To mark the 90th anniversary of the Communist Party of China, I penned this red romp through the capital for CNN, with China's "Great Helmsman" as the focus. "Dare to think, dare to act," as the Mao slogan goes. Enjoy the tour.
This cover feature for The Beijinger uncovered 15 hidden gems in Beijing's restaurant scene by talking to the folks who know best - the city's contingent of Chinese food bloggers and culinary trend-setters.
The cover was created by a chef from the Imperial Mei Wei Zhen restaurant chain, trained in the art of decorative food carving.