Even as autumn arrives, the Beijing F&B scene is still blossoming as always.
Four Seasons Hotel Beijing offers diners a unique afternoon tea based on the work of the ‘pope of pop art’ himself, Andy Warhol. Cakes, cocktails and more all feature some aspect of Warhol's iconic art pieces, perfect for fans and foodies alike.
Meanwhile, the hearty dishes of Georgia's Feast return at a new location in Dongzhimen. Head to the downstairs area of the new restaurant and check out their in-house KTV!
Beijing CBD stalwart Migas Mercado turns 11 years old. The venue is offering diners a new menu crafted by chef Miguel Zapata.
Also located in the CBD is newly-opened Glou Bar & Kitchen, an intimate location inspired by the neighborhood bars of New York city and the bottle shops of London. Head there for craft beer, burgers, banter and more.
Make sure to get out there this September and taste all the capital has to offer.
The creative Spanish dishes crafted by award-winning chef Raúl Liu are not the only reason you should head to BOBOMIA.
It’s also happy hour every day! From Monday to Sunday, 12-5.30pm, enjoy wine by the glass at RMB40 per drink.
That’s not all. Monday is tapas night (50% off tapas with any drink), Tuesday is Paella night (50% off seafood paella), Wednesday is ladies night (50% off sweet drinks and desserts for ladies) and Thursday is drinking night (buy-one-get-one-free on wine by the glass).
In collaboration with the Singapore Tourism Board, China World Summit Wing, Beijing is bringing diners the Singapore Food Festival. But hurry. This array of succulent dishes is only available until September 16!
In The Lounge at China World Summit Wing, Beijing, guests can enjoy vegetable curry tart with an authentic Singaporean curry flavor; chili crab made with unique boiled crab gravy; bak kut teh 肉骨茶 (rou gu cha) with the pork rib replaced with a lion head and made with homemade peppery herbal soup; stingray marinated in samba sauce with nasi goreng (nasi goreng means Malay fried rice); lemon glass chicken rice; and for dessert, famous orchard road ice cream bread including toasted raisin bread evenly spread with kaya (coconut jam) and chocolate ice cream pressed in between.
Available until September 16, The Lounge, China World Summit Wing, Beijing.
Head to Ming Court for new autumn flavors! Some of the best Cantonese cuisine in the capital is served here. The autumn menu uses seasonal ingredients and features twelve delicacies including double-boiled pigeon with fish maw, grilled beef ribs, braised fresh abalone and chicken with mushroom sauce.
Ming Court, Cordis, Beijing Capital Airport.
Four Seasons Hotel Beijing’s new afternoon tea, ‘Becoming Andy Warhol,’ explores the iconic artwork of the world-famous ‘pope of pop art.’
Head to the Opus Lounge for an array of delicious cakes in the shape of Warhol’s famous pouting red lips, cocktails served in Campbell’s soup cans and more, all inspired by Andy Warhol’s iconic artwork.
Savory delights, such as poached scallop, caviar and champagne gel, beetroot mousse and Iberico ham and more, are all on offer.
Available from August 5, RMB268 per person OR RMB488 for two (subject to 15% service charge), Opus Lounge, Four Seasons Hotel Beijing.
Newly renovated and in a new location, Georgia’s Feast is back!
Enjoy succulent lamb dumplings, lamb shashlik, beef soup, freshly-baked khachapuri and more. And be sure to wash it all down with some Georgian wine.
The new three-floor location in Dongzhimen even features a KTV in the basement! Who knows where a meal at the new Georgia’s Feast will lead you!
Inspired by the tiny neighborhood bars of New York city and the bottle shops of London, this recently-opened intimate location in the heart of the Beijing CBD offers coffee, craft beer, cocktails, food and more.
Pay a visit for a relaxed lunch and a coffee, grab yourself an aperitive or spend an evening with friends and loved ones enjoying cold beers and a burger.
Migas brings diners an updated menu!
