What's On in Beijing: Sep 19-25

By That's Beijing, September 19, 2016

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Sep 19-20: Chef’s Day 

If you happened to miss out on Tiago’s last Chef’s Day, fear not. Chef Corrado Michelazzo hosts the famous Chef’ Day every month. The next event will be hold tonight (Monday at Casa Talia) and tomorrow night (Tuesday at Tiago). Don't miss it.

Sept 19-20. RMB398 per person (without wine), RMB498 per person (with wine). For more information, call Casa Talia at 8409 4009 or Tiago at 6438 8772.

Sep 19-23: Indonesian Week @ Feast

Indonesian food rocks. And you can get it all week long at Feast. They’re hosting another round of their Taste of Indonesia event from today (Mon Sep 19) through Friday. Head there for lunch to get either a two-course set meal (RMB128) or a three-course meal (RMB158), including a free-flow buffet of starters and desserts including lumpia, bakwan sayur (vegetable fritters), sago pudding and other Indonesian staples. You can also head there for a four-course dinner (RMB178): beef rending (Indonesian beef curry & steamed rice), gado gado (Indonesian salad with peanut sauce), or grilled red snapper with sambal fried rice will be served. 

Sep 19-23. Feast. For reservations please call 84149820 or email feast@east-beijing.com. See event listing

Sep 22: Bia Hoi - A Vietnamese Taproom Takeover with 4Corners & Pasteur Street Brewing

Get ready for a taste of Vietnam this Thursday at the Jing-A Taproom. Thanks to the folks over at 4corners, there will be set menus for RMB100: bún chả (rice noodle salad) with skewers of grilled meat and fresh summer rolls will be served up. In a never-before-seen move, Jing-A will also be extending their beer menu for the occasion. They’ll have three Vietnamese craft beers straight from Saigon’s Pasteur Street Brewing Company: Jasmine IPA, Passionfruit Wheat Ale and Toasted Coconut Porter (RMB35 per pint). 

Thurs Sep 22, 5pm-late. Jing-A Taproom, see event listing

Sep 24: Street Kids Meet & Eat: Hip-Hop Inspired Food

Street Kids Meet & Eat combines hip-hop and eating for the best of both worlds. Paying tribute to hip-hop culture and its relationship with food, the Street Kids crew teams up with Migas to present a menu inspired by influential hip-hop artists and their classic songs of both today and yesteryear.

Expect to feed on colorful dishes such as Wu-Tang C.R.E.A.M. Clam and Queen La Beefah Beef Burger. Or if you’re looking for some southern comfort food, check out the Ludacrispy Fried Chicken Strips or A Pie Called Quest. We’re salivating and nodding our heads just thinking (or typing) about it. The beats are covered by Street Kids’ all-ages friendly DJs, Cad 73 and Ludo V, who will whet your appetite with a selction of soulful tunes to classic R&B. There’s also a hot wing eating competition for those hip-hop heads looking for a little extra spice (or a prize worth RMB600).

Sat Sep 24, 5-9pm; free entry; Migas Rooftop, see event listing

Sep 24-25: Wild China’s Beshan Gāi Artisan Bazaar

The Opposite House is hosting the Wild China’s Beshan Gāi Artisan Bazaar. The event will take place from September 24-25 (11am-6pm) at the hotel. The atrium and outdoor venues will be transformed into a quaint marketplace where there will be a bunch of shops set up, including 50 selected artisans from different regions across China. Think hand-woven Xinjiang carpets, Tibetan jewellery and foods, ethnic Yunnan entertainment and so much more. The Opposite House will be serving up delicious food, including Yunnan ham and Village Fried Rice.

Sep 24-25, 11am-6pm. The Opposite House, see event listing

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