Archives for: March 29th, 2019

My Hot Spots of Beijing

Written by The Beijing Center on March 29, 2019

March 29, 2019 By Michelle C., University of San Francisco, TBC Spring 2019 Student Here’s a handful of places that I suggest you must try if you are here in Beijing! I hope you enjoy them just as much as I do. Beijing Da Dong, 1416 Roast Duck, Made in China – Peking duck This…

Recommended, close & delicious

Written by The Beijing Center on October 30, 2017

          Restaurant: Let’s go to Chengdu Location: Outside East Gate Cost: $  The menu includes: No English and no photos Order: Everything here is delicious and SPICY! We ordered hotpot, noodles, duck blood, and pig brain Recommended            Restaurant: Xinjiang Restaurant  Location: Nearby the Traditional Chinese Medicine University  Cost: $$$  The…

Favorite Foods with Father Gene: Ibero-Latino Night

Written by The Beijing Center on September 25, 2017

On Friday, resident Jesuit Father Gene invited nine students to his apartment to cook and eat delicious Ibero-Latino food. It was a very fun night in which we shared laughs, spices, recipes, and stories about our first month in China. To get the ingredients for the dishes, we went to South Market right next to…

HOW TO STAY HEALTHY WHILE STUDYING ABROAD

Written by The Beijing Center on November 19, 2015

The dreadful “Freshman 15” is back in a new form. Studying abroad is an amazing opportunity for you to immerse yourself in different cultures and gain a whole new perspective. A lot of fun and socializing will be involved which, of course, revolves around food. This means you get to try a variety of exotic…

MAMA CHEESE

Written by The Beijing Center on November 11, 2015

You know that craving for a warm piece of pizza; but you look at your wallet and it says nope, cannot afford western food tonight. Well, I got the solution for you. In the alley to the left side of east gate, there is a restaurant called Cheesy Cheese. However, since there is a lovely…

GRANDMAS

Written by The Beijing Center on November 10, 2015

I will never remember the real name of this place, but I know I’m in the right place when I see this cute old lady smile at me. Once you go inside, the first thing you will notice is that even though the place is probably smaller than our dorm room it somehow always fits…

SURVIVING AT THE CANTEEN

Written by The Beijing Center on October 27, 2015

The first day I couldn’t understand anything, there was no order, lots of people passing by and food I could not identify. I took all the courage I had and approached the vendor pointed at something that looked edible and hoped it would not give me a stomachache. It was scary but my first day…

THE KING OF ALL SWEET TREATS

Written by The Beijing Center on October 20, 2015

China is well known for its diversity of food dishes. This diversity leads to many local dishes based off of provinces in China, which may taste exotic to many foreigners. My all-time favorite Chinese dessert/snack is the famous 蛋挞 dàntà. What is a dàntà exactly? Dàntà is basically an egg tart; it is a tiny…

GREEN BEANS

Written by The Beijing Center on July 20, 2015

In my opinion, one of the best parts about living at the University of International Business and Economics, TBC’s host university, is the street right outside of campus’s East Gate. Every night from about 6-10pm, the street is always bustling with street vendors and a myriad of delicious restaurants. If you are looking for a…

Bu La

Written by The Beijing Center on September 12, 2013

By Laura Rojas-Aponte Hoy me parece que el comienzo de la rutina inicia con el simple acto de almorzar. El primer llamado del estómago fue a las 11:30 de la mañana en mi cuarto, a unos cinco minutos del edificio de cafeterías. A las 12:30, una hora después, logré pedir un bowl vegetariano con poquito…