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Film Review: Good People

Beijing Blogs   Franco and Hudson sleepwalk through a formulaic B flick: Good People.    Film Review: Good People   A-Grade Bore Ready for the least thrilling crime thriller of the year? Welcome to the world of James Franco and Kate Hudson, a normal couple with equally vanill...

Wino: Vermouth

Beijing Blogs   Vermouth gets a bad rap. Whether it’s Winston Churchill turning his nose up at the presence of the fortified wine in his Martini or one too many Negronis ruined by poorly stored, oxidized Martini Rosso, this multipurpose ingredient has been woefully under-utilized until ...

Spa Review: TCM Massage at Hummingbird

Beijing Blogs   When we showed up at Hummingbird Spa, we weren’t feeling all that great. We’d had a big night out, and quite frankly, could’ve done with more sleep, less bright light, and fewer loud noises in the world. Well, there ain’t nothing like a spa treatment to...

Easy Life: Diamond Jubilee

Beijing Blogs   Although we don’t necessarily begrudge Beijingers of their chunky jade pendants and bulbous beaded bracelets, there is an abundance of unique jewellers, and jewellry options, in Beijing. We have a list of jewllers where you can find your next precious new heirlooms. &n...

Choice Chinese: Beijing Pie

Beijing Blogs   Perhaps misleadingly named, Beijing Pie specializes in roubing, a Chinese snack that does not resemble a Western pie, but is basically meat wrapped in carbs.    Choice Chinese: Beijing Pie   Ba-Da-Bing Off the street, these are typically greasy affairs that le...

Health Matters: Gastroenteritis

Beijing Blogs   We’ve all been there, hunched over the toilet bowl, running through all the possible culinary culprits that might be responsible for this attack on our insides. And then, we curl up in bed with a hot water bottle cradled against our bellies, regretting every single decis...

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  • New Eats: Yuan He

    This tiny shop, Yuan He, features reasonably priced Japanese fare that isn&rs...