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eileen eats
Beijing, China
Eileen Wen Mooney is a food critic writing about food in China and other Asian countries
Interests: Asian cooking and dining, with an emphasis on Chinese cuisine
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King’s Joy 2 Wudaoying Hutong Lama Temple Dongchen... Continue reading
Posted Aug 14, 2012 at Eileen Eats
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It’s been a while since I’ve posted any restaurant reviews. I’ve visited a number of good restaurants in recent weeks that I’m excited to share with everyone. Keep an eye on this space in the coming days. If you ever have a craving for sambal (chili paste) that tastes like... Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2012 at Eileen Eats
贡院蜀楼 贡院头条5号 Gong Yuan Shu Lou 5 Gongyuan Toutiao I... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2012 at Eileen Eats
A bunch of small eateries and cafes line the small... Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2012 at Eileen Eats
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Ocean Grounds Unit 327, 3rd floor, U-Town, 2 Sanfe... Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2012 at Eileen Eats
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I had local hotpot when we were in Zhongdian, the spiritual land of Tibetan Buddhism. Many places were still closed during the winter period, typically from November until March. So, we went to one of the hotpot restaurants right on the old town main street. Air-dried yak meat is the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2012 at Eileen Eats
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Three Course Tea Three Course Tea is a custom of t... Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2012 at Eileen Eats
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Bakery 88 52 Foreigner Street Center Dali Old Town... Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2012 at Eileen Eats
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Laoma Dian Sideng St., Shaxi Old Town, Jianchuan 6... Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2012 at Eileen Eats
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Wuliang Shan, Nanjian County Today we visited the ... Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2012 at Eileen Eats
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Mengjinglai Village, Daluo Township, Menghai Count... Continue reading
Posted Feb 3, 2012 at Eileen Eats
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Xiang Man Lou Hanlin Street Jianshui County (Oppos... Continue reading
Posted Feb 3, 2012 at Eileen Eats
Green Peace recently published a list of the safes... Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2012 at Eileen Eats
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The Yi People’s Land of Turnips I just returned fr... Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2012 at Eileen Eats
Zhang Mama’s Sichuan Flavor 5 Fensiting Hutong, An... Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2012 at Eileen Eats
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Temple Restaurant Beijing No.23 Shatan Beijie Off Wusi Dajie Dongcheng District, Beijing www.temple-restaurant.com See here for directions: map TRB - Temple Restaurant Beijing - is the latest of a small number of new restaurants that are bringing Beijing dining to another level. TRB is stands out because it serves excellent... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2012 at Eileen Eats
After a few months of vegetating due to my full-time work at The Beijing Center for Chinese Studies, feelings of ennui about the current state of Chinese cuisine, and frustrations with grid-locked Beijing traffic, my New Year’s resolution is to be much more active in 2012 blogging about the food... Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2012 at Eileen Eats
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Mr. Shi's Dumplings 74 Baochao Hutong,Gulou Dong D... Continue reading
Posted Sep 1, 2011 at Eileen Eats
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The August Moon Festival is just around the corner... Continue reading
Posted Sep 1, 2011 at Eileen Eats
I took my brother and his wife for a duck dinner a... Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2011 at Eileen Eats
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My problem with Na Jia Xiaoguan had a happy ending. Frantic to find a place for my group at the last minute, I happened to walk by The Moss , my favorite new Yunnan restaurant, which was a happy solution to my problem. I went through their menu and was... Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2011 at Eileen Eats
The day before yesterday, I went to Na Family Festaurant to pick out the dishes for my guests for the evening dinner, which was to be a sampling experience of Manchu/Imperial/Beijing cuisine. I was greeted at the entrance by a tall greeter dressed in a long red qipao who had... Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2011 at Eileen Eats
Following is an interview by the South China Morning Post with Wu Heng, a Chinese who set up his own web site to heighten public awareness about food security. In recent years, China has been hit by a flurry of startling food safety incidents. While the government has repeatedly promised... Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2011 at Eileen Eats
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I was quoted in the New York Times on provincial restaurants in the Chinese capital. You can read the article here. For a list and brief introduction to more than 30 provincial restaurants in Beijing, which are often the most authentic eateries, visit my web site: Eileen Eats Continue reading
Posted Jun 25, 2011 at Eileen Eats
A hidden gem in the Shuangjing area is Meeting Poi... Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2011 at Eileen Eats