Food with Honesty

It’s an odd name for a burger joint. It’s an even odder name for a burger joint that moonlights as a burritoria and lobster shack.


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So you have a mild caffeine addition - nothing you can’t control, nothing that has you wandering street corners at night scratching yourself – but it’s there.


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Oxfords and Monks don’t go with everything, and tassels should be found on strippers, not loafers. Lace up with a sturdy yet stylish pair of chukka boots – versatile, leather ankle-height boots that come in a wide range of style and looks.


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A Travel Agent that’s Licensed to Kill

Go on, admit it, you rather fancy yourself as the next Bond, and which red blooded man wouldn’t?


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Cut Us, Do We Not Bleed Green?

 

 

Every March, many of us either proclaim Irish Heritage or jump on the green band wagon, all in celebration of good old St Patty. Whether or not you found yourself (and your initials) at the bottom of a warm Guinness pint glass this year, you can keep the festive spirit going strong all year long with these Irish-inspired cocktails.


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Clean Up Your Act

Recently they found traces of the Black Death – that’s right, the bubonic plague – all over New York’s subway system.


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A Touch of Americana on Hollywood

Few nations have the pop culture following of the United States – whether or not you’re a fan of the US, you’d have to be a hermit in the Kalahari Desert not to recognise the cultural symbols it has exported across the globe.


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Prepare to be Wacked

Everyone loves a good mafia flick; the legacy of The Godfather parts I and II (we shall not speak of the third), the wise guys of Casino, the mean streak of Scarface – these flicks were a chance for the average punter to slip into another world, one of velvet suits and long, red wine-soaked dinners, of classic cocktails and homemade recipes, of floozies and dolls and made men.


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Manly to a Tea

You may not know it, but the worlds of fine whisky and premium tea have been having a sordid affair for centuries.


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NecesCity talks with dynamic mixologist Dorothy Lam of Flint Bar & Grill at the JW Marriott Hong Kong, about the city’s cocktail scene, competitions, and mixing it up in a man’s world.



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Because Gentlemen Come Prepared

Sometimes it can be hard to predict what weather you’ll encounter on the road.


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Because Knowledge is Power

With today’s cutting-edge technology, we have more information at our fingertips than ever before; which begs the question: what are we doing with it all?


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Fight Night

It happens very rarely, but sometimes when the stars align, we’re able to bear witness to fights of such epic proportions that they’re written into the history books as battle royales to remember.


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True Grit

No matter what type of battle it is, there are few things more exciting than watching an underdog come good.


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Men Speaking the Truth

Truth is a commodity sometimes short in supply in Hong Kong.


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Dopp Kits for Savvy Gents

We’re travelling more than ever and that means we need to be a little more organised when on the road. Dopp kits, created by German immigrant Charles Doppelt in 1919, are ideal for busy travellers that need all their grooming needs in one easy pouch. Here are some of our favourites.


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Go West

America’s Wild West was a real man’s world. The American Frontier was a time when men drank and caroused in saloons; when barroom brawls were settled in high-noon duels; and when the outlaw cowboy embodied all it was to be a man.


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Our Favourite Old Fashioneds in Hong Kong

Chilled, with touches of citrus and the warmth of whiskey, the Old Fashioned is a revered classic and a bartender's go-to drop that’s the perfect concoction for Hong Kong’s temperamental springs. Even if you’re not a whiskeyphile, you should know the ins and outs of this endearing drink as well as its many modern reiterations, and the best way to start is by sipping your way through our favourite tipples.


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Stopping a Good Thing from Going to Waste

Allow us to paint a scene for you. You’ve met a spectacular woman, you’ve wined and dined and cabbed it home.


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Something to Tickle Her Fancy

For those NecesCity men who are in steady relationships, Valentine’s Day can be a holiday fraught with perils and overextended expectations.


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Good Food, Not a Cult

It’s well and truly 2015 and yet, for some of us, those well-intentioned New Year’s resolutions are still echoing with our Jiminy Crickets.


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Sex isn’t something we usually associate with danger – at least not immediately – but a new study has found the ‘cowgirl’ position, a soft-core cinematic favourite, just might be the most dangerous position you could ever find yourself in.


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Any guy can make a dinner reservation, so this Valentine’s Day get your femme du jour to fall in line with your post-date plans by treating her to an unconventional night out.

 


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DSLR Photos Without the Camera

Men are visual creatures.


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After the Horses Bolt

Despite its glitzy malls and shimmering neon-clad skyscrapers, Hong Kong has a rich architectural heritage, and many of the landmarks of that legacy are retired law enforcement compounds.


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Your Dirtiest Thoughts, Explained

It’s been said a man’s thoughts turns to sex far too frequently – every seven seconds, by some accounts. The frequency is open to debate, but that it happens is not a question.


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Man’s New Best Friend

One of the enduring hallmarks of a gentleman is the ability to truly appreciate whiskey – any iteration of it.


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Legacies of the 27 Club

Billy Joel once said that only the good die young, and ignoring the subtext of the lyrics and the controversy the song kicked up, the phrase is something of a truism – especially in the world of music, where the ‘27 Club’ is an unfortunate reminder of genius gone too soon.


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Hong Kong is littered with clubs of all description that are branded ‘members only,’ and while some do live up to the elite bastions that are private members’ clubs, some merely carry off the appearance. Here is our selection of the five ‘members-only’ clubs you need to know.


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Repulse Bay’s New Beach Shack

In a 24/7 city like Hong Kong, it’s all too easy to get caught up in being ‘busy.’


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