December 2013

The Beijinger - January 2014: Breaking the Ice

Just because it's the chilliest time of the year doesn't mean it has to be spent exclusively indoors. The January issue of the Beijinger looks at ways the city offers us to enjoy the freeze. This month's COVER FEATURE reveals how some in the community get the most out of frozen Beijing.

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FOOD & DRINK offers a look at the latest new venues around town including Dining Editor Cat Nelson's visits to the highly-anticipated Brick and Wood near Dongsi, and Mulu. Nightlife Editor Paul Ryding checked out retro gaming bar 8-Bit in the same neighbourhood, after doing some drunk language learning for this month's Drinks Feature.

GO is packed with more to do this month including a guide to unique Beijing cinemas, and how to look good on the ski slopes this season. While MEET features an interview with touring rockers Unknown Mortal Orchestra.

Kyle Mullin assesses Beijing's treatment of zoo animals in January's ECOLOGY section, and George Ding reviews a dating guide in PEKING MAN.

Look for the magazine around town and don't forget: the Beijinger's latest incarnation is optimized for reading on iPads; you can download it directly from our website or browse this month's editon on