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Beijing, China — After catching glimpses of popup cafes in California and New York via Twitter or blogs, I felt inspired to participate in one, but wondered how. Beijing Design Week offered that opportunity. Kupa Studio’s Raina Ho and Wang Wei set up Sky Light [...]Continue Reading →
Beijing, China — Last Saturday, I ‘popped’ into Kupa Studio’s Sky Light Pop Up Café during Beijing Design week. Co-founder, Rania Ho, invited me to cook what I please. I felt inspired! Come share the inspiration this weekend as I share one of my favorite recipes from Guangdong — Sand Ginger Chicken (沙姜焗鸡).
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On June 5, 2011 By Shanti Christensen (湘緹)
Beijing, China — I just finished a beautiful ride with friends Joanna and Ryan on our motor-scooters, through several Beijing hútòngs. ‘Hell’s Scooters’ we were, as Ryan called us!
We started through Dongcheng district and serendipitously followed one wide [...]Continue Reading →
Beijing, China — My husband and I left San Francisco and moved to Beijing in January 2007. Leaving the variety of restaurants in San Francisco, though heartbreaking, we found solace in Beijing’s myriad of restaurants. I can still remember when my husband suggested Café Sambal and led me on a [...]Continue Reading →