Blog Tag - Openings and Closings

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...
DP Aperitivo Re-pens at SLT Soho in Wake of Dirty Bar Street Renovations
Aperitivo sadly shut its doors early last month, ending more than a decade-long run of attracting patrons with its breezy shrub enclosed terrace,...
While You Were Sleeping: May's New Beijing Bar and Club Openings
Weren't paying attention? Apparently neither were we, as we only just realized we're now in June. June! How time passes. Without further ado, we hope...
Four Ace Magic Bar: Magic, Food, and Liquor Combine at Sanlitun Soho
Burger Brief takes a look at some of the attendees of the Beijinger's 2017 Burger Cup. In this edition we visited Four Ace Magic Bar, a contender for...
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...
New Ron Mexico's Big Kitchen Puts it On the Map as a Lunch and Dinner Spot
The move of Ron Mexico to Jiaodaokou has not only allowed for an expanded space for more patrons to sit and hang out in, but also a larger kitchen...