Where to Eat Around Beijing’s Forbidden City

The Forbidden City is definitely on your itinerary while you’re visiting Beijing. Once the stately royal residence of the emperors for more than half a millennia during the Ming and Qing dynasties, it’s a must-see. However, we’d argue that the … Read More

Peking Duck For Every Budget

Peking Duck For Every Budget Let’s be real: Peking Duck is a must on any trip/visit/stay/life in the capital city. Sometimes you need a quick fix and you go cheap. Sometimes your rich aunt is visiting and the budget doesn’t … Read More

Foodie Flashcards: Hot and Sour Potatoes

Hungry to improve your Chinese vocabulary, but don’t know where to dig in? Welcome to our weekly Foodie Flashcard series. Follow along, study these morsels of knowledge, then dig in at your local restaurant to fully digest the information. How … Read More

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Old Jesse – A Vegetarian Ordering Guide

What to order at Old Jesse when you are not eating meat! … Read More

Beijing Restaurants

5 Must-Try Themed Restaurants in Beijing

If you’ve checked all the boxes of your traditional dinners out in Beijing, maybe it’s time to look a little further afield for some fresh experiences. Everyone loves a themed dinner party, right? Why not take the idea to the … Read More