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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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Oh, Lay’s | We finally got a great potato chip

November 19, 2021 BB 0

Oh, Lay’s. You have taken me on a crazy flavor rollercoaster ride in Beijing all of these years, with the gut-wrenching downs—think flavors like lychee, White Rabbit candy and thousand-year-old egg—far out-numbering the soul-lifting highs. […]