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On 23 January, 2011 By Shanti Christensen (湘緹)
Posted: Jan 2011 | Last update: 22 Mar 2011
Baoyuan Jiaozi Wu is a charming place for groups of any size to eat cheaply. Located behind the Great Wall Sheraton Hotel and Hard Rock Café on Maizidian Jie, it’s an unassuming venue that seats both foreigners and locals alike. Cheerful wait staff, [...]Continue Reading →
Beijing, China — I was just asked to recommend a good place to grab a drink in Beijing with a work colleague. Here’s my unassuming list for when mood meets locale.
Apothecary — This has soon become my “Cheers,” where [almost] everyone knows your name. An exhaustive list of creative [...]Continue Reading →
On 5 January, 2011 By Shanti Christensen (湘緹)
Ko Phi Phi, Thailand — Arguably the best pad thai to grace the backpacker’s palette, Song’s pad thai certainly has international fame and the walls do speak for its flavor.
I’m not a huge pad thai fan as I’ve been a little pad thai‘d out and favor the curries, but I will [...]Continue Reading →
Ko Lipe, Thailand — Located on Walking Street, over the hill and in the centre of the island is an unassuming spot where both locals and tourists come for the fried chicken (25THB / wing and mini drumstick). I’ve made it a habit to order papaya salad (som tum, 50THB) every [...]Continue Reading →