My two friends were over from England, so it was a cultural imperative that I show them not just the regulation sights such as the Forbidden City and Great Wall, but also the bright lights of Beijing by night. The obvious area to do this was, of course, Sanliturn. Despite the demolition of the famed bar street in 2005, the area still remains home to much of the Chinese capital’s best nightlife. So, just four or five hours after they had touched down on Asian soil we found ourselves reclining on expansive couches on Kai’s second floor.
Nestled between the more vaunted locales of Poachers Inn and the Hidden Tree, Kai may not be the biggest, brightest, or most hyped of venues in Beijing, but it is we...Read More