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BEIJING WINTER VLOG PART 6 | BEIHAI PARK & WANGFUJING STREET | 2018 - YouTube

No Ruffled Feathers: Fashionistas Flock to Beijing’s New Canada Goose Shop | the Beijinger

No Ruffled Feathers: Fashionistas Flock to Beijing’s New Canada Goose Shop | the Beijinger: Hey Canada, All is Forgiven!Despite a diplomatic row that has ruffled feathers between Canada and China, it seems the draw of fluffy, fashionable down jackets during the dead of Beijing’s cold winter makes everyone put politics aside for the joy of some good old fashioned holiday retail therapy.


Three days in Beijing before Chinese New Year 2018 - YouTube

What's Up In Beer: Jing-A's LuLu Almond Porter, Slow Boat's NYE Bash, Great Leap's Hearty Holiday Dishes | the Beijinger

What's Up In Beer: Jing-A's LuLu Almond Porter, Slow Boat's NYE Bash, Great Leap's Hearty Holiday Dishes | the Beijinger: What's Up in Beer is our weekly rundown of all things ale and suds. Lather yourself in the latest beery news, gossip, and openings all the while forgetting what exactly it was that you were meant to be doing. Don't worry, beer can fix that too.


100 Years of Chinese New Year's Eve Dinner - YouTube

5 Things To Taste, Smell, Touch, Hear And See, Dec 28-31 | the Beijinger

5 Things To Taste, Smell, Touch, Hear And See, Dec 28-31 | the Beijinger: Beijing can be an overstimulating place to live, to say the least. Let’s be real: sometimes even our sixth sense (the one that tells you when that stick of chuan'r will make you sick for the next two days) gets a decent workout. With such a wide variety of events, restaurants, and gigs to attend, we suggest bathing each of your five senses in one, if not all, of the nourishing goings-on below.


The Beijing Pizza Festival - 13/10/18 - YouTube

Burgers Banned? No Worries, This Bar and Grill Has a Plan B | the Beijinger

Burgers Banned? No Worries, This Bar and Grill Has a Plan B | the Beijinger: Plan B co-owner Trevor Metz weathers Beijing's latest round of closures with a new menu and a can-do attitude.




The most unique and warm bar in Beijing,China - YouTube

Train No. 1 Bar in Shuangjing is Worth the Ride | the Beijinger

Train No. 1 Bar in Shuangjing is Worth the Ride | the Beijinger: What appears to be an abandoned train car, parked just south of Today Art Museum in Shuangjing’s, gets on-track after dark as a bar named Train No. 1 – no ticket required.


Jazz in Beijing ft Terry Hsieh | A China Icons Video - YouTube

At 25, Jazz Is Growing up Fast in Beijing | the Beijinger

At 25, Jazz Is Growing up Fast in Beijing | the Beijinger: “Play ‘City of Stars!’” a smiling Chinese man hollers from the back of The Bricks, the Sanlitun jazz club resembling Seb’s from the film La La Land. The request reflects Beijing’s growing fascination with American jazz, as China approaches the 100th anniversary of the music genre’s arrival in Shanghai.


2018 new year in Beijing - YouTube

EAT: Nuo Hotel's Upgraded Sunday Brunch, Annie's Launches Breakfast, Royal Stacks Delivery, and More | the Beijinger

EAT: Nuo Hotel's Upgraded Sunday Brunch, Annie's Launches Breakfast, Royal Stacks Delivery, and More | the Beijinger: EAT: Your bite-sized guide to the best eats to be had in Beijing this week.


Beijing Trip Part I: Pearl Market - YouTube

A Stroll Through the Delightfully Local Chaowai Morning Market | the Beijinger

A Stroll Through the Delightfully Local Chaowai Morning Market | the Beijinger: I’ve long been a big fan of food markets. The appeal of the great and affordable local food goes without saying, but there's something so irresistible about their bustling, exotic and chaotic atmospheres. As a city that is early to rise, Beijing comes into full swing well before 7am, and morning markets offering local produce are still considered one of the centerpieces of traditional daily life, that defines this rugged, charming city.


Amazing restaurants you have to try in Beijing - YouTube

2018 Year in Review: Beijing's Top 10 New Restaurants | the Beijinger

2018 Year in Review: Beijing's Top 10 New Restaurants | the Beijinger: As the year comes to a close, it's time for us to look back on some of the happy, the sad, and the downright weird happenings in Beijing over the past 12 months. Without further ado, here is our Top 10 New Restaurants of 2018. From ceviche to tacos, Fujian beef to Korean fried chicken and more, Beijing's best new restaurants of 2018 spanned practically every corner of the globe. Read on, and dig into all the delectable new bites that our fair city has to offer.


Take a bite of Christmas in Beijing - YouTube

Yule Be Sorry to Miss These Beijing Christmas Dinners | the Beijinger

Yule Be Sorry to Miss These Beijing Christmas Dinners | the Beijinger: Staying in Beijing for Christmas? Never fear, a wide range of the capitals best restaurants are putting on truly indulgent Yuletide feasts. Here are our top twelve...


