Skip to main content

Posts

Showing posts from 2018

Forbidden City, Beijing, China 2018 - YouTube

Much of Forbidden City Perimeter Wall Now Open to Visitors for First Time | the Beijinger

Much of Forbidden City Perimeter Wall Now Open to Visitors for First Time | the Beijinger: Much of Forbidden City Perimeter Wall Now Open to Visitors for First Time





Beijing pizza festival - YouTube

Thousands of Pizza Lovers Pour Into Zhongguancun for Day One of the 2018 Beijing Pizza Festival | the Beijinger

Thousands of Pizza Lovers Pour Into Zhongguancun for Day One of the 2018 Beijing Pizza Festival | the Beijinger: Hoards of ravenous pizza-lovers invaded the Zhongguancun Software Park today for the first day of the 2018 Beijing Pizza Festival, flowing in a steady stream flowed from the nearby Xi'erqi (西二旗) station and in taxis all day, practically ready to chomp their arms off in anticipation of all the delicious food that lay behind the entry gate.


Jay Aragon - Irish Pub Beijing - YouTube

The Luck of the... Irish? Local Favorite IV is Replaced by Eerily Similar Shamrock | the Beijinger

The Luck of the... Irish? Local Favorite IV is Replaced by Eerily Similar Shamrock | the Beijinger: For an average patron stopping by Shamrock Irish Pub on a recent evening, nothing would seem drastically out of place. This Lido pub, if you haven’t guessed by the name, has all the trappings of a typical Irish pub, from the Emerald Isle flags to the Guinness posters and that renowned stout prominently available on tap. However, Lido dwellers and many Beijing expats who play hockey and other house sports will likely have a drastically different opinion about this seemingly nondescript watering hole.


Beijing Food Tour + Must Try Eats in Beijing | Kayleen Ortiz - YouTube

Rome’s Only Female Michelin Star Chef Comes to Beijing | the Beijinger

Rome’s Only Female Michelin Star Chef Comes to Beijing | the Beijinger: The belly of many a Beijing foodie is sure to rumble at the mention of this one: not only a meal readied by an Italian Michelin star chef, but a groundbreaking, world-renowned one at that.

Yunnan Cuisine Dinner in Beijing - YouTube

Yunnan on a Plate: Hearty, Sour, and Spicy Rice Noodle Soup at Daoxiaoman | the Beijinger

Oktoberfest kicks off in Beijing - YouTube

EAT: Oktoberfest, L'Apéro at Bistrot B, Catherine Ettlinger at F Bistronome, and Pizza Fest is Here! | the Beijinger

OLD BEIJING CITY // Old Peking City. - YouTube

Beijing Pics: North to South, Day to Night Around Ancient Yongdingmen | the Beijinger

Beijing Pics: North to South, Day to Night Around Ancient Yongdingmen | the Beijinger: In this column, Beijing Pics of the Week, our in-house photographer and lao Beijinger Uni You presents a selection of his photographs from around the capital over the last week.


What is Beijing REALLY Like? | China Travel Vlog 北京 - YouTube

Mandarin Monday: Tell a Joke in Chinese | the Beijinger

Mandarin Monday: Tell a Joke in Chinese | the Beijinger: Nothing is better at bridging a culture gap than making someone laugh, but how do you do that without understanding all of China's vast assortment of cultural references? Simple: To make a Chinese person laugh, tell a Chinese joke.


BEIJING PIZZA FESTIVAL | Beijing Daily Vlogs - YouTube

Beyond Marco Polo: Italians in Old China | the Beijinger

Beyond Marco Polo: Italians in Old China | the Beijinger: Ahead of the 2018 Beijing Pizza Festival, on Oct 13-14, 11am-8pm, we take a deep dive on absolutely everything pizza.


Beijing's Central Business District (CBD) - ASMR City Sounds in 4K - YouTube

F Bistronome‘s New Chef Takes a Saucy Approach to French Favorites | the Beijinger

F Bistronome‘s New Chef Takes a Saucy Approach to French Favorites | the Beijinger: CBD French restaurant applies fresh, Far East flourishes to time honored European favorites.


