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Win Stuff   Every week, City Weekend will give away a prize for our favorite comment made that week. This week's prize comes to you compliments of the 2nd Blind Wine Tasting + Bubba's BBQ event @ the Anken Green rooftop. The winner of this week's comment of the week ge...

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Reviews   Paris Tour is a restaurant that suffers from trying to do too much at once. If the result was fantastic, we’d be lauding their blend of French, Vietnamese and African cuisine. However, it flows more like a patchy mash-up mixed tape. The link between the cuisines on offe...

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Shanghai Blogs   Chef Daniel Wong at Jin Xuan speaks about his favorite food destinations City Weekend: You've been cooking Cantonese food in Shanghai for a few years. Do you adapt your style of cooking to the local diners? Wong: Back in Hong Kong, where I started cooking at the age of ...

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Coded: Best-Selling Crime Thriller Disappoints

Reviews   We really wanted to like this book. Really, we did. On paper, Decoded has got it all -- a best-selling Chinese crime thriller author that in a previous life spent years in China’s secret service, high sales on the Chinese market, and a plot that ostensibly involves the...

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