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Drinking on the cheap: Check out the 20 best happy hours in Hong Kong – post-lockdown updates included!

April 14, 2022 — Honeycombers Hong Kong

Looking for a cheap night out with loads of delicious drinks and indulgent finger food? These are the 20 best happy hours in Hong Kong that you need to know about.

Where to drink in Hong Kong this April

April 15, 2022 — TimeOut HK | Tatum Ancheta

On April 21, nightlife will finally return to Hong Kong. A lot of venues are already gearing up for their reopening, and that includes temporarily closed bars with catering permits. If you're looking to get a drink this long weekend or planning to meet your friends for some after-work drinks when the city eases restrictions, here's a roundup of the best places to hit up this April. 

The Best Restaurants in Hong Kong Right Now - April 2022

March 23, 2022 — Vogue Hong Kong

Hong Kong is one of the most exciting and diverse restaurant capitals in the world. From the classics to the latest game-changers, here are our favourite restaurants of the moment, updated weekly.

#PeopleOnRadar: Hong Kong City Guide By Elin Fu

March, 2022 — Radar List

For Hong Kong’s food fanatics, it’s impossible to not know Common Abode, the budding hospitality group behind HK’s up-and-coming venues like Club Rangoon, Hjem and Candour. Talking to Co-Founder Elin Fu quickly gave us an understanding of the group’s essence – quiet yet touching, minimal yet soulful – and their mission, “To Gather, Together.”

“Everything is Unpredictable”: 18 F&B Industry Leaders on Their Greatest Lessons From the Pandemic

March 11, 2022 – Tatler Dining Hong Kong | Rachel Read

We spoke to some of Hong Kong’s leading F&B figures to discover the biggest lessons they have learned from the pandemic. There’s no doubting that the last few years have been tough on Hong Kong's F&B industry, with the pandemic's impact causing many businesses to rethink their operations...

6 Most Unique Themed Cafes in Hong Kong

February 16, 2022 – Tatler Dining Hong Kong | Doris Lam

There are thousands of cafes in Hong Kong and there’s so little time to explore them all. While we love an aesthetic cafe with minimalistic decor, if you’re looking for something different, we’ve rounded up the most unique themed cafes in Hong Kong that’ll keep you enthralled even after your flat white and scones are long gone.

Eat & Drink Hong Kong: The latest events and happenings

February 8, 2022 — TimeOut

With the announcement of even tighter restrictions, racking your brains for things to do has been as challenging as ever. But there’s still a glimmer of hope with these foodie happenings this month. From pizza and cookies for the kids to cheering on your team at a Superbowl breakfast, plot down these delicious events in your calendar this month now!

Best Bites: 6 dishes in Hong Kong we loved this week

October 22, 2021 — Lifestyle Asia Hong Kong | Nathan Erickson

Best Bites is a roundup of the outstanding dishes we had within the last week: those which renewed our love for established venues; caught our attention at a new opening; or freshly impressed upon us the creativity and skill of Hong Kong’s talented chefs.

Cheat Day: Karisa Cheque, executive chef of Candour, Common Abode Group

October 22, 2021 — Lifestyle Asia Hong Kong | Sandra Kwong

In our Cheat Day column, we spotlight some of the top players in the kitchen and behind the bar, delving into their personal favourites during their days off. This week, we speak to Karisa Cheque of Candour, Common Abode Group. 

Now Open: Candour Brings Old-School Hip-Hop And Rap-Inspired Cocktails To Peel Street

October 20, 2021 — Tatler Dining Hong Kong | Gavin Yeung

After a months-long delay, the long-awaited Candour, a new bar and lounge replacing the old 65 Peel space in Soho, is finally open. Part of the fledgling Common Abode hospitality group, Candour pays homage to the early days of...

Your Guide To The Best Free-Flow Brunch In Hong Kong

September 29, 2021 — Sassy Hong Kong

Brunch in Hong Kong needs no introduction. In our city, the humble meal that falls between breakfast and lunch gets a super-sized makeover. So much more than just pancakes and eggs, Hong Kong’s...

We’re telling ya – these cinnamon buns are the best ones in Hong Kong!

September 20, 2021 – Honeycombers | Fashila Kanakka

Whether you like it American style and coated with cream cheese frosting, or you like to keep it minimal and light the Nordic way, you’ll find your...

Café Hjem brings the flavors of Norway to Hong Kong

August 25, 2021 — HYPEBAE | Pauline de Leon

The stylishly hygge eatery serves smørrebrød, cinnamon rolls and other Scandinavian foods. Conceptualized by Common Abode, Hjem ("home" in Norwegian) is Hong Kong's new Nordic café...

Common Abode: Hong Kong’s latest restaurant group

May 25, 2021 — Hong Kong Living | Matt Eaton

The founders behind Club Rangoon have unveiled a new hospitality group and the opening of two new restaurant concepts. Entrepreneurs Nelson Htoo and Elin Fu launch Common Abode with...

The Team Behind Club Rangoon Launches Common Abode, A New Hospitality Group

May 25, 2021 — Tatler Asia | Gavin Yeung

There seems to be no better signifier of an F&B industry in revival than the creation of not one, but two hospitality groups in the month of May alone...

New Nordic Café Hjem opens in Hong Kong’s Sheung Wan district

July 27, 2021 — Scandasia | Mette Larson

There is good news for Nordic food lovers in Hong Kong as TimeOut Hong Kong has announced the opening of a new Nordic cafe in Sheung Wan district near Man Mo Temple.

Superfood Salads To Enjoy This July

July 26, 2021 — Vogue HK | Carina Fischer

Delightful superfood salads to pack a nutritious punch. Candour is one of two new openings from the recently established hospitality group, Common Abode, with a bar-lounge concept harnessing...

New Eats: Anniversary celebrations at Cornerstone and Club Rangoon [...]

July 5, 2021 — Lifestyle Asia | Lorria Sahmet

No doubt this past Fourth of July weekend indulgence will have appetites spent; try looking at another slice of pie or a greasy pizza and sloppy...

Where to eat food from Ukraine, Ghana and Myanmar in Hong Kong

May 14, 2021 — SCMP | Chris Dwyer

If you were to ask the average Hong Kong diner to name a dish from Ukraine, Ghana or Myanmar, chances are they’d be stumped.

Food In A Time Of Unrest At Club Rangoon

April 8, 2021 — Tatler Asia | Gavin Yeung

As Hong Kong's only Burmese restaurant, Club Rangoon found itself in a balancing act as a military coup turned life in Myanmar upside down overnight.

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