June 6, 2017.Reading time 2 minutes.
Situated near the Confucius Temple in Dongcheng is a little Buddhist inspired coffee shop. Its mention in many China inspired guidebooks made me fairly curious as to how a little roadside café nestled in the heart of a hutong could be named after one of the most famous temples in all of Beijing which led […]
June 1, 2017.Reading time 5 minutes.
Nestled in the heart of Beijing’s Sanlitun, Taikoo Li shopping district is a cute little Japanese café – Gelato Pique. So little that you most likely will walk past without even knowing it’s there. In fact, I spent almost a year in Beijing without even tasting their delectable French-style pancakes until one morning before work […]