls of pasta, fresh & crunchy mixed salad and homemade desserts and more that will make you say, “That’s Amore!” When: Saturday, December 13, 2014, 2:30-4:30pm Where: Viviano, 2/F, Bldg 2, Area A, Seaworld, Shekou, Nanshan District What: Buffet, plus one free drink (draft beer, coke or mango juice). An additional 20% discount will be available on any item on Viviano’s drink list, too. Who: The first 20 people to book How much: RMB120 for a pre-sale ticket. Prizes: SEVERAL because, as always, we’re putting on a lucky draw! www.thatsmags.com / SZ / December 2014

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CSL SEASON IN REVIEW

The teams! The players! The comedy nicknames! BY IAN WALKER

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uangzhou Evergrande were worthy Chinese Super League champions. Why? Simple: they had the best team and they got the most points. It’s football, not rocket science! That said, while Evergrande had strength in depth to get the job done, I’m not sure they were as good as they were in 2013. It was a bit tighter than they would have anticipated – or liked – with Beijing Guo’an coming on strong in the second half of the season and forcing the title race down to the last game. Beijing ended up faltering at the last hurdle, but it was great to see the two best teams battle it out to the death. A lot of that was down to the arrival of their strike duo in July, Swede Erton Fejzullahu and Montenegrin Dejan Damjanović. They came in scoring – bagging 22 goals in fifteen games between them – and straight away you saw an improvement. They gave them more belief, a bit of impetus. Apparently Fejzullahu is a handsome devil too. I don’t see it myself… In terms of other standout players, you have to say it was the strikers. Look at Evergrande and their Brazilian scoring machine, Elkeson – good in the air, a two-footed finisher, takes free kicks, bangs in penalties. You can’t argue with that record – 52 goals in 56 Chinese Super League games. He scores for fun.

Tobias ‘Da Pigu’ Hysen

Hamdallah over at city rivals Guangzhou R&F was the surprise package of 2014. Nobody really knew him before he came to China – a young Moroccan guy who came in and scored a load of goals out of nowhere. He’s quick, sharp on the turn, a lethal finisher… again, a player who can score with both feet. And of course, Tobias Hysen at my team Shanghai East Asia (or Shanghai SIPG as we are now known); 19 goals in his first season, that is a great return for us. He’s quick, he’s got a lethal left foot and he has got a beautiful big bum which he uses to bounce defenders out of the way! Think I’m joking? The fans have nick-

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named him ‘Da Pigu’ – ‘Fat Ass.’ (I hope you’re reading this, Toby…) Casting an eye across the continent, the Asian Champions League Final between Western Sydney Wanderers and Saudi side Al-Hilal caused a bit of controversy. It looks like the Japanese referee went home with a load of Aussie dollars in his back pocket!* It was always going to be a tough game for Sydney, and they have got to think that they completely got away with it; there were at least three what you would call ‘stonewall penalties,’ but for some reason referee Yuichi Nishimura didn’t give them. I would not be a happy man if that happened to me – making it all the way to the ACL Final only for the referee to do that. I probably wouldn’t have spat on, tried to head butt or fight people, as one of the Saudis did, however. He’s let himself go there; emotions running high, the disappointment. Still, no real excuse for that kind of behavior. A bit of a

Hysen has got a beautiful big bum he uses to bounce defenders out of the way! Think I’m joking? The fans call him ‘Da Pigu.’ disgrace. I feel for them though, because they thought they had been cheated. Whether it was just incompetence at the highest level, or whether somebody took some money, I don’t know. Obviously you can only speculate. But it was incompetence at the highest level, at the very least. Baffling the way Nishimura saw things. Nishimura – that name ring a bell? He was the same referee who gifted Brazil victory over Croatia in the opening game of the World Cup. Croatia were playing very well at 1-1 with 20 minutes to go, when hosts Brazil got a helping hand with a very dubious penalty (so he can give them!) It will be interesting to see if he ever referees at the highest level again. I certainly wouldn’t be very happy if he turned up to officiate a big game of ours… The Asian Champions League is the big one for Chinese teams, and will be the target for my club next season, especially with confirmation of the appointment of Sven-Göran Eriksson, and talk of an RMB500 million war chest with which to strengthen the squad. It is going to be difficult for teams like ours, trying to break into that sought-after top three. Champions four times in a row, Evergrande are

always going to be strong. And Beijing will be desperate to go for the title after pushing them all the way this year. Then there is the team Sven has just left, Guangzhou R&F, who took third place this year. He left them looking strong (let’s hope he doesn’t live to regret it in the coming season). And cup finalist Shandong, who finished fourth – strong squad and rich owners. And if all that wasn’t enough, there will undoubtedly be one or two others stumping up

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some cash to see if they can break the status quo. The likes of Guizhou, Jiangsu… and it will be interesting to see what Shanghai Shenhua do in response to our new ownership – they also have big backers. So it won’t be easy. We had a good season this year given our budget, but it is time to strengthen and organize. Nothing less than a top three finish will be good enough. But there are no guarantees in this league.

* There is, of course, absolutely no suggestion here that the Japanese referee “went home with a load of Aussie dollars in his back pocket…”

// Former England international goalkeeper, Ian Walker played for Tottenham Hotspur, Leicester City and Bolton Wanderers. He is now goalkeeper coach of Shanghai East Asia.