After four days in Vancouver for a family wedding (Chinese food throughout), my appetite is satiated from banquet gatherings. I love it here! Vancouver reminds me of my favorite place in the world, San Francisco. With ocean and nature nearby, the skies are typically blue when not foggy. From one [...]

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Beijing, China — This past Saturday, I rounded up my dearest and nearest in town and celebrated my birthday at Paper. Together, Shauna Cho (Operations Director at Paper, Beijing) helped me organize an evening to hold a smile on my face until I [...]

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A show-stopping intermingling between fashion and food. I’d wear it all and eat it all. This summer’s issue of Art of Dining in Central landed in my lap and featured on the cover was a luscious purse of raspberry appliqué.

Whet your appetite with more creations from Fulvio Bonavia’s [...]

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这一段些是保存完好的古长城,需要四个小时走完,沿路都是心旷神怡的景色哦。带上墨镜,水,要是在冬天就穿上羽绒服吧。想呆更长的时间?那就在长城上露营吧。

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7月10日是Shanti的生日。作为朋友的我,晚上七点多和朋友一起来到位于鼓楼大街的Paper饭店。Paper, 店如其名,真的就象一张白纸,从外面就看到了白色的店面,走进去一看,也是一片白色:白色的墙壁、白色的柜台、白色的椅子。似乎与外面的喧闹的大街是两个世界。

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梆梆麵很宽,有两英尺多长,很筋道,是最让人觉得吃后满足的面条了。我在加州长大,喜欢的面食是炒河粉,但是从来没吃过比这宽 、比这有意思的的面。

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Hike the Great Wall 长城 from Jinshanling to Simatai.
Four hours of breathtaking views along unrestored-to-restored wall. Wear sunscreen, pack water, and during winter wear layers. Extra time? Camp [...]

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“Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince, and dinner like a pauper.”
Adelle Davis (American Nutritionist / Writer, 1904-1974)

Beijing, China – Perfect for the 100+ºF / 38+ºC weather we’ve been having; a light summer dinner of four crisp lettuce cups filled with minced chicken sautéed [...]

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