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 ¡—

old-beijing-classic-wangzhihe-老北京-王致和

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…

Moon Travel Guide For Foodies in Beijing and Shanghai

I just got a copy of the Moon Travel Guide in Beijing and Shanghai recently.  There’s so much to explore in China in terms of food at so many different levels and regional cuisines and this book will definitely be a great starting point.  For those living in Beijing, I’m giving away a copy of…

Hangzhou Baozi Stand Chaoyangmenwai

Hangzhou Baozi Stand Chaoyangmenwai I recently discovered this tiny baozi jiaozi stand in the parking lot of the huge ICBC bank on Chaoyangmenwaidajie. It is run by some hardworking (as with most operations this size) a mother father and son family from Hangzhou. A plate of fresh jiaozi or baozi is just 5 RMB (about…

Chinese Delivery – Welcome To The Zhong Guo

Chinese Delivery – Welcome To The Zhong Guo Hi all, I just moved to Beijing today for a new job and new life in China. It’s really exciting and nice to be back in Beijing. Although I visit almost every year, the last time I actually lived here was over 8 years ago. A lot…