One Night in Beijing

Hong Huang, publisher, I-Look fashion magazine
A good night inevitably starts with dinner at Ding Ding Xiang, a hotpot chain that gets more popular by the day. The freshly sliced lamb is a must and the price is surprisingly cheap considering the restaurant's reputation. The Dongzhimen branch of the restaurant is perpetually packed, so you'll have better luck finding a table at the newly opened branch in Shin Kong Place, tel: (86-10) 6530 5997. If you're into the cultural scene, check out what's onstage at Beijing People's Art Theatre, tel: (86-10) 6525 0996. The theater includes...

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