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The Kitchen Salvatore Cuomo

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Spoonful of Sugar (59 Tie Shu Xie Jie, Dashilar, Xicheng, Beijing) — Spoonful of Sugar is a café/shop in the heart of Beijing’s historic Dashilar district, bringing a tastefully designed green-living experience to the community with food, drinks and eco products.   With an emphasis on the seasonal produces, chef Pol Anter works closely with […]

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Shanghai Chic

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Opera Bombana

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Old Beijing Zhajiang Noodle King

Old Beijing Zhajiang Noodle King (56 Dong Xinglongjie, Dongcheng District, Beijing) – at this restaurant, a popular local dish (noodles with soybean paste) is readily served here. It has three main ingredients: wide hand-pulled noodles, vegetable pieces, and pork. Vegetables vary seasonally, but there are never less than seven kinds. It is an ideal lunch […]

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Fu 1088

Fu 1088 (375 Zhenning Lu, near Yuyuan Lu, Jingan district, Shanghai) – located within an attractive mansion, Fu 1088 does a fine job of treating patrons to the delights of Shanghainese cuisine. The menu is a good mix of traditional and contemporary, with the traditional commanding a great following among diners. Each dining party is […]

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Feast Food by EAST

Feast Food by EAST (EAST Beijing Hotel, 22 Jiuxianqiao Lu, Chaoyang district, Beijing) – this is a big bustling café (whose original restaurant was in Hong Kong). Featuring an international menu, Feast focuses on using the best fresh ingredients for all Asian and Western dishes – all cooked on the spot in the vibrant open […]

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Duck de Chine

Duck de Chine (1949-The Hidden City, Courtyard 4, Gong Ti Bei Lu, Chao Yang District, Beijing) — Duck de Chine (located within The Hidden City dining and nightlife complex) is Beijing’s most stylish, most innovative duck restaurant featuring China’s first Bollinger Champagne Bar. Duck de Chine does not compromise traditional renditions of Beijing duck, but […]