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  • All About Alpacas at Element Fresh

    The Parkview Green branch of Element Fresh welcomed two furry guests on Friday: Doudou and Xiao Bai are two yearling alpacas who will be in residence in the outdoor courtya... (More...)
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Reviews   A bustling, aromatic hub in the otherwise quiet Shimao Mall, Nanjing Impressions’ well-executed setting and delicacies bring to life an authentic Chinese dapaidang, or snack stall. Enthusiastic waiters spotted us as we approached, walked us to our table and called out in...

Café: Moka Bros

Reviews   Moka Bros' latest incarnation is more of what we love, and then some. While we’ve always delighted in the food at the Sanlitun original, the spillover from Sanlitun back street is not the greatest view. The Solana branch offers respite, with the same great menu and a vie...

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Reviews   Once located on foot-traffic heavy Nanluoguxiang, Atelier Bellaria’s new digs are in such an unexpected location that we were sure we’d gone astray. But sure enough, enter the Yongli International apartment complex, head up the elevator and down a dark hallway, and...

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  • Café: Moka Bros

    Moka Bros' latest incarnation is more of what we love, and then some. While w...