Beijing Sanlitun | 4K Time-Lapse 北京三里屯 · 延时摄影 - YouTube

Bubble Whammy: Wanzha Milk Tea Offers 15 Varieties of the Good Stuff in Sanlitun | the Beijinger

Bubble Whammy: Wanzha Milk Tea Offers 15 Varieties of the Good Stuff in Sanlitun | the Beijinger: Can anybody even come close to matching the range of bubbles available at Wanzha in Sanlitun?


City trip Beijing, China - YouTube

Throwback Thursday: Back to When Beijing Was the Most Comfortable City in China | the Beijinger

Throwback Thursday: Back to When Beijing Was the Most Comfortable City in China | the Beijinger: Throwback Thursday takes a look back into Beijing's past, using our nine-year-strong blog archives as the source for a glance at the weird and wonderful of yesteryear.


Driving ZhongGuanCun area- Beijing - China 中国北京中关村行车视频 - YouTube

Coming to This Year's Pizza Festival? Why Not Make a Day of It! | the Beijinger

Coming to This Year's Pizza Festival? Why Not Make a Day of It! | the Beijinger: Everything you need to know to have a day full of fun in Zhongguancun for our 2018 Beijing Pizza Festival.


NEON Music Festival Beijing, China - YouTube

In Beer, We Trust: Mikkeller Festival Makes This Hardened Beer Expert Feel All the Feelings | the Beijinger

In Beer, We Trust: Mikkeller Festival Makes This Hardened Beer Expert Feel All the Feelings | the Beijinger: For an unashamed beer lover like myself, it was heartbreaking not be able to travel to Copenhagen in May for the main event, but I was lucky enough to go to Tokyo for Mikkeller Beer Celebration Tokyo 2018 on Sep 23-24 – the first time that Mikkeller has brought their orgy of beer to Asia.


Video summary of 7 days in Beijing during the Golden Week - YouTube

Stuck in Beijing for Golden Week? Here's Where and What to Eat! | the Beijinger

Stuck in Beijing for Golden Week? Here's Where and What to Eat! | the Beijinger: Stuck in Beijing for Golden Week? The majority of Beijing's fine dining establishments will be open throughout the holiday and some are even putting on special deals for those of us not lucky enough to be jetting off to greener pastures. These are a few of the best options.


Beijing bookstore, this is where I buy my books 02 - YouTube

Old China Hand: New Bookworm Manager David Cantalupo Looks Back on His 30 Years in China | the Beijinger

Old China Hand: New Bookworm Manager David Cantalupo Looks Back on His 30 Years in China | the Beijinger: David Cantalupo hasn’t been in Beijing so long as to have taken a slow boat to China, but he did in fact once take one back to the US. Decades before his current role as general manager of The Bookworm, and long before his pioneering stint as managing director in China for ESPN, Cantalupo recalls his typhoon-lashed trek as a toddler, where “My mother was seasick in bed, and I was sitting on the floor playing with blocks that kept toppling over.”


Beijing, China - Over their "Golden Week" - YouTube

What’s Up in Beer: Deals and Brews for Golden Week, and Yet Another Goodbye | the Beijinger

What’s Up in Beer: Deals and Brews for Golden Week, and Yet Another Goodbye | the Beijinger: Hey beer lovers, the Golden Week of drinking holiday is just around the corner, and I bet you have already started to count down towards it.


Chaowai SOHO Time lapse HD - YouTube

We Dig the 'Dogs at Funky Dogg, Chaowai Soho | the Beijinger

We Dig the 'Dogs at Funky Dogg, Chaowai Soho | the Beijinger: Funky Dogg's dogs aren't authentic. But they are delicious.


HUTONG LIFE | A walk through old Beijing - YouTube

New Home, Same Great Food: Relocated Beijing Pie Delivers on Its Roubing Promises | the Beijinger

New Home, Same Great Food: Relocated Beijing Pie Delivers on Its Roubing Promises | the Beijinger: Once struck down by the Great Brickening, we were delighted to discover that Beijing Pie has returned at Xila Hutong, near the Forbidden City, serving up over-stuffed roubing and deliciously flavorful kung pao chicken, just like old times.


