Beijing Nightlife: This Weekend's Best Events

August 21, 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, ...

Collagen Treatments: Phoenix Retreat

August 21, 2014

When you’re in your 20s, the idea of Botox sounds absurd. Why would you ever inject toxins into your face? But when you hit your 30s, and your forehead starts to resemble an aerial photograph...

Mariah Carey Is Coming to Beijing

August 21, 2014

We totally belong together, Mimi. Multi-platinum international diva Mariah Carey will be playing Workers' Stadium on October 10 as part of her "Elusive Chanteuse" world tour, the singer's first sin...

Nanjing Cuisine: Nanjing Impressions

August 21, 2014

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. Enthusiast...

Café: Moka Bros

August 21, 2014

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 gre...

Best Family Day Outings: Picking Grapes in Miyun

August 21, 2014

Morning sunlight filters through the translucent plastic ceiling covering the countless rows of grapes in Tianpu Zhuangyuan, a Miyun orchard whose name roughly translates to Heavenly Grape Estate. ...

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,...

Jackie Chan’s Son Arrested For Drug Possession

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...

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...

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...

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