Death Defying Without the Sweat Stains

We can all agree that the Belgians know a thing or two about making beer.


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Death Defying Without the Sweat Stains

Remember those carefree days spent cruising the streets on your Powell Peralta or mile wide cruiser?


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Make a Sound Statement

We’ve all seen them; those guys cruising down the street with their chunky ass headphones wrapped around their melons.


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Winter Warmer with a Kick

Christmas can be an odd time in Hong Kong. If you’re not headed to the homeland (which ever one you recognize) or are not part of the Phuket-bound exodus, then you’re here, enjoying the city’s second quietest spell (the first comes a month or so later) and its flirtation with “winter”. It’s also great time to learn that the Fragrant Harbour wasn’t designed for the cold, so take advantage of the lull and make the most of the silly season by ordering one of these soul-soothing-but-oh-so-manly tipples tonight.


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Cocktails on the Go

Picture this for a moment: you’ve survived a day of meetings and are hoping to hop an evening flight home.


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Searching for Spanish Gold

The South Americans know a thing or two about red meat. The Spanish word asado is used in countries like Argentina,


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Time to Impress

It’s almost Christmas and New Year’s, which means the party season is almost upon us. It’s a great time to stock up on grooming essentials that will ensure you look your best during those office parties and family gatherings. Here are some of our new-found favourites.


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Be a Good Host

Ah, the morning after, one of life’s potentially challenging entertaining opportunities.


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Chicago Athletic Association

Guys are naturally pack animals. We’re drawn to the group dynamic; we like to create bonds and associations, rituals and fellowships.


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We’re Swingers Too

It’s almost the festive season, which means you still have time to indulge the passion of your closest male mates, from friends to fathers, with these state-of-the-art additions to their golf ensemble.


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Out of Sight

The trend of hiding F&B concepts from the peering eyes of society is not new – underground supper clubs, private kitchens in the most unlikely of locales, and modern speakeasys that take their cues from the US’s experiment with prohibition – all pride themselves on their discretion, their uniqueness and their hidden charms.


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Small but Powerful

The fact that Hong Kong flats are miniscule (for what you’re paying at least) is a topic of constant discussion.


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Teach Your Camera What you Like

As the saying goes, time waits for no man, but neither does a keen audience.


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A Meeting of Minds

It’s amazing how well some things go together. The world is filled with examples of great combinations: vodka and olives, running and music, football and hooligans, peanut butter and ladies.


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Rediscover the Ritual

Like many countries in Europe, the Czech Republic, home of leggy ladies and perfect pilsners, has a long and rich beer-making tradition.


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NecesCity talks with marine-turned-barber extraordinaire Peter Tan about style, grooming essentials, and the future of barbershops in Hong Kong.


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Straight from the MotherlandDown

Like many countries in Europe, the Czech Republic, home of leggy ladies and perfect pilsners, has a long and rich beer-making tradition.


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Don’t Let Mother Nature Bring You Down

Winters in Hong Kong might be short lived but they can also arrive with all the pleasantry of a slap across the face. One minute you’re enjoying the warmth, the next you’re feeling the chill to the bone, as you duck from doorway to doorway to avoid the rain.


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Don’t Let Mother Nature Bring You Down

So you’ve finally found the perfect rooftop apartment, one that’s got enough space to have more than three people on it at a time, but that isn’t atop a 15-floor walkup. Congrats. Next step is to make your own alfresco space user-friendly and welcoming.


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The Gift that Keeps on Giving

Sometimes buying a gift for a mate can be a tricky one. You want to express all those underlying emotions without hitting the absinthe together first.


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Get on the Drone Train

The rate at which drone technology is moving is staggering.


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Know Thy Fish Eggs

Taking its name from the Turkish for fish eggs, khavyar, but perfected by the Persians, the roe of the sturgeon has been on the menu in the Middle East and Eastern Europe since man and fish first met, yet our relationship with this black gold has been a unique one.


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Where Everyone Knows Your Name

Hong Kong’s bar and restaurant scene is constantly in motion, constantly evolving, with new spots opening with a PR-fueled bang and closing with all the stealth of a married man navigating his way out of someone else’s bedroom.


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Being in the Nose

NecesCity talks with acclaimed French photographer, model and olfactory expert Barnabé Fillion about choosing a scent, finding inspiration, and being ‘a nose’.


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The Man Knows his Meat

David Laris is well known to foodies across the region.


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Prepare for Change

Being flexible is the key to being a good traveller.


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The Best of Both Worlds

How many times where you watching the big game at a sports bar, and just before that final touch down, that tear-jerking try, that spectacular goal, or even that overly ambitious eight iron approach, you’re brought back to reality with a quick slap, a whimper, a shriek, or even that awful question “are you even listening to me?”.


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Craving Crustaceans

tome of luxury dining? Once upon a time lobsters were as abundant as potatoes, certainly in eastern Canada and New England, where the best lobster comes from today.


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Gallivanting around on holiday is always fun, but it’s always better when there’s a bit of alcohol on hand. Bottles and cans are for boys; for all the classy gents out there, we’ve rounded up five hip flasks to make holiday drinking both easy and sexy.


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Bring the Cold with You

One of the most important innovations in mankind’s history was – no, not fantasy league - but the ability to make things cold.


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