Peking duck

The Top 8 Best Peking Duck Restaurants EVER

January 26, 2018 • Expat Tips, Food, General

Still going to Quanjude for Peking Duck? Nah that’s so tourist style!  Here are some restaurants that we called “the real Peking Duck” Peking duck is a dish from Beijing that has been prepared since the imperial era. The meat is characterized by its thin, crisp skin, with authentic versions of the dish serving mostly […]

Cologne Carnival

Cologne Carnival in BEIJING

January 25, 2018 • Food, General

Celebrating Cologne Carnival in Beijing? It is happening! The tradition of carnival in Europe dates back about 5000 years. It has changed a lot over time, but the core idea remains the same. Cologne Carnival is one of the most famous carnival celebrations, dating back to 1823. Nowadays it is one of the largest street […]

Winter Snacks

Traditional Winter Snacks in Beijing

December 7, 2017 • Food

Winter is here and so it’s the time for sweet! Chinese cuisine may not be well known for its desserts, but that doesn’t mean you can’t find anything to satisfy a sweet tooth. Here are the 5 famous snacks you need to try, especially in winter.   Roasted Sweet Potato 烤地瓜   With cold winds […]


Delectable European bakeries in Beijing

December 1, 2017 • Expat Tips, Food

You can find breads in most convenience stores, local supermarkets, imported goods supermarkets and hypermarkets. For those looking for freshly baked breads and cakes, like you can find back in your home country, it is easier and easier to find good quality breads in Beijing. Here is a list of bakery shops you are looking […]

Liquor Bar

The Only Chinese Liquor Bar

September 12, 2017 • Explore, Food, General, Lifestyle

  Hidden inside a hutong, called Capital Spirits首都酒坊, is the world’s first bar dedicated to Baijiu and craft liquor. Only has 30 available seats, it is always full with liquor lovers.     The founders Bill Isler and Simon Dang got inspired by the author of Baijiu, The Essential Guide to Chinese Spirits, Derek Sandhaus, and determinate to […]

Golden Week Escape Spot 1 – Chengdu

September 1, 2017 • Explore, Food, General, Lifestyle

Speaking of Chengdu, maybe the first impression came up is chili and panda! Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan Province, located in the west plain in the Sichuan Basin, is a famous historical and cultural city with a history over 3,000 years. It serves as the provincial center for politics, economy, culture, and transportation.        […]

Hema Supermarket

New Retail Experience, Hema Supermarket, by Alibaba

July 28, 2017 • Expat Tips, Explore, Food, General, Lifestyle

Welcome to the future supermarket. Cash and cards are not acceptable in here. Intelligence technology system helps you to order online. Import live sea food, daily fresh vegetable. All items are allowed to return at any time with no conditions. This is Hema Supermarket. Own by Alibaba ( Which you may know as Taobao). The […]

cool for the summer

Cool for the summer

June 22, 2017 • Explore, Food, General

Speaking of summer, the first thing came up to your mind is burning hot sunshine! Then are the seaside and the freezing cold snow cone or ice cream! We have to be “cool for the summer” Well though in Beijing there are not many places sells snow cone but we have shaved ice which is […]

Romantic Dining Beijing

Oh Beijing! You can be sweet and romantic too

May 19, 2017 • Explore, Food, General, Lifestyle

On this Saturday, May 20th is a very special day for the young generation in China. Because the pronunciation of 520 is similar to “I love you “in Chinese. It’s like another Valentine’s Day in China. Some say if you found the one to spend your life with, every day is Valentine’s Day for you. […]

The Beijinger 2017 Burger Cup at Galaxy Soho, May 20-21

May 19, 2017 • Explore, Food, Lifestyle

This article was originally published on The Beijinger. We hope you’re getting excited for the Beijinger‘s 2017 Burger Cup (May 20-21, 11am-8pm at Galaxy Soho), we know we are getting pretty thrilled based on the list of vendors who have already signed up to sling their burgers and quench our thirst. Great Leap’s double cheeseburger […]

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