Cover Leaders of Hong Kong’s creative industries introduce the best places to visit on the peninsula (Photo: unplash.com)

From the tip of Tsim Sha Tsui to the foot of Lion Rock, Kowloon is humming with a new crop of hotels, bars, galleries and businesses that celebrate Hong Kong’s culture. Five leaders of the creative scene discuss their latest projects—and open their little black books to introduce the best places to visit on the peninsula

Jason Mui and On-ying Lai

Fashion designers Jason Mui and On-ying Lai’s studio in Sham Shui Po is filled with hundreds of items old and new, expensive and cheap, and from East and West. The Yat Pit designers introduce some of their favourite Kowloon-based labels.

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Chantal Wong

“I want to prove to people that there can be a company that truly stands for good,” says Chantal Wong—and she is doing exactly that as director of culture and workshops at Eaton HK, a buzzing hotel that opened in 2018 on the border of the Jordan and Yau Ma Tei neighbourhoods. She reveals where to get your art fix in Kowloon.

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Laszlo and Michele Raphael

Laszlo and Michele Raphael, the husband-and-wife team behind Moonzen Brewery in Kwun Tong, stumbled upon a plum site on the corner of Shangtung Street and Hak Po Street in the bustling heart of Mongkok, where they have just opened their first bar, Moonkok. They round up their favourite places to eat and drink in Kowloon.

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