Why You Need to Visit This Luxury Chinese Shopping Mall | Chinese Love Victoria Secret 2017 - YouTube

Can Shuangjing’s Wind House Huff and Puff Its Way to Speakeasy Glory? | the Beijinger

Can Shuangjing’s Wind House Huff and Puff Its Way to Speakeasy Glory? | the Beijinger: Sports bar style digs and high end cocktails make for a quirky combination at this lounge in the burgeoning neighborhood next to Hopson mall.


China food Beijing food top 10 best places 2 - YouTube

What to Eat in Beijing: A Visitor's Guide | the Beijinger

What to Eat in Beijing: A Visitor's Guide | the Beijinger: Rather than listing Beijing's best restaurants we have picked out the dishes we think best represent food in Beijing and then given suggestions for where to eat them. Whether you are a first time visitor or an experienced foodie, these are the dishes you absolutely must not miss in Beijing.


Top Instagram Spots in Beijing! Featuring The Forbidden City and more! - YouTube

Not Just for Tourists: How to Make the Most of Beijing's Scenic Spots | the Beijinger

Not Just for Tourists: How to Make the Most of Beijing's Scenic Spots | the Beijinger: Beijing’s scenic spots are often dismissed as touristy by those of us who have called this city home for longer than, say, six months. However, you may want to pay them another visit bearing these alternative activities in mind.


Driving in Chaoyang District, near Fourth Ring Road, Beijing, China, 2017-05-12 - YouTube

Qiu Sushi Whiskey Lives Up to Its Name With Pricy Japanese Delicacies Near Chaoyang Park | the Beijinger

Qiu Sushi Whiskey Lives Up to Its Name With Pricy Japanese Delicacies Near Chaoyang Park | the Beijinger: Anyone with an affinity for both Japanese fair and the finer things in life will enjoy this bar and restaurant, which specializes in high end sushi and whisky from The Land of the Rising Sun.


China - Beijing Beer Festival - YouTube

What’s Up in Beer: Chinese Brews Wipe Out the Competition, New Drinking Buddies Box, IPA Week | the Beijinger

What’s Up in Beer: Chinese Brews Wipe Out the Competition, New Drinking Buddies Box, IPA Week | the Beijinger: Four seasons in one day: that's Beijing right now. Each morning is spring with breezes and vibes, lunchtime is sun-drenched summer, the evening is chilly autumn – when we can’t wait to grab a pint of beer or a glass of champagne in a hutong courtyard – and nighttime is like winter with ruthless low temperatures. The great news is that you can drink beer, no matter what the season! Let’s see what Beijing has to offer us this week.


Mid-autumn in Beijing - YouTube

Three Must Dos to Mark Mid-Autumn Festival | the Beijinger

Three Must Dos to Mark Mid-Autumn Festival | the Beijinger: The Mid-Autumn Festival is nearly upon us, and whereas mooncakes are synonymous with holiday, they are just one thing to occupy yourself with during the festival. Prior to the bid day, which this year falls on Monday, Sep 24, take a look at what else other traditional activities you may see people doing:


Tiananmen Gate on the Night of the Mid-Autumn Festival - YouTube

Lunar Lessons: 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Mid-Autumn Festival | the Beijinger

Lunar Lessons: 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Mid-Autumn Festival | the Beijinger: There’s more to the Mid-Autumn Festival (Zhongqiu Jie, 中秋节) than a nice, long weekend and random boxes of semi-edible mooncakes – here are 10 facts about the holiday you probably didn’t know:


Eating on the Streets of Beijing: Peking Sweets - YouTube

Street Eats: Traditional Beijing Muslim Sweets at Laohuihui, Zuojiazhuang | the Beijinger

🌅 Last night, when Beijing was all like "oh, you want a sunset? A crazy beautiful one, like this? Sure ok" 😏 📷: Kipp, @pflivanhasselt, @Irene_yanyan (WeChat) . #sunset #nihaothebeijinger #travel #visitchina #wanderlust #北京 #the京life!

