It's still swelteringly hot here in the Jing. But, don't let that stop you from getting out there and enjoying everything that's new on the capital's culinary scene.
At China World Summit Wing's Secret Garden (located on the sixth floor), you can enjoy the Japanese Beer Fest! Aside from beer, there's Japanese food, a sushi show, J-pop and more. But, be quick! The event is only on this weekend (Friday, August 19-Saturday, August 20). The timing of the event is fitting, given that Nadaman Japanese restaurant has just had a makeover; be sure to check it out sometime!
Elsewhere, the soft opening of Jing-A's new branch is currently taking place, as of press time. The new location at Hopson One mall has all of your favorite Jing-A beers, as well as food, bar snacks and more. The official opening is slated for Saturday, August 27.
There's good news for Tapas lovers. InterContinental Beijing Sanlitun has opened up their new Tapas Lounge with a whole load of weekly deals, including ladies' night every Thursday!
We hope you can bear the Beijing heat just that little bit longer, and head out to enjoy everything F&B-related in the capital.
It won't be long before the refreshingly cool autumn months roll around.
A fusion of Chinese and Western cooking, San restaurant at Artyzen has a new selection of unique and mouthwatering dishes.
Start off with Buffalo mozarella and tuna salad.
For appetizers, you'll be spoiled for choice with spicy abalone, smoked pomfret with jasmine and more.
Next, come the mains. Indulge in crispy roast chicken, eel in clay pot (with garlic, shallots, and ginger), crispy duck with spring pancake, char-grilled Angus Australian M5 rib-eye steak, as well as a varied selection of soups, rice, noodles and desserts.
The menu at Beersmith has had a makeover!
Indulge in some perfect summer dishes, including vegetable and fruit crudités with tahini sauce for dipping; Californian flatbread topped with tender grilled chicken, thousand island dressing and avocado; and spicy and savoury Thai beef salad, finished with crisp prawn crackers.
For BBQ lovers, don't miss out on extra-large grilled tiger prawns with chef’s secret-recipe chilli-ginger salsa; and 300g prime Australian rib eye steak roasted with rosemary, thyme and garlic (choose from piquant Jack Daniels green peppercorn gravy, earthy truffle mushroom sauce or classic herbed steak butter).
There's also something for burger lovers. Fragrant chicken satay burger, bacon BBQ burger and no-meat burger with juicy OmniPork patty are all must-try.
Last but not least, be sure to enjoy a whole range of snacks with your beer. Snack on freshly-fried fish and chips, German curry wurst, the snack platter (includes European cold cuts and cheeses, pickles, bread sticks and more) or angus sirloin steak with Mexican roast corn salad.
We all need to escape the sweltering Beijing summer heat at some point, right?
Domain at EAST Beijing is part café and part working space. And, with a cold coffee, it’s the perfect place to cool off in the summer heat.
As well as an ice brewed coffee, your set also includes a coconut latte mousse – sweet coconut water sits on a chocolate crisp covered with a chocolate mousse. The dish has been specially designed by Domain’s in-house pastry chef.
Coconut Coffee Delight, served 7am-8pm daily, RMB88* per set, call +86 10 8414 9830, Domain, EAST Beijing.
The new Tapas Lounge at InterContinental Beijing Sanlitun is here!
Indulge in a variety of succulent Spanish tapas dishes, including an antipasto platter, shaved pecorino cheese, fresh pan-seared sea bass, mussels in white wine and vanilla cream Catalana dessert.
Cheese and cold cuts platter, as well as antipasto platter are available for afternoon tastings. You can also enjoy free-flow of white wine sangria for two hours.
Ladies can enjoy señorita night every Thursday, with a shrimp cocktail and a spicy Spanish tomato dip, flavorful crispy friedcalamari, Aperol spritz, as well as free-flow of drinks and sangria for two hours.
Meanwhile, on Wednesdays, don’t miss out on caballeros night. The garlic-chili shrimps, tasty Spanish beef meatballs, chorizo and beans, as well as white wine sangria will tickle your taste buds.
And, last but not least, make sure to enjoy happy hour with wine, cocktails, bubbles and beers.
Menú Del Día, Monday-Friday, midday-2.30pm, 3-course set menu including drinks, RMB188 per set, call 18611029628 for reservations.
Señorita Night, Thursday 7-11pm; tapas, free-flow drinks and sangria for two hours, RMB388 for ladies.
