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Originally published on SmartBeijing.com, Jan 21st, 2013 | In Dining Huguosi Jie is an ancient street named after the no-longer-existing Huguosi Temple in Xicheng District. During the Qing dynasty, the Huguosi Temple Fair was held on the eighth day of every month of the lunar calendar. Today, the fair no longer occurs, [...]

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Salt brings out the flavours in our creations, but now there is a line of flavoured salts available at THE drive-thru, a shop specializing in imported beers (they deliver!), herbs and spices, and customized fixed gear bikes – special stuff! Here’s a list of the salts available in different flavours. Have you [...]

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Beijing, China – A couple months back, I posted several several images during my hunt for Beijing’s street food. The feature Snacks appeal ran in Time Out Beijing‘s August 2012 issue. Just snacking the surface of a few neighborhoods in Beijing, I’ve listed a [...]

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Some sights from my explorations of the day. These were taken using my iPhone. I’ll post better quality shots in the few weeks.

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Beijing, China — As I was featured Playdate for February’s issue of The Beijinger, Tiffany Wang (style and living editor) tagged along with me one crisp morning, to my neighborhood market.

Check out the story here. (Shanti Christensen, Blogger and Photographer — PDF)

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Beijing, China — Always something new, same place, same time. Another walk to the market brings in new experiences…

I ordered a kilo of lamb leg meat and asked for him to cube the pieces for me. The vendor pulled a leg off the meat hook, [...]

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia — I try to follow my strict rule to discover a new eat with each outing. After a 15-minute cab ride from the ‘Golden Triangle’ I find myself in Jalan Masjid India, one of the oldest parts of the city. This area is [...]

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马来西亚,吉隆坡 — 一个同事曾告诉我去马来西亚必须尝尝那里的肉骨茶。根据百科全书的解释,肉骨茶是19世纪由广东或者香港的苦力带入马来地区的。做苦力的人需要吃肉骨茶获得能量。

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