This stalwart of the Beijing CBD brings a combination of classic dishes as well as chef Miguel Zapata’s signature dishes.
Tapas, paella, steak and more are all on the menu. Indulge in tuna tartar over potato salad, fried baby squids with ink alioli, fresh Italian burrata over roasted bimi, New Zealand slow cooked lamb shoulder with eggplant, paella as well as a number of sweet desserts.
Enjoy a relaxed afternoon tea at Lobby Lounge. In collaboration with jewelry brand I Do, a selection of sweet and savory treats are on offer until September 30.
Indulge in champagne gift box-shaped mousse, rose cake, double kiss lemon cookies and more. Meanwhile, for a savory flavor, diners can satisfy their taste buds with freshly baked mini croissant with 5J Spanish ham and semi-dried tomatoes; lobster salad on sweet milk hot dog and more. Wash it down with freshly brewed coffees and teas, or with a glass of Alfred Gratien rosé champagne.
Guests can enjoy digital cash vouchers for both NUO Hotel as well as I Do.
Available until September 30, RMB498 (selection of coffees and Western teas for two); RMB598 (premium Jasmine loose leaf tea for two); RMB998 (a bottle of Alfred Gratien rosé champagne), Lobby Lounge, NUO Hotel.
Enjoy summer afternoon tea at Dining Room, Park Hyatt Beijing. Crafted by executive chef Martin Aw Yong, diners can indulge in beluga caviar, bird nest champagne jelly, free range eggs, seaweed éclair and more. For a sweet selection, black truffle brandy chocolate cake is the chef’s specialty.
Available daily 2.30-5.30pm, Dining Room, Park Hyatt Beijing.
Enjoy a range of authentic Korean dishes, including succulent BBQ. Traditional cold noodles, the best cuts of pork and beef, seafood, kimchi and more are all on the menu. Watch as your meal is grilled right in front of you.
Wash it all down with Korean Cass beer, Korean rice wine and more.
‘Le brunch des fruits de mer,’ or seafood brunch, is now available at Rive Gauche, one of Beijing’s premier Parisian restaurants.
Chef Basil Yu presents the newly designed Seafood Raw Bar with bespoke salads, hand-cut Iberian ham, artisan cheeses, spectacular desserts and of course, fresh seafood. Indulge in unlimited tiger prawns, Chilean snow crab, French whelk, New Zealand mussels, abalone, scallops and the house-made salmon gravlax.
Available on weekends, 11am-2.30pm, RMB498 per person, RMB248 per child aged 6-12 years old; RMB888 per person (includes 2-hour free-flow of champagne and specially crafted cocktails, Rive Gauche, The PuXuan Hotel and Spa.
Head to Cepe at the Ritz-Carlton Beijing, Financial Street where Italian chef Diego Ottaviani has crafted a new degustation menu. Indulge in scampi tatar, Dungeness crab salad, handmade cavatelli pasta, blackmore M9 wagyu beef tenderloin and more.
Six-course menu RMB1,488 per person (add RMB799 for wine pairing), Cepe, The Ritz-Carlton Beijing, Financial Street.
Head to Nishimura for authentic Japanese cuisine crafted by head chef Brian Wong. Signature delicacies include roasted cod fish, eel sushi, salmon cheese roll, low-temperature slow-cooked pork cartilage and more.
Restaurant facilities include a sushi bar and teppanyaki table with a live cooking station and an extensive sake collection. Nishimura also offers private rooms and Japanese tatami rooms for private parties.
Nishimura Japanese Restaurant, Shangri-La, Beijing.
Zijin Mansion serves up delectable, seasonal and freshly-sourced delicacies from China’s southwestern Yunnan province. The autumn fungus menu features 10 delicacies crafted by Head Chef James Wang using a selection of rich umami funguses such as matsutake, termite mushrooms, porcini mushrooms and more.
Available until September 20, Zijin Mansion, Waldorf Astoria Beijing.
[Cover image via Migas Mercado]