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Find Of The Week: Ginger Bullfrog Stew

Beijing Blogs   In addition to being notorious for its spicy flavor and numbing properties, Sichuan cuisine is also renowned for its copious use of alternative proteins. Indeed, there are entire restaurants devoted to the “three other types” of meat: bullfrog, snail and river eel....

Top Three: Beet Salad

Beijing Blogs   In this edition's selection of Beijing's Top Three, we taste the best Beet Salads Beijing has to offer. Here are our top three!    Best Beet Salad   Sanlitun | Biteapitta We’ve been known to sing the praises of Biteapitta to strangers on the street, so i...

Performance: Zakhar Bon at Forbidden City

Beijing Blogs   There’s a snarky saying that those who can, do, and those who can’t, teach. But violinist and master teacher Zakhar Bron snaps that theory like a catgut string. Catch the master and teacher of violin at the Forbidden City Concert Hall on Monday, Dec, 22! ...

New Eats: Cpearl

Reviews   To date, and with few exceptions, the primary pushers of bivalves in this town tend to be hotel restaurants, with all the extravagant expectations that carries. Cpearl, on the other hand, feels more approachable, with bulbs hanging from ropes for a comfortably nautical vibe as...

Wino: A Saucy Pairing

Beijing Blogs   Four friends go out to dinner. Two want to order beef, while the other two desire fish for the entrée. However, they only want to select one bottle of wine. What’s a wino to do? And no, “just drink beer” is not the answer.    Wino: Sauce &a...

New Year's In Beijing 2015

Beijing Blogs   2014 - 2015 New Year's Eve Parties   Slow Boat's New Year's Eve Bash Craft beer aficionados, take note. Slow Boat's annual all-your-can-drink New Year's Eve party is back. RMB250 gets you a wristband, as much beer as you can physically imbibe, and free Champers at midn...

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  • New Eats: Cpearl

    To date, and with few exceptions, the primary pushers of bivalves in this tow...