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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, [...]Continue Reading →
On August 29, 2011 By Shanti Christensen (湘緹)
My favorite Chinese cuisine is Sichuan, but when it comes to comfort food and nostalgia, I love Cantonese Hong Kong style. First meal off the airport express train brings me to the IFC mall, level P3 at Tasty Congee and Wantun Noodle Shop (正斗粥麵專家). This is usually my last meal before I [...]Continue Reading →
Cheap Eats, Baoyuan Jiaozi Wu — All dumplings of the rainbow Published in TimeOut Beijing, Jan 2011Continue Reading →
On January 23, 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 →
Hong Kong — Holiday season means blazing through a few cities in Asia for quick visits with my husband’s family. A quick hello to see our cousin’s new baby boy also meant a couple of fixes for me off the streets in Wan Chai district.
Zhāngqiū 章丘, CHINA – Before I came to China I imagined stone homes, earthen pots, bamboo steam baskets, and tiered rice fields scaling into the clouds. Two and a half years ago, I arrived in Shanghai where I indulged in street food and began Mandarin classes then two months later settled in [...]Continue Reading →