South Cathedral Church in Beijing - YouTube

Where to Attend Christmas Services in Beijing | the Beijinger

Where to Attend Christmas Services in Beijing | the Beijinger: Merry Christmas everyone! In case you’re sticking around for the holiday and want to hear the Mass or attend special Christmas services, you can visit any of the places of worship that we have listed below. Just a friendly reminder: we highly recommend you to reconfirm with them about the schedules before going and bring your passport with you since many congregations will require it for entry.


Working up my appetite for Mr Shi's Dumplings in Baochao Hutong ,across from Orchard Beijing Hotel - YouTube

Furongji Serves Modern Dim Sum on Baochao Hutong (Just Don’t Call it Fusion) | the Beijinger

Furongji Serves Modern Dim Sum on Baochao Hutong (Just Don’t Call it Fusion) | the Beijinger: Newly opened on Baochao Hutong, Furongji serves a mix of classic and creative dim sum


Beijing's Best Hutong Bars! Tasting Baijiu Cocktails and More! �� - YouTube

Nina Revamps Their Beloved Cocktails for Winter – Yes, Even the Spritz | the Beijinger

Nina Revamps Their Beloved Cocktails for Winter – Yes, Even the Spritz | the Beijinger: While walking down Beiluoguxiang you may have noticed that the beloved house of spritz and Cartoccio, Nina, has recently undergone a period of adjustment, a brickening-lite if you will. The bar pre-empted an enforced brickening, and had an elegant picture window installed in the place of their front door. Lucky for us, the layout has allowed Nina to move their main entrance to the side courtyard and business has gone on as usual.


Chinese New Year Beijing Guomao crazy awesome fireworks - YouTube

Meet (and Drink Free Beer With) Beersmith’s New Brewmaster: Wilson Hede | the Beijinger

Meet (and Drink Free Beer With) Beersmith’s New Brewmaster: Wilson Hede | the Beijinger: Until he stepped off the plane from his native Australia two weeks ago, Beijing’s newest brewmaster had never been to China. Since then, Wilson Hede, 28, has been leading a team of three brewers to perfect XPA, his first craft-beer creation at Guomao’s biggest gastropub, Beersmith. And on Tuesday, Dec 18, you’re invited to try it for free.


Beijing - Christmas Decoration - China World Mall - YouTube

嚯, 嚯, 嚯! How Santa Claus Came to China | the Beijinger

嚯, 嚯, 嚯! How Santa Claus Came to China | the Beijinger: The truth is that before the 20th century the Chinese remained almost entirely oblivious to Christmas, but in many ways, China truly is Santa’s workshop.


Beijing Travel Guide - Beijing official city guide HD - YouTube

Go Large This Christmas With These Loaded Festive Hampers | the Beijinger

Go Large This Christmas With These Loaded Festive Hampers | the Beijinger: Nothing says Merry Christmas better than a wicker basket loaded with between-meal festive comestibles! Hotels know this better than anyone else (and are great at covering gift giving in a pinch), constructing Christmas hampers fit for any occasion or recipient. Here are some of what's on offer this year.


Beijing China December 2017 - YouTube

Zagin Soba's "Cappuccino" Chicken Broth Ramen Comes to Obliterate Our Winter Colds | the Beijinger

Zagin Soba's "Cappuccino" Chicken Broth Ramen Comes to Obliterate Our Winter Colds | the Beijinger: WF Central has added yet another by-way-of-Hong Kong business, this time opening the posh ramen joint Zagin Soba, and with it, perhaps the best cure for winter chills this side of mainlining Robitussin.


Walking Dengshikou Beijing China - YouTube

Slow Boat Sails Into Dengshikou With New 50-Seat Taproom | the Beijinger

Slow Boat Sails Into Dengshikou With New 50-Seat Taproom | the Beijinger: Popular Beijing brewery Slow Boat announced today (Dec 14) that they will be opening a new taproom in the central neighborhood Dengshikou shortly after Chinese New Year.


Beijing: Tea & Books - YouTube

5 New China-Centric Books That Make for Great Christmas Presents | the Beijinger

5 New China-Centric Books That Make for Great Christmas Presents | the Beijinger: It’s that time of year again, but have you done your Christmas shopping? Or are you still pulling your hair out trying to figure out what to gift? If you’re searching for the perfect gift for bookworms, or for anyone with an interest in China, check out our list below to find that perfect Christmas present.


Beijing, a modern city! This is Beijing CBD! 2018.09.22 - YouTube

Justin: The Best Fine Dining CBD Restaurant You've Never Heard Of | the Beijinger

Justin: The Best Fine Dining CBD Restaurant You've Never Heard Of | the Beijinger: You’ve likely never heard of it, but once you try you’ll be raving about it for days. Justin is an upscale Singaporean fusion restaurant located in a nondescript office building between the CBD and the Silk Market, and yet you may have never even heard of it. That's likely because, in its year-and-a-half of operation, the eatery has done next to none of the marketing and promotion that has helped hype up its better-known competitors around town.