Caballeros night, Wednesday, 7-11pm; tapas, free-flow drinks and sangria for two hours, RMB388 for two men.
El aperitivo, available daily, 4-8pm; antipasto platter, a bottle of Spanish white or red wine OR bubbles, free-flow white wine sangria for two hours.
Happy hour, buy-one-get-one-free on wines, bubbles, beers, cocktails and mixed drinks; available daily, 3pm onwards.
Tapas Lounge, InterContinental Beijing Sanlitun.
The newest Jing-A location has opened in Hopson One!
The location features both indoor and outdoor patio seating. With 32 taps and a bottle fridge, you’re spoiled for choice with the Jing-A varieties of IPAs, lagers, stouts and more.
There’s also the usual great selection of food and snacks.
During the soft-opening period from August 17-26, Jing-A Taproom Hopson One is offering discounts to Jing-Army members. Newly registered Army members will get a free beer coupon, while all members will automatically receive a 12% discount at the new Taproom.
Happy hour prices on beer and cocktails are available for everyone throughout the day.
Saturday, August 27 is the official grand opening. Be there to enjoy a bonus day of happy hour prices and lucky draws throughout the day!
Jing-A Taproom Hopson One, Hopson One mall (B1-74-75, nearby Hopson One mall east gate), 22 Xi Dawang Lu, Chaoyang district, Beijing.
China World Summit Wing, Nadaman
This top CBD Japanese eatery has had a makeover!
Enjoy all your favorite dishes in outstanding surroundings. With hamayaki, tempura, teppanyaki and a sushi bar, you'll be spoiled for choice.
Find Nadaman on the fourth floor of China World Summit Wing.
And, this weekend (Friday, August 19-Saturday, August 20), you can unwind at the Japenese Beer Fest! As well as great beer, you can enjoy Japanese food, J-pop, sushi show and more; head to the Secret Garden on the sixth floor of China World Summit Wing.
Nadaman, open daily for lunch and dinner, China World Summit Wing.
Japanese Beer Fest, 5.30-10pm, Friday, August 19-Saturday, August 20, RMB298 per person, Secret Garden (on the sixth floor), China World Summit Wing.
Your favorite Mexican restaurant has added some sumptuous new items to its menu!
As an appetizer, indulge in BBQ pork ribs glazed with special chipotle sauce.
Don’t miss out on the avocado and chicken salad (a perfect healthy dish to enjoy during summer) and the succulent new char-grilled beef fillet steak with jalapeño butter (served with chimichurri, roasted vegetables and chipotle corn).
You can also enjoy a taco combination for just RMB78, The Q MEX Burrito (choose from steak, chicken or black bean), the Mexican Supreme pizza and a sweet tres leches pudding for dessert (creamy pudding served with three kinds of milk and topped with vanilla ice cream, salted caramel, chocolate sauce, almond flakes and crushed coconut flakes).
The Ritz-Carlton Beijing
Enjoy afternoon tea in newly-refurbished The Lounge at The Ritz-Carlton Beijing.
In collaboration with De Beers Jewellers, The Ritz-Carlton Beijing brings you Journey of a Butterfly Afternoon Tea.
The Afternoon Tea is inspired by De Beers Jewellers’ Butterfly Collection. Guests will see that the afternoon tea tray is designed in the shape of a one-of-a-kind butterfly.
Indulge in 18 desserts and savories crafted by master chefs, including signature scones.
Journey of a Butterfly Afternoon Tea, available 1.30-5.30pm daily until August 31, 2022, RMB698 for two persons, includes two glasses of sparkling wine OR two cups of coffee or tea, call 010 5908 8180 for reservations, The Lounge, The Ritz-Carlton Beijing.
Enjoy elegant high tea at Sheraton Grand Beijing Dongcheng Hotel.
Created in collaboration with Ksana Cha Cultural Heritage Master Series, “The Heart of Beijing Afternoon Tea” blends Chinese tea with the British social ritual of high tea.
Enjoy refreshing tea along with pastries crafted by chef Simon and his team. As well as delicious treats, guests can also enjoy the stunning view of Beijing from the Executive Lounge on the 25th floor.
“The Heart of Beijing Afternoon Tea,” available July 1-October 31, RMB588 per set for two people, call +86 10 57988996 for information or reservation, Sheraton Grand Beijing Dongcheng Hotel.
[Cover image via Jing-A]