Monthly Archives: March 2013
Kevin made reservations for us at a well known Peking duck restaurant. It was a beautiful location and the three of us had our own private room. First Course: vegetables, fruit, shrimp and edamame Second Course: Smoked salmon wrapped in avocado. The presentation was amazing – the salmon was under a small bell jar and … Continue reading
Rich’s Chinese colleague, Kevin, was kind enough to your us around Beijing….
We have less than 24 hours in Beijing for an extended layover…. Check out the beautiful dragon chandelier!
We leave today for Beijing and then leave for the states tomorrow. What a wonderful month! Below is a picture of – what I’m guessing will be – my last Starbucks Valencia Machiatto… I think it’s a special item here and I figure it is not offered in the states. If it isn’t I’m definitely … Continue reading
A beautiful museum with amazing Chinese artifacts….below are a few items I thought were interesting. The large looking bronze urn is a wine vessel. That’s a lot of wine!!!!!
What an amazing place! It talks about the history of Shanghai and has a model of the whole city they consistently update!
Very Sad….My last dumpling this visit…I could eat these soup dumplings (xiaolongbao) everyday!
I desperately needed a haircut but all the Expats and hotel staff had me worried. I figured how bad could it be – my hair is short and it grows really fast. I decided to bite the bullet and walk into a place I had passed many times. I always had a good vibe about … Continue reading
30 RMB….that’s about $5!