The drinks as well contain an element of maturity in them, and, titos (uncles), we can’t blame you if you try them; just stay away when the sun sets and the kids start tippling. This seasoned drinker tried out their Uh Huh Honey Mule, flavored with ginger and mint, and while it may be a touch sweet, it’s still comparable to drinks served in more upscale bars.
The interiors and the food take their cues from Lan Kwai Fong, also called LKF, a bohemian party district in Hong Kong.
“They’re the ones who went there, and got inspired from all the places they’ve been to,” said Mr. Munarriz of his business partners.
The bar has several tricks up its sleeve: for example, the executive chef, who also works for Enderun’s Restaurant 101, makes most of its stuff from scratch, and sources most ingredients locally. “As fresh as it gets,” said Mr. Munarriz.
And speaking of fresh, the bar has only been open about three weeks, yet BusinessWorld already saw that it was bouncing. Take a cue from their marketing: “I think it started out with one person who tweeted it,” said Mr. Munarriz. —
ONE OF the signs decorating Lan Kwai Speakeasy & Hong Kong Cuisine, whose interiors and food are inspired by Lan Kwai Fong in Hong Kong.