🌅 Last night, when Beijing was all like "oh, you want a sunset? A crazy beautiful one, like this? Sure ok" 😏 📷: Kipp, @pflivanhasselt, @Irene_yanyan (WeChat)
.
#sunset#nihaothebeijinger#travel#visitchina#wanderlust#北京#the京life!

Beijing Life 3: San Yuan Li Market - YouTube

Move over Sanlitun, There's a Hot New Hood in Town | the Beijinger

Move over Sanlitun, There's a Hot New Hood in Town | the Beijinger: Even though many of our old favorites have been shut down as part of the capital’s recent urban beautification plan, not all of the changes have been bad. Actually, optimists could argue that Beijing's drinking and dining scene is finally undergoing a much-needed shakeup. The biggest change? The emergence of Xinyuanli, which is finally offering some competition to the once dominant and business-saturated neighborhood of Sanlitun.


Forbidden City, Beijing, China in 4K (Ultra HD) - YouTube

Beijing Pics: A Different Side to the Forbidden City | the Beijinger

BEIJING BAR HOPPING | Aug Vlog 19 - YouTube

SH Heavyweights Revamp Xingfucun's Xinjiang Mainstay Red Rose Into a Bar and Grill | the Beijinger

SH Heavyweights Revamp Xingfucun's Xinjiang Mainstay Red Rose Into a Bar and Grill | the Beijinger: Longtime Beijingers might scoff at Shanghai slickers swooping in and redefining one of their favorite Xinjiang eateries, but we're certain that the new Red Rose will blossom beautifully in the increasingly arid Xingfucun area.


DIY Panda Express Beijing Beef - Feat. Mom - YouTube

108-Year-Old Recipe Is the Secret to Success for This Quanzhou Beef Restaurant | the Beijinger

DEEP Chinese Street Food in Beijing, China | Amazing street food in Beijing - YouTube

EAT: Mexican Food Fest, Slow Boat Beer and Food Pairing at Ramo, Tavola September Business Lunch, BOGOF Rosé, Pho La La Closes | the Beijinger

A Baijiu Bar in Beijing!? (Capital Spirits 首都酒坊) - YouTube

One Luxurious Crib Speakeasy That Lives up to It's Golden Promise | the Beijinger

One Luxurious Crib Speakeasy That Lives up to It's Golden Promise | the Beijinger: Let me paint a picture for you. Tucked in among over a dozen eateries at The Crib, on the right of the Mediterranean tapas restaurant Sorì, sits Golden Promise, a high-end Japanese whiskey joint with dim lighting, a shiny black marble bar, comfortable leather sofas, soft jazz playing in the background, all behind a secret hidden door. So far, so speakeasy.


Scouring The Streets For The Best Bites In Beijing - YouTube

The Real Taste of Beijing at Dongsiminfang Restaurant | the Beijinger

The Real Taste of Beijing at Dongsiminfang Restaurant | the Beijinger: With affordable dishes and an authentic taste of Beijing, it’s not hard to see why Dongsiminfang Restaurant is so popular.

Traditional Beijing Steam Bun Roll Old Beijing Lazy Dragon Recipe [老北京懒龙] - YouTube

Rustic Textures and Creative Flavors: Symphony Bakery Nails It | the Beijinger

Rustic Textures and Creative Flavors: Symphony Bakery Nails It | the Beijinger: Symphony knows what to do, and does it right: simple, fresh, belly-busting bread.

Visiting a Beijing Tea Market - YouTube

3 Surprisingly Good Milk Tea Shops Pop Up in Sanlitun Soho | the Beijinger

3 Surprisingly Good Milk Tea Shops Pop Up in Sanlitun Soho | the Beijinger: Intimidated by the milky tea craze sweeping Beijing? Fear not: a trio of recently opened tea shops in Sanlitun Soho serve up milky, sugary thirst quenchers that are even foreigner-friendly.


