Nice rice is back!

The legendary Nice Rice Hunan restaurant is back in a back alley hutong just a few blocks north of the line 6 dong si subway station. Address: 23 Dongsi Ertiao 东四二条23号 City Area: Dongsishitiao Phone: 10 8408-4345 The new space is not as funky as the old but all the favorites are still on the…

陕西王 Shan xi noodle king

My favorite noodle restaurant in Beijing. Everything us completely fresh here. They have a pretty well organized kitchen with several experts that hand pull the noodles as well as a guy who just makes cold dish appetizers. 010 8565 4088 Across the street from u town shopping Chaoyangshichang Jie — and Chaoyang south street ¡—

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I live just a few minutes from the famous hot pot street guijie (簋街) and it’s quite easy to get sick of hot pot. Fortunately on the corner of  and beixinqiao and guijie  is a very good authentic old beijing restaurant WangZhiHe  . They serve all the classic dishes such as zhajiang mian 炸酱面  and…

New Brunch Menu at Great Leap Brewery Beijing

New Brunch Menu at Great Leap Brewery Beijing The names says it all as this year has been a banner year for Great Leap Brewery! First it opened a 2nd location in San Li Tun in an impressively beautiful pub with spacious wood booths with streaming American sports on the flat panel TVs, delicious cheeseburgers…

Cao Lao Vietnamese

Cao Lao Vietnamese Was in Vietnam last year for our honeymoon and we stopped on our trip down the coast at Hoi An. It’s a small seaside fishing village with lots of amazing shops, restaurants and street food. If you like Vietnamese food, you can’t go wrong here. Pretty much everything, everywhere we ate including…

Roasted Chicken Masala – Rotisserie Chicken

Roasted Chicken Masala – Rotisserie Chicken On a recent trip back to NY, my sister gave us a huge supply of spices from the Park Slope Coop. So many that I decided upon returning to Beijing to try to make a home made Masala. I’ve tried Chicken Masala before in the past but here’s a…