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Top Five Beijing Restaurants Expats Love

Top Five Beijing Restaurants Expats Love November 15, 2010 | Food | Read More
Living life as an expat can be difficult for some, and to cope with a whole new lifestyle abroad they often flock to comfort foods, especially in the form of like-home restaurants or bars that offer decor and food that reminds them of home. Some of the most popular expat restaurants are below: Blue...

Kro’s Nest Changes Name

Kro’s Nest Changes Name October 27, 2010 | Food | Read More
Kro's Nest (courtesy of Beijing CityWeekend) The Kro’s Nest establishment will now operate under a new name, Tube Station Pizza. All three locations, Gongti, Haidian and the North 3rd Ring location will all undergo name changes. While the signs for Kro’s Nest have already gone down, it...

Hunt for the Peppercorn: Beijing’s Best Sichuan Restaurants

Hunt for the Peppercorn: Beijing’s Best Sichuan Restaurants August 12, 2010 | Food, Things to Do | Read More
China’s Sichuan province, in the southwest, is perhaps best known for its brand of spicy, powerful food that is created out of the region’s love of garlic and chili pepper. The Sichuan peppercorn is famous for its fragrant citrus-flavor that is spicy and refreshing at the same time. However, spices...

Culture and Refreshment at Lao She Tea House

Culture and Refreshment at Lao She Tea House August 6, 2010 | Food, Kid Friendly, Things to Do | Read More
Tea is almost synonymous with China, and where else to drink the world’s best tea, but the source of the wonderful drink itself. Tea houses scatter the length and breadth of Beijing, with the larger, kitschier ones catering to tourists and foreigners, and smaller, more intimate ones for the locals....

Summer is coming: 4 Places to Get Your Terrace On

Summer is coming: 4 Places to Get Your Terrace On May 1, 2010 | Food, Nightlife, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
After one of the most brutal Beijing winters in living memory with far more snow and subzero temperatures than is frankly necessary, the warmer weather is finally starting to come to Beijing. May is a great time of the year in Beijing because it hasn’t gotten so hot that you just want to live in a...