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Summer cocktails Tuesday, August 23 — 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Please join the 85 Broads Beijing Chapter for cocktails — Buy one get one free. We welcome you to share this invitation with friends.

Mesh — At The Opposite House

11号 Sanlitun Road, Chaoyang, Beijing, China, 100027
010-64176688 | Directions

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2011 has seen many unpleasant stories about pork in China. This spring, Chinese were overwhelmed by the fact that the pork they ate every day contained high doses of clenbuterol. The panic has not receded and pork prices have spiked sharply by summer. For some ‘smart’ people, a [...]

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CNN iReporters ranked Chinese century eggs (pídàn, 皮蛋) as number one revolting food in the world, surprising many Chinese. Recently, Chinese netizens actively joined two polls on Sina’s Weibo. The results are as follows:

Most revolting foods in the west: Stinky cheese, pungent stench Medium-rare beef, too bloody Escargot [...]

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Hogwash oil refers to oil extracted from oily floats in the drain or leftover food from hotels or restaurants. The oil is extracted from rotten pork and peroxided oil (repeatedly used oil). It has been reported that hogwash oil has become a recycling industry chain in China.

Hotels and restaurants sell [...]

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Beijing, China — As one of the officers with 85 Broads Beijing chapter, I have the pleasure of facilitating inspiring dinners featuring amazing women who make a difference in various industries. This month, our esteemed guest speakers reign as leaders in their careers and highlight important values in their success. As Michelle Li explores [...]

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First four readers to send me their name + email + favorite French dish will have their names added to the VIP guest list of this exclusive event. Deadline Thursday, June 16th 10:00 a.m.


Maison Camus welcomes you to their private VIP lounge and outdoor terrace, this Friday the 17th of June 2011.


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Beijing, China — My favorite Shaanxi restaurant serving fat, chewy noodles has just opened another location in Shin Kong Place (新光天地店开业大吉)! Yellow River Noodles (黄河水) is a family brand of over 20 years with a venue next to the National Art Museum (美术馆店) and a second [...]

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Cook in a ShowShanti apron. I cook in mine, but I like to wear it while writing as well.

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Be a guest writer. I’m giving away an apron for selected guest blogs published* on ShowShanti. Feel like splashing your kitchen with some color? Feel like writing? Feel like sharing your heart and stories?

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