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The Art Of Making A Suit By Tailor Tom Bespoke

When we picture a man in a suit, we see James Bond in his black tuxedo in Goldfinger or Don Draper sporting a grey suit during a sales pitch in Mad Men. You can be quite sure that neither man bought their suits off the rack or some tailor who gave them a business card on the street.


They wear the kind of suits that are made by Tailor Tom Bespoke. Having learned his craft over six years working as a pattern maker for prestigious New York custom tailors, Michael Andrews Bespoke, Tom started his own tailors a little over two years ago.


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Find Your Taste With Les 5 Chef's Miznon Gourmet Street Food

In the time since Les 5 Chef's opened its doors in Shekou, the fine dining restaurant has built up a reputation for its high quality cuisine at reasonable prices. So when they announced the opening of their new restaurant called Les 5 Chef’s Miznon, naturally it caught the curiosity of many a food lover in the city. Shenzhen Party went to check out the latest culinary endeavor.

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Say Hello To The Newest Members of The Terrace’s Live Music Family

There are few better feelings than walking into a bar when the band is in the middle of their set. The guitarist screeching out a solo and the front man singing like it’s his last time. The crowd up on their feet and dancing along.


It’s the same feeling you get when you watch the band at The Terrace. It’s a group of musicians that are very much a family, and this month the family just welcomed three exciting new members. Shenzhen Party went along one night to say hello to singers Monica Cuenco and Kris Astor, and drummer Mark Jasper.

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Meet The Man Bringing Hard Rock To Shenzhen

This year marked the start of an exciting new chapter in Shenzhen with the opening of the first ever Hard Rock Hotel in Mainland China. The Hard Rock brand is one of the most recognizable in the world and its arrival is a landmark moment for the city.


Glenn Peat is the General Manager at the hotel and comes to Hard Rock with over 20 years of experience with Hyatt International and Shangri-La across New Zealand, Australia, India and China. He spoke to Shenzhen Party about what makes a stay at the Hard Rock Hotel unique, their plans for live music in Shenzhen, and his own love of music, including rocking out to Guns’N’Roses in Delhi with 30,000 other fans.

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Take A Trip With Tim Ambler Through Classic Rock At Hilton Shenzhen Shekou Nanhai
Hilton Shenzhen Shekou Nanhai

British singer-song writer Tim Ambler has enjoyed a career that has seen him play sold out shows of 5,000 people in Dublin supporting Mike Oldfield, writing smash hit songs for winners of The Voice, and befriend Chinese star Lijian.

We sat down with Tim at the Hilton Shenzhen Shekou Nanhai, where he is in the middle of a six month residence, to discuss his career so far, what people can expect from his performances, and his exciting new weekly night, Ruby Tuesdays.

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New General Manger Brings New Vision for Grand Mercure Shenzhen
New General Manger Brings New Vision for Grand Mercure Shenzhen

As Shenzhen begins to grow and mature, more and more businesses are flooding into the city and finding themselves in need of services that cater to their employees and allow a smooth transition in and out of the city. One such service that is always needed are hotels and one hotel that has been with Shenzhen for 13 years is the Grand Mercure Hotel located in Futian district of China. Being a hotel with a long history in Shenzhen China, Grand Mercure Hotel is a classy and professional hotel with over 450 guest rooms, two main ballrooms, and ten function rooms. It is a perfect hotel for any business professional and is looking to raise the bar even higher. Read more »

Project 0/1 Brings White Collar Boxing to Shenzhen
Fighters and staff celebrate first White Collar Boxing event at the Hilton

The Start of a New Gym Concept

Shenzhen is quickly becoming a place of diverse entertainment rivaling the other great cities of China. This can be in part by its growing diversity as many expats come from all parts of the world to build a life in this young and growing city.  When you have a flood of multiple cultures into any city, it will begin to spawn a unique and diverse culture of restaurants, bars, pubs, schools and gyms are formed to cater to the needs of the new residents. John, the Founder of Project 0/1, has a similar story.

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[Interview] Paul Dodd - Executive Chef at the Westin, Shenzhen Nanshan
Paul Dodd, Executive Chef at the Westin Hotel, Shenzhen

Executive Chef Paul Dodd has worked in countries all over the world and has brought his extensive experience to The Westin, Nanshan. ShenzhenParty spoke to him about his experience and some of the well-known chefs he has worked with.


ShenzhenParty: Thank you for speaking to ShenzhenParty. You've been at the Westin, Shenzhen, since November last year. How are you finding it in comparison to the previous places you've worked? Read more »

【Interview】Antonino Scordo - Italian Chef of The Venice Raytour Hotel Shenzhen
Antony Tian, F&B Director, and Nino Scordo, Chef

Chef Antonino Scordo, or Nino as he prefers to be called, is the Italian Chef for The Venice Raytour Hotel Shenzhen.

His pride and joy is Blue Italian Seafood Restaurant on the third floor. This is his passion, his love, and where he spends most of his time while at work. ShenzhenParty was lucky enough to catch him at a less-busy moment to have a conversation and ask him a few questions.

ShenzhenParty: Thank you for speaking to ShenzhenParty. Please tell me a little about yourself. Read more »

【Interview】Kevin Lee - Executive Pastry Chef @ The Langham, Shenzhen
Executive Pastry Chef Kevin Lee

ShenzhenParty: Executive Pastry Chef Kevin Lee, thank you for speaking to ShenzhenParty.

Kevin: Welcome to The Langham.

ShenzhenParty: Thank you very much. First of all I’d like to find out a bit about you. Which part of France are you from?

Kevin: I’m from Paris, in the south-west.

ShenzhenParty: Did you study dessert making in Paris? Read more »