Blog Tag - Beixinqiao

Silence is Golden at This New Quiet Beixinqiao Cafe
Beijing is not a quiet place. In fact, one encounters the phrase “the tranquil streets of Beijing” about as often as one does the phrase “a pleasant...
R Aotu Studio Aims to Reopen in August; Hosts Demolition Themed Performance Art In the Interim
While brick laying and demolition have laid waste to many a hutong institution as of late, one of those alleyway venues is hoping to turn strewn...
Hutong Page Turner: Loreli Co-Founders Dedicate New Zine to Bricked Up Alleys, Submissions Accepted Until June 15
Kerryn Leitch and Amy Daml aren't ready to figuratively turn the page on the hutongs just yet, though they are working to help Beijingers literally...
Bye Bye Beixinqiao Santiao?: Beijing's Favorite Lamb-Leg Street Undergoing Major Remodelling
Beixinqiao Santiao (北新桥三条) is one of the most historically significant hutongs in Beijing. The alleyway, which begins in the west at Yonghegong Lu...
R1 See Ya Cuju: Say Hello to Gulu Bazz, Badr Benjelloun's New Vermouth Bar
Many a Beijing rummy drowned their sorrows at Cuju this past fall after owner Badr Benjelloun announced his plans to shut down and entirely revamp...
R A Taste of Chinese Craft Rice Wine at Nuoyan Rice Wine House
Brimming with cocktail bars, wine bars, whiskey bars, and beer bars, Beijing never fails to meet our high expectations. Nuoyan Rice Wine House's take...
Thin Crust Good Value Pizza at Bocca Della Verita near Beixinqiao
Since our initial visit to check out Bocca Della Verita, we've been back a few more times and ordered their pizzas for delivery on numerous occasions...
Surprisingly Decent Pizza and Pasta at Beixinqiao's Bocca Della Verita
We realize Bocca Della Verita isn't exactly the newest Italian restaurant in town, but we decided it was worth checking out again to see what is...
Street Eats: Takoyaki and the Vanishing Cravings
If grilled pig trotters and cheesy toast are the new trendy babies, then takoyaki is the grandpa of street eats. For flour-lovers, and fans of...
Fangye Cafe Offers Homey Cozy Vibes
Fangye's breezy, cozy interior makes it a perfect escape from the capital's cloying summer humidity. Indeed, the Jiaodaokou Beisantiao cafe's...
Experience: Learning Chinese at Culture Yard in Beixinqiao
Tomorrow. I’ll definitely do it tomorrow. And so begins the perpetual carrot-on-a-stick endeavor that is learning Mandarin, the bounty from hours of...
First Glance: Jianghu Weidao, Beixinqiao
If you don't think your local chuan'r joint is upscale enough, Jianghu Weidao, the latest in Xinjiang restaurants, offers up Xinjiang-style dishes...
White Tiger Village: Crouching Tiger, Hidden Chuan'r
One of the undeniably great things about the hutongs is their ability to incubate unique and interesting businesses within their winding depths. So...
First Glance: Brew Ape Pub, Beixinqiao
Beijing's craft beer and bottle scene has yet another contender: Brew Ape Pub. Owned by Monkey (the proprietor's last name is Hou) the bar is quickly...
First Glance: Koharu Biyori, Beixinqiao
The latest addition to the many small Japanese joints popping up around the Gulou-Beixinqiao area is Koharu Biyori, set just to the left of...