I'm spending the next 2 months in Beijing. Where are places that are slightly off the beaten path? Any favorite eateries, bars, clubs? Also, what are some places I could travel to when given a week of complete free time? [more inside]
A coworker brought us two boxes of sweet-ish treats from China. She doesn't know what they are either. [more inside]
TravelFilter: I have 36 hours in Beijing. What should I see (serious amateur photog) and where should I eat (dim-sum preferable.) Bonus: Good hotels with Internet access. Any help or suggestions appreciated!
Where can I get a copy of Jeffrey Steingarten's Beijing Restaurant Guide? [more inside]