5 Steps to Healthy Teeth for the Family

July 24, 2014

Fighting your little ones twice a day over polishing their pearly whites? These tips from Dr. Jianghao Chen of SDM Dental will make dental hygiene a breeze: 1. Brush as a Family “In order...

Beijing Hair Care: Catherine de France

July 24, 2014

We’ve said it once, we’ll say it again: Beijing’s dry climate is murder on our locks. Fortunately, there is a solution, and we found it at Catherine de France. The Brazilian Blowo...

Take a Look at These Beauties

July 23, 2014

We're artsy wannabes. We can't draw a stick figure to save our lives, but boy do we like pretty things. So when we saw these gorgeous, handcrafted cards by Beijing newcomer QuillingCard, we knew we...

Sichuan Food: Spring Trees

July 23, 2014

A part of any good hutong food tour, Spring Trees restaurant is a cornerstone of Sichuan cuisine in Beijing. Built around a few trees (which probably inspired the name) growing on the premise, the ...

35 Ways to Enjoy Beijing on Your Own

July 23, 2014

We are social animals. But to really explore what Beijing has to offer, you sometimes have to ditch your friends and start getting adventurous in your own backyard. Think of it as the ultimate stay...

Find of the Week: Pinotage’s Boerewors

July 23, 2014

By some miracle, no other savvy proprietor in Beijing has cottoned onto the fact that South African cuisine is some of the best to be had, with its diversity of animals and ways of making them deli...

Beijing's Best Club Sandwiches

July 22, 2014

Sanlitun | Union Bar & Grille Union’s racquet turkey club sandwich (RMB48/half, RMB78/whole) has been a favorite staple of ours for years. This is because their own spin on the sandwich ...

Second Bite: Groovy Schillers

July 22, 2014

For a place with such a 1960s flower child name, Groovy Schillers serves a surprising amount of meat. Pork chops, kebabs, burgers, steaks, meat platters and sausages—it’s a veritable ca...

Health Matters: In This Skin

July 22, 2014

Summer weather in Beijing unleashes the worst in our skin. The 35-degree temperatures wring sweat from our pores, and the sun scorches us during its peak of strength. Skin is the largest organ of ...

Beijing’s Newest Resident: A Giant Toad

July 22, 2014

You saw the giant rubber duck, now welcome the giant toad. “Golden Toad” is now sat in Yuyuantan Park and has already been named “Jiang Zemin” by locals. At 22 meters high a...

WIN: Free Self Storage with Koala Mini Storage

July 21, 2014

Koala Mini Storage is Beijing’s first professional storage company, conveniently located in Sanlitun, Wudaokou and Chaoyang Joy City and now with a new location in the CBD. Storage units are ...

Beijing Bars: RW

July 21, 2014

The Sanyuanqiao area has always vaguely mystified us. Centrally located but little more than an afterthought while flying down the Airport Expressway, it suffers little of the foreigner influx seen...

Richard Marx Concert Cancelled

July 21, 2014

We're completely crushed to report that Richard Marx has left his fans in Beijing right here waiting and cancelled his performance, originally scheduled for August 1 at the Beijing Exhibition Cente...

Korean Food: Blue Lake Restaurant

July 21, 2014

Once tinier and known by the more diminutive moniker Café Blue Lake, the Blue Lake Restaurant has undergone such an overhaul that it merits looking upon with fresh eyes. Recent renovations i...

Beijing's Best Air Filters

July 21, 2014

Blueair is a top-of-the-line air purifier manufactured in Sweden. Consumer Reports, an independent reviewer of consumer products, gave the company top marks for its fast removal of air pollutants i...

Beijing Marathon Pre-registration Opens

July 21, 2014

Pre-registration has opened for the 2014 Beijing Marathon. The registration process has been split into two stages. There’s a free pre-registration phase that lasts until July 31, you'll pay ...

6 Cool Things To Do This Week

July 21, 2014

Just because you're back in the office doesn't mean that the fun stops. This week is full of great events for you to check out when you clock off. Here is our list of this week's best.  Ong...

Guess the Theme, Win Tickets to the British Ball

July 18, 2014

A celebration of all things Anglo, the British Ball is one of our favorite charity events (and parties). As befits an empire with a vast cultural legacy, every year the ball has a different, Anglo-...

6 Things to Salivate Over This Weekend

July 18, 2014

Prepare to dine in style this weekend without being reduced to bankruptcy. Here are our six picks of the best dining events coming up this weekend. Enjoy.  Sat | Wicked Brunch, Groovy Music...

Beijing Nightlife: This Weekend's Best Events

July 17, 2014

Every week, the Beijing Weekender distills City Weekend's database of nightlife events down to the weekend parties, concerts and live shows that you simply can't miss.   THURSDAY: Tonight's...