Second Bite: Atelier Bellaria

August 20, 2014

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 In...

Find of the Week: Spoonful of Sugar’s New Chick Uptown

August 20, 2014

It is far too easy to plonk down in the high-ceilinged rooms at Spoonful of Sugar and to never budge again for hours except to order more food. Reasonable prices, lots of natural light and excellen...

Beijing’s Traditional Handicraft Masters

August 20, 2014

China’s cultural history is so rich, colorful and diverse,” says Bian Xiliang, the last surviving master of Beijing’s northern school of bamboo engraving. Often overlooked, the un...

Laser Hair Removal: Daisy’s Beauty Salon

August 20, 2014

Shaving. It sucks. It’s tiresome, the hair grows back stubbly, and don’t you wish you just didn’t have to deal with hair on your legs, under your arms or on your bikini line at al...

Jackie Chan’s Son Arrested For Drug Possesion

August 20, 2014

The son of Hong Kong film superstar Jackie Chan has been arrested on drug-related charges in Beijing. Jaycee Chan was arrested along with Taiwanese movie star and anti drug ambassador Kai Ko l...

Win A Hair Makeover From Laurent Falcon

August 19, 2014

Is your hair in need of a new look? Enter our fantastic competition and be part of an exclusive stylish gathering at Laurent Falcon French Salon in Sanlitun and have your hair styled by the man him...

New Path

August 19, 2014

China's best translated literary journal, Pathlight, is undergoing a changing of the guard. Alice Xin Liu, who's been with the journal since it's inception, is moving on to other opportunities and ...

Family Matters: The Pre-Holiday Holiday

August 19, 2014

Who doesn’t love and look forward to the summer? School breaks for months and the collective mindset switches into holiday mode. Expats everywhere buzz with excitement as they plan their trip...

Beijing's Best Salad Niçoise

August 19, 2014

Sanlitun | Village Café We think everything about the Village Café is underrated, from the creative fare to the pleasant working environment. A composed salad from the south of Franc...

Beijing Shopping: Cailan Wenhua

August 19, 2014

Cailan Wenhua’s storefront is a cute hole-in-the-wall on Wudaoying Hutong, decorated inside with the four traditional types of ink arts: woodblock fabric printing, embroidery, woodcut and lig...

Café: Tribe

August 19, 2014

If an uptick in cafés serving all-day healthy fare is the latest dining trend to hit Beijing, then we are behind it 100 percent. Tribe is a union between chef/restaurateur Brandon Trowbridge...

Win a Gorgeous Egg Chair from Tony Wais Design

August 19, 2014

After many years as a wholesale warehouse in Beijing’s famous antique district of Gaobeidian, designing, producing and selling to clients worldwide, Tony Wais Design is finally opening to t...

All About Alpacas at Element Fresh

August 18, 2014

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 courtyard dining area from 10:30...

Win Tickets To Jing A's Urban Buzz Beer Launch

August 18, 2014

Like beer? How about sweet things? Or a delicious lunch made from locally-sourced, seasonal ingredients? If you answered "yes" to any or all of the above questions, we have the event for you (and t...

New Bar: DDC

August 18, 2014

Opened by former Jianghu Jiuba manager 69, Dusk Dawn Club aka DDC is also a bar, gallery and "space for dialogue." Located in a pretty restored siheyuan north of the National Art Museum, DDC consis...

6 Cool Things To Do This Week

August 18, 2014

It's back to the 9-til-5 and all the headaches that come with it. That doesn't mean that there's nothing to do after you xiaban, on the contrary, there's a lot going on right on your doorstep. Take...

First Look: Restaurant Week, Autumn 2014

August 18, 2014

Across the city, diners are chomping at the bit in anticipation of DiningCity’s Restaurant Week, sponsored by Citibank and City Weekend, which returns to Beijing from September 4-14. After a...

Beijing's Best Taxi Apps

August 18, 2014

Didi Dache is a location-based taxi app that uses WeChat’s in-app payment option. If you want to practice your Chinese speaking, simply voice message where your current location is, and where...

Cu Ju To Close

August 15, 2014

On Monday, August 18 hutong rum bar and beloved local hangout Cu Ju will close in its current incarnation, undergo renovations, and reopen with a new concept. Nominally in the works for much of 201...

6 Things to Salivate Over This Weekend

August 15, 2014

Time to, once again, give you our picks of the best dining events coming up over the weekend. Hopefully, pollution willing, the air will be clean enough to entice you out and enjoy the best fare th...

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