The Beijinger’s 10th Annual Reader Restaurant Awards: Basically Unnoteworthy, But Thanks For The Free Beer!

The Beijinger 10th Annual Reader Restaurant Awards
One thing I learned about getting invited to a the Beijinger awards ceremony is you first have to leave Beijing. During my four-year tenure here, I never received an invite. Just three months after I made the move to Hangzhou, I was chosen to be an official nominator. Sure, why not. Months later, as an... Read more »

What To Wear To Our Bar And Club Awards: Men’s Edition

Hulk Hogan
As announced yesterday, the BJC Bar and Club Awards party will be this Saturday at 11 pm at Sanlitun Kro’s Nest. Say you're there for Beijing Cream and all drinks will be buy two, get one free. The theme will be HUNGER GAMES. Today, we've invited the sartorially keen Kevin Reitz to explain what to wear. I don't think he got the memo about the theme being HUNGER GAMES, but that's okay. Trust this man.

BJC Bar And Club Awards: A Closer Look At The “Alcoholism” Category, Part 1

Bar and Club Awards: Alcoholism
Two days ago we introduced the 1st annual Beijing Cream Bar and Club Awards (image credit Katie), with 22 questions divided into five categories. Yesterday, Piper Fisco and E examined the first two of those categories, Dross and Repugnance. We’ve invited two other guest columnists to delve into the third category: Alcoholism. By Kevin Reitz Most Reliable Place to... Read more »

Restaurant Review: Do You Like Fish Roe? Cause We Know A Place

Review of Kuki's sushi
Kevin Reitz recently visited Kuki, a Japanese restaurant near Shuangjing Bridge on East Third Ring Road. He did not have a good experience. By Kevin Reitz Ordered two California rolls, the simplest sushi ever. Impossible to fuck up, one would think. It came out just fucking packed with fish roe. Big, rupturing fish eggs smothering... Read more »