Nashville-born country musician William Tyler recently graced Beijing audiences with his emotional and folksy instrumental storytelling. He has toured with the likes of Ty Segall and Jack White, and his powerful 2016 album Modern Country was even dubbed “one of the best country albums of the year” by Rolling Stone. After his intimate gig on Sunday, the solo artist is hosting a workshop at Fruityspace that covers everything from songwriting to fingerpicking techniques, of which Tyler is a contemporary pioneer of.
Slow Boat’s new Dengshikou Taproom is making Tuesday tipsy again with their buy-one-get-one-free deal on the timeless gin and tonic. Choose from any one of their signature G&Ts like the sweet and fruity strawberry with black pepper or the tart pink peppercorn and grapefruit, all made with organic gin.
In 1960 in Liverpool, England, a band was formed that would go on to be the most influential band in music history – The Beatles, of course. It’s time to come together, join the party and ‘Beat On’ with The Fab Four at an exhibition showcasing the band’s glorious time and history. Wander through themed spaces, stare at artwork and photographs from the band’s history and let it be with a soundtrack of their classic hits.
Adventure into authentic Beijing cuisine like a local with UnTour’s Old Beijing Dinner. Rich in culinary history, it’s no secret China pairs its most enjoyable dishes with great stories. Find out the stories behind original recipes as you sample over 15 dishes and drink your fill of local beers in a traditional hutong neighborhood.
El Barrio recently launched a tasty weekend brunch. Grab a seat on their sun-soaked terrace and dig into savory traditional plates like huevos rancheros, enmoladas and more. The Mexican restaurant is even throwing in a free-flow deal for the weekend occasion: three (yes, three) hours of nonstop frozen margs, sangria, mimosas and more classic cocktails for just RMB188.
Azur inside the Shangri-La Hotel, Beijing is celebrating their renowned chef Mauro Colagreco’s success, as sister restaurant Mirazur in Singapore recently took the No. 1 spot in 2019’s edition of The World’s 50 Best Restaurants Awards. Mauro has crafted a special menu at Azur for the occasion featuring signature starters such as fresh oysters with a pear reduction and mushroom consommé with egg and Yunnan mushrooms, as well as entrees such as the wagyu beef tenderloin topped with Kaluga caviar butter. Oh, and you’ll want to save some room for the delicate raspberry souffle, served with a side of cool pistachio ice cream.
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