EAT: Your bite-sized information to the perfect eats available in Beijing this week.
Pizza Saporita Chaoyang Park to relocate, closed till Might 15
The Chaoyang Park department of Pizza Saporita, which took tenth place within the 2021 Pizza Cup, has quickly closed whereas they relocate to a brand new location close by. Count on the brand new retailer to reopen in Xinhui Backyard (reverse the south gate of Palm Springs Worldwide Residence) on Might 15. Within the meantime, you'll be able to nonetheless go to or order pies from Pizza Saporita's Dongzhimen location.
Panorama launches new dinner menu
Again in October 2021, we blogged that Panorama had prolonged its opening hours into the night, and so they have now launched a model new menu that ought to positively tempt you to go over there for dinner (or any time of the day actually). Followers of their signature crepes and galettes can be delighted to listen to that they're now obtainable after 5pm, however we're maybe extra enthusiastic about their new "cocotte" sequence. In French, cocotte refers to each a tight-lidded cooking pot (much like a Dutch oven) and to the hearty, slow-cooked dishes which can be cooked in stated pot. Select from dishes like 48-hour marinated beef Burgundy or cassoulet with duck leg confit — excellent for the chilly, gray climate we're having. We'll be heading over to strive them quickly.
Three new specials at Moka Bros
Whether or not you might be on a wholesome new yr consuming plan or attempting to chop down in your meat consumption in 2022, you'll be able to depend on Moka Bros to have choices that present that wholesome would not essentially should equal boring. Their three new month-to-month specials embody that idea to a tee, that includes high-quality proteins, tremendous grains, and loads of veg. Attempt a seafood pasta dish with tiger prawns, crab, and salmon roe in a garlicky tomato sauce, or go veggie with a tofu steak served with fruity curry sauce and tomato brown rice. We additionally love the sound of the Sichuan-style soba noodles with a nourishing spicy beef bone broth, positively an ideal combo for chilly days. The spicy curried tofu steak and the Sichuan mala soba noodle soup will solely be obtainable till Jan 19, so get right down to your nearest Moka Bros and take a look at them earlier than then.
Whereas January is commonly seen as a month for wholesome consuming, giving up booze, and different self-deprivation, to our minds, the chilly climate and lack of festive cheer nonetheless name for some consolation meals (life is all about stability, in any case). Fortunately, the parents at The Hutong appear to agree as a result of they've invited Chef Olivia, founding father of Beijing's prime soul meals idea, Tianmi Bakery, to carry an American soul meals cooking class on Jan 14. Olivia will train you the way to make 4 totally different soul meals classics: mac and cheese, fried rooster, buttermilk biscuits, and her signature inexperienced beans. The category is priced at RMB 350 per individual.
Begin your Chinese language New 12 months celebrations early at Black Sesame Kitchen with a 10-course menu that includes festive Chinese language dishes. You will additionally get pleasure from two wine pairings. Dinner is priced at RMB 350 per individual, with the choice to pay an additional RMB 100 so as to add a mini dumpling cooking class and welcome drink.
Photos courtesy of the eating places, Shardar Tarikul Islam (by way of Unsplash)