Where to Watch the Winter Olympics in Beijing

January 25, 2022 BB 0

The opening ceremony of the Beijing Winter Olympics is tomorrow night and while the vibe is certainly different from the city’s Summer Olympics, the show nevertheless goes on. Events like alpine skiing, curling, freestyle skiing, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]