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Life at 134 Jiaodaokou Nan Da Jie (交道口南大街134号)

It’s been an embarrassingly long time since I updated this website! Now that I’ve managed to update WordPress and get the comments working again, it’s time to update qB itself. My friend V and I did a hutong photo shoot. These photos were taken at our last stop, a row of street food vendors.

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the beekeeper of 定福庄

About 100 meters from the west gate at my university is a man selling honey.  This doesn’t seem particularly remarkable, but in fact, he is a beekeeper, raising the bees in his own backyard apiary nearby. There are different varieties of honey, depending on the flowers that the bees fed on, and he had date [...]

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street food beijing: jianbing 煎饼

(This is going to be the first in what will hopefully be a series on street food in Beijing.) I love street food: it’s one of the best ways to get right to the heart of a culture’s cuisine. Beijing offers many fascinating opportunities to experience street food. It might be a city bursting with [...]

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