Chinese coffee market gets caffeine boost in Beijing - YouTube

Suits, Bikes, and Art: 3 Offbeat Beijing Caffeine Havens | the Beijinger

Suits, Bikes, and Art: 3 Offbeat Beijing Caffeine Havens | the Beijinger: It's official: coffee is now mainstream in Beijing, with specialty shops serving cupfuls of fancy imported brewed beans popping up left and right throughout the city at an ever-increasing frequency. That popularity has reached such a nadir that even businesses with no other connection to coffee are readying java for browsing customers or passers-by. Below are a few places we recently discovered where we never expected to stumble upon a cup of silky-black joe.


Second Beijing craft beer festival - YouTube

When Beer Beckons: Asia's Best Beer Festivals This Autumn | the Beijinger

When Beer Beckons: Asia's Best Beer Festivals This Autumn | the Beijinger: Mid-Autumn Festival and Golden Week provide the perfect excuse to get out of Beijing. Below are Asia's best upcoming beer festivals so that you can start saving your pennies.


Beijing Craft Beer Fest Part 1 16x9 - YouTube

What’s Up in Beer: Jing A's 8x8 Tickets Now on Sale, Xian Beer Olympics, and New Imports | the Beijinger

What’s Up in Beer: Jing A's 8x8 Tickets Now on Sale, Xian Beer Olympics, and New Imports | the Beijinger: Whether it’s due to the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation, or just because we are lucky, Beijing is currently experiencing perfect beer-drinking weather right now. So enjoy these breezy days, white fluffy clouds, and skies that you can’t take your eyes off (check out the pics on our Instagram) before diving into the city's beer scene this week.


Weekend Sightseeing in Beijing with Mom (China Travel) | RehaAlev - YouTube

10 Words and Phrases That Have a Different Meaning in Beijing | the Beijinger

Mi restaurant vegano favorito en Beijing + Veggie Route (ENG SUB) - Ni Hao Cassandra - YouTube

Rising Young Chef Puts Xibei On the Menu at Revamped Favorite Salsa House | the Beijinger

Rising Young Chef Puts Xibei On the Menu at Revamped Favorite Salsa House | the Beijinger: Under the influence of 24-year-old Xibei chef Yin Xijia, the recently revamped Beijing branch of Salsa House is thriving with a fresh mix of regional flavors while retaining all of the classics we've come to expect from this Tianjin transplant.


THE BEST OF BEIJING 最好的北京 - YouTube

Events That Won't Leave You Hungover, Sep 3-9 | the Beijinger

Events That Won't Leave You Hungover, Sep 3-9 | the Beijinger: Our Events Watch series aims to highlight happenings that aren't focused on alcohol and drinking, but instead take a more educational or productive approach. Events include comedy, talks, networking events, markets, and dinners.


[China Video Log #9] Sanlitun, Soho, and the guitar shop - YouTube

Is Chaowai Soho's New A+ Café at the Top of Beijing's Coffee Class? | the Beijinger

Is Chaowai Soho's New A+ Café at the Top of Beijing's Coffee Class? | the Beijinger: Even though Beijingers who frequent Sanlitun, the hutongs and (increasingly) the CBD have long been spoiled for choice when it comes to specialty cafés, some of the sleepier neighborhoods in between those hotspots are far too often overlooked.


VEGAN RESTAURANTS IN BEIJING - YouTube

EAT: Vegan Outreach Dinner at Mosto, BOGOF Beer and Tacos, Dog Day Afternoon at Side Street | the Beijinger

GERMAN BEER FESTIVAL IN BEIJING! - YouTube

Can Vege'ology's Plant-Based Noodles Flourish at Xiaoyun Lu? | the Beijinger

Can Vege'ology's Plant-Based Noodles Flourish at Xiaoyun Lu? | the Beijinger: We’ve heard good things about Vege’ology, but we're worried about them. Just how popular can a vegetarian noodle place get? Especially on a dark, narrow Food Street, surrounded by eateries dishing out lunch for an average RMB 15?