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    So we've been hearing that Instagram is up and running in China again, though unassisted access to these filtered photos have been hit-and-miss within our team here at City... (More...)
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    Head over to Houhai for Beijing International Ice Hockey's third annual tournament!    Ice Hockey In Beijing     @hockeyinbeijing    Come d... (More...)
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Wino: Sherry

Beijing Blogs   No longer relegated to the your Great Aunt Mildred’s liquor cabinet, fortified wines have been making a splash on cocktail menus and wine lists worldwide since the early aughts. Attention towards both has picked up in recent years, as more bartenders and beverage directo...

The Beat: Sober Fun

Beijing Blogs   In this issue of The Beat, our columnist Kendra talks about a sober night out in Beijing. Sober fun? Not an oxymoron.    The Beat: Sober Fun   Clear Eyes, Can’t Lose A couple of months ago, a close and sober friend of mine stopped through Beijing and I, ...

New Bar: 4/F

Reviews   Establishing a new venue in Sanlitun is no easy task, as it is saturated with bars vying for your custom, and although 4/F has been open for six months now, it is still finding its feet.    New Bar: 4/F     Saturday Night Fever Happy hour runs from 5-9 p...

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Beijing Blogs   The man behind the Caravan, Badr Benjelloun talks about collaborations and Cajun cooking.   In The Kitchen: Caravan's Badr Benjelloun   Camel Train     How much impact has your mom had on this menu, and what are the things that horrify her? My mom makes ...

Shopping: Florette

Beijing Blogs   Hip blooms at Florette, aimed at bringing beauty back to the capital and all who reside in it.    Shopping: Florette   Flower Power Refugees from the architecture and advertising industries, Isabelle Sun and Kris Pei started Florette in order to, among ot...

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  • New Bar: 4/F

    Establishing a new venue in Sanlitun is no easy task, as it is saturated with...