Eat, Drink and Be Merry

January 19, 2022 BB 0

Sharing Beijing bar and restaurant info from a consumer viewpoint since 2006. This site doesn’t aim to cover everything, just one person’s experience of the scene. If you seek value, see my lists for happy hour […]

Where to Watch the Winter Olympics in Beijing

January 25, 2022 BB 0

Beijing’s Winter Olympics are nigh but will be nothing like the city’s Summer Olympics in 2008. It’s not just a difference of season and sporting events, or the COVID crisis, but also of tone. Anyway, […]

Q&8 | Meredith Sides of Naked Nut Butters

January 22, 2022 BB 0

Meredith Sides founded Naked Nut Butters with Katie Tarrant in 2016 and it has gone from apartment balcony side hustle to full-fledged factory and online shop. I asked Sides about what kind of peanuts she […]

Q&8 | Dill King of BuF2

January 15, 2022 BB 0

Dill King has been in China’s whisky / booze scene for over a dozen years and is now focused on RTDs—ready-to-drink cocktails—with BuF2. In this Q&8, I ask the co-founder and CWO (chief whisky officer) […]

Olympic flashback | Scorpions on a Stick

January 13, 2022 BB 0

The world’s top media outlets poured into Beijing fourteen years ago for the Summer Olympics. While there to mostly report on sports, the biggest side event seemed to be who could post the best “scorpions […]

Q&8 | Allen Lueth of Great Leap Brewing

January 12, 2022 BB 0

After a career at Fortune 500 companies like GE Capital and Zuellig, Allen Lueth became CEO of Great Leap Brewing last February. In this Q&8, he talks beers for newbies, cycling Beijing to Tianjin for […]