Blog Tag - Openings and Closings

New Tiki Bar Bora Bora Emerges As A Rum Oasis In An Untapped, East End Neighborhood
As you make your way to Bora Bora, you’ll feel like a deep jungle adventurer – even before you sip on its coconut cupfuls of pina coladas and totem-...
Get Stuff'd While You Still Can: Hutong Sausage and Suds Favorite Being Bricked Up, But Remains Open for Business (For Now)
And the hits just keep coming. Yet another hutong favorite has fallen on hard times, thanks to the relentless bricking-up of street-level businesses...
DP Q Mex Opens Q Mex Taqueria in Xinyuanli, Focus on Tacos and Tequila
After going on to win the Beijinger 2017 Burger Cup, the team behind popular Mexican restaurant Q Mex in Sanlitun's Courtyard 4 has not taken a...
Venchi is a Crack-Hub For Chocolate Lovers, If You Have Patience Like Saint
In our latest round of exploration of China World Mall's "New Zone," we happened to stumble upon Venchi, a true heaven for chocolate lovers in...
R While You Were Sleeping: June's New Bar and Restaurant Openings
Summer in the city is always a whirlwind, with people in and out of town, and restaurants and bars coming and going. Never has this been more true...
R Anchor Resurfaces From Xingfucun Turmoil, Finds Calmer Waters at Yolee Plaza
If you had worried that Anchor Bar sunk for good earlier this year after the bricking up of most of the street’s businesses, then brace yourself for...
R2 Vineyard Café: Old Favorite Survives Wudaoying Closure with New Chaowai Soho Kitchen
Though longtime Beijingers have fond memories of the pioneering Western food at Vineyard Café since it opened a decade ago, owner Will Yorke wasn’t...
Sayonara: Okra 1949 Announces Its Closure July 1; Okra Hong Kong to Continue
We are saddened to hear news from Okra 1949 that they are set to close their venue in Sanlitun's Hidden City. The restaurant, which has been a...
EAT: Pizza Saporita Open at Chaoyang Park, Eat in Support of the LGBT Center, Waldorf Astoria Aperitivo Happy Hour
Pizza Saporita, previously Pizza+, has now officially completed its rebranding, opening their Chaoyang Park store, adding more seating to both the...
R Yu Shi Quietly Uncorks Unpretentious Wines in the CBD
Every wine cellar has one – that young, yet to be appreciated bottle full of light, vibrant flavor that’s tempting and accessible for those of us...
Watch Movie Stars Under the Stars at 京城46号
If you’re a barfly and a film buff, then we have just the new spot for you. Recently opening on the rooftop of 46 Fangjia Hutong (in the same...
Bottega Xinyuanli Soft Opening: A Huge Space to Fill With Hungry Patrons Hankering for Some of Beijing's Best Pizza
Bottega is back! And we are really, really relieved, because we missed the pizza more than we'd like to admit ... during their two-week closure....
DP Infusion Room Team Open Neighboring Bistro 3, Serve Up Elegant Euro-Asian Fusion Dishes
Known for their innovatively tasty drinks, the team behind Courtyard 4 cocktail haven Infusion Room are working to whet our appetites all the more...
R Providing Gourmet Pizza and More, 9-Year-Old Nasca Café to Open A Fifth Restaurant at Lido on May 1
After the closures of both Gung Ho and Tube Station's Lido outlets last year, it was left to Annie’s to provide pizza to the northwestern Beijing...
R Hoper Brings a Bit of New Hope, and Strong Whiskey Cocktails, to the Hutongs
It would be an understatement to say cocktail offerings are dwindling in the hutongs, even with beloved mainstays like Bungalow Tiki and Más having...