posted: Jul. 25, 2008
For the past two days I've been spending time on the eastern side of the city near the Worker's Stadium. I've been sampling the restaurants near several major Olympic venues and trying to get tickets for men's olympic soccer. Let's just say that the culinary ...more »
posted: Jul. 23, 2008
Last night’s dinner was a real treat. After lunch, I took a cab across the north side of Beijing to meet an old colleague for dinner, stopping to take a gander at the Olympic park on my way over.
Then it was on to Lidu for a relaxing afternoon ...more »
posted: Jul. 23, 2008
It’s located on the 6th floor of the brand new U-Center and can only be accessed directly by the elevator on the north side of the building (the side ...more »
posted: Jul. 22, 2008
After a soul-crushing morning of data entry, one of my current roommates was feeling adventuresome and decided to go try the Xinjiang Government’s official restaurant in Beijing. I, of course, could not refuse to tag along. I was starving as I had only had Nestle™ “shark food” crispy chocolate ...more »
posted: Jul. 21, 2008
Yesterday was quite the culinary experience, brunch at the Westin Hotel restaurant Senses with friends. More great food than you could shake a stick at.
This was followed a few short hours later by a superb Peking duck meal at one of Beijing’s premier duck restaurants, Da Dong.
Da ...more »
posted: Jul. 20, 2008
As mentioned before, I’m beginning to incorporate geospatial queries into chinabites. Geospatial query results help users answer questions like “What are the 5 closest restaurants to me?” or “What are some other restaurants near this one?”
Currently the only geospatial query available in production hides under the map tab ...more »
posted: Jul. 19, 2008
I stepped out of the apartment for a late lunch this afternoon wanting to try something new but not really wanting to spend a lot of time and money on a cab across town. I also felt compelled to get some Chinese food, as I will be sorely deprived of ...more »
posted: Jul. 10, 2008
[edit: links have been deleted after site re-design]
I’ve been playing with some simple geospatial queries of the chinabites data for the past couple of days. Specifically I’ve made two views on the development server. The first allows users to see the establishments closest to them (based on ...more »
for the iPhone and iPod Touch