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On July 7, 2010 By Juling He (何菊玲)
Beijing, China — Until I was about 25, I believed I found better friendships in guys over girls. Later, marvelous realizations appeared as I crept into my late twenties; I found friendships with ladies who love wine, travel, books, art, and conversations without boundaries. When I left San Francisco, I feared I [...]Continue Reading →
On July 5, 2010 By Shanti Christensen (湘緹)
Beijing, China — After a delicious celebration at Café Sambal, I was invited by the owner’s daughter, Shauna Cho, to taste dishes from the new organic/vegetarian menu. After eating such a healthy set of dishes, I felt like I did myself a favor. Actually, Shauna did me the [...]Continue Reading →
Beijing, China — Imagine you are walking home from work, school, or catching up with friendly muses when as you enter your neighborhood, you sense familiar things.
Knives chopping against wood
Woman harping at children from the stove
Water gushing from a faucet
Ceramic plates and silver clinking
Beijing, China — My husband and I left San Francisco and moved to Beijing in January 2007. Leaving the variety of restaurants in San Francisco, though heartbreaking, we found solace in Beijing’s myriad of restaurants. I can still remember when my husband suggested Café Sambal and led me on a [...]Continue Reading →
On April 14, 2010 By Shanti Christensen (湘緹)
Occasionally, as a [...]Continue Reading →
On January 22, 2010 By Juling He (何菊玲)
On November 23, 2009 By Shanti Christensen (湘緹)
On November 23, 2009 By Juling He (何菊玲)
Beijing, CHINA — After one week at home anchored by the flu, brunch at Maison Boulud welcomes my taste buds back to life.
Options starting at one course to however many you can consume allow me to ease into well being. Without surprise [...]Continue Reading →