FOOD REVIEW: Temple Restaurant Beijing // 陪玲玲吃饭吧 - YouTube

TRB Hutong Named #1 Fine Dining Restaurant in Asia, Cracks Global Top 10 | the Beijinger

TRB Hutong Named #1 Fine Dining Restaurant in Asia, Cracks Global Top 10 | the Beijinger: TripAdvisor has ranked Beijing F&B hotspot TRB Hutong branch not only the number one fine dining restaurant in Asia, but also the seventh best upscale restaurant in the world.


Beauty of Snowfall | Winter in Beijing - YouTube

OlymPicks: Could the Next Big Snowboarding Star Be Chinese? | the Beijinger

OlymPicks: Could the Next Big Snowboarding Star Be Chinese? | the Beijinger: “Quite honestly a lot of talent is here. They just need to be uncovered, nurtured and guided,” said star snowboarding coach Bud Keene about China's winter sports prospects.


Beijing Life 14: Christmas Lights - YouTube

Give Taobao a Rest, and Offer These Cute Christmas Cookies as Gifts Instead | the Beijinger

Give Taobao a Rest, and Offer These Cute Christmas Cookies as Gifts Instead | the Beijinger: Despite what every advertisement, shop, song or movie about the festive season in the world has ever told you, gift giving does not = buying a heap of stuff online. A gift can take many forms, such as doing somebody a favor, spending time together, or making them something from the heart. Homemade Christmas cookies like these ones are an especially wonderful gift to make and receive. Plus, they're simple! Here's how:  Sugar Cookie Recipe (makes approx. 36 cookies)Ingredients


The Best Breakfast In Beijing - YouTube

Beicology: Can Beijing Beat the Heat and Stave Off Global Warming? | the Beijinger

Beicology: Can Beijing Beat the Heat and Stave Off Global Warming? | the Beijinger: Experts say Beijing has plenty of work to do to reduce its emissions and temperture enough to ward of deiasterous global warming. But they are confident it can be done.


What I Eat In A Day (vegan) | BEIJING, CHINA - YouTube

Root Pop Overcomes Closure to Bring Their Plant Based Fast Food to Four New Locations | the Beijinger

Root Pop Overcomes Closure to Bring Their Plant Based Fast Food to Four New Locations | the Beijinger: The seas of Beijing's F&B scene are tempestuous, and sailing them is a trial only to be undertaken by the brave, and resilient. Following new regulations imposed on a number of Shuangjing based eateries, the trendy vegan fast-food spot Root Pop was forced to close down their original location in the International Art Plaza.


BEIJING: EXPLORE THE FOOD, CLIMB THE WALLS. WONDERS IN 4K - YouTube

On Principle, We Wanted to Hate This 'Cold Brew' Yogurt Shop | the Beijinger

On Principle, We Wanted to Hate This 'Cold Brew' Yogurt Shop | the Beijinger: This CBD yogurt shop serves up unique and highly nutritious cold brew yogurt in a low key and inviting cafe setting.


Exploring the Forbidden City & Night Markets in Beijing - YouTube

Beijing's Five Architectural Colors, and the Symbolism Behind Them | the Beijinger

Beijing's Five Architectural Colors, and the Symbolism Behind Them | the Beijinger: It sometimes seems like the dominant color in Beijing is “Socialist Taupe.” The streets. The bricks. The roads. Getting away from the gray and the beige is hard.That wasn’t always the case. In imperial times, builders and architects relied on five colors to add life to their creations: red, yellow, blue, white, and (yes) gray.


NEWS: Award-Winning BOXING CAT BREWERY Opens in Beijing! - YouTube

Five to Try on Boxing Cat’s Wholesome New Brunch Menu | the Beijinger

Five to Try on Boxing Cat’s Wholesome New Brunch Menu | the Beijinger: The craft brewers serve up new brunch dishes that rival their renowned beer.


What Does Chinese Social Media Look Like? - YouTube

Know Your Kuaishou from Your Douyin: Chinese Social Networking Sites 101 | the Beijinger

Know Your Kuaishou from Your Douyin: Chinese Social Networking Sites 101 | the Beijinger: As most Western social networking sites are not accessible in China, a lot of expats turn to their reliable (*ahem*) VPNs for their social media fix. Yet China has its own host of popular social networking sites which offer alternatives to Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, and Instagram, many of which are arguably better than the Western version, offering more options and integration.


2016-09-10. Qingfeng Park Beijing China and Other Places - YouTube

These Freak Shakes Will Have You Coming Back for S'More | the Beijinger

These Freak Shakes Will Have You Coming Back for S'More | the Beijinger: Any Shuangjinger with a sweet tooth is sure to be satisfied by Freak Shake. The newly opened dessert shop in the southern neighborhood's Viva Mall has a menu featuring twenty-odd sugary, frothy and fun milkshakes, along with a number of other creamy sweet drinks, ice creams, and cakes.


北京双井, Beijing ShuangJing - YouTube

We Dig the Mellow Vibe at This New Shuangjing Space 3 Café | the Beijinger

We Dig the Mellow Vibe at This New Shuangjing Space 3 Café | the Beijinger: Mellower Coffee – a Shanghai coffee chain with a handful of Beijing branches including a location at Shuangjing’s recently opened Space 3 complex – stands apart for a number of reasons.