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( China Daily ) Updated: 2016-07-26 07:35:36


Tiki for charity

Tiki Bungalow comes to Pop-Up Beijing on Tuesday for Pop-Up's final movie of the month: Mogambo (1953). Expect some wild jungle punch, a raffle for a "jungle basket" full of goodies worth over 2,500 yuan. The whole event is a fund-raiser for WildAid China.

7 pm, Tuesday; Pop-Up Beijing, North Side, Ground Level, Building 22, Courtyard 4, Gongti Beilu (South Sanlitun); 010-6502-5725.

North-south wines

Fiume restaurant promises a cross-country journey through Italy's wine country in a special four-course dinner paired with five outstanding wines.

The price: 438 yuan per person, reservations required (limited seating available).

6 pm, Friday; 39 Maizidian West Street, Chaoyang district; 010-6501-9878.

Coming full circle

Award-winning Temple Restaurant Beijing will celebrate the evolution of its cuisine with a special dinner presented by its original chef, Zak El Hamdou, and its current chef, Franck Pelux. The six-course menu with wine pairing is 888 yuan per person plus service charge, and will be held in the restaurant group's event space, Copper. Reservations requested.

Aug 4; cocktails at 6:30 pm, dinner at 7 pm; No.13 Compound, Nafu Hutong, Beijing, Dongcheng district; 010-8400-2232.

Sushi plus

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Max Levy's seasonal set menu at Okra - a five-course steal at 318 yuan ($47.60) - once again shows the benefit of his long training with Tokyo's master sushi chefs. The salmon in rice paper is pretty as a painting, dressed in organic romaine lettuce from local Little Willow Farm. More nakedly presented offerings, like the seductively gleaming chef's selection of 6 nigiri sushi and the North Korean live uni (a 110 yuan add-on), are more elemental. Rounding out the set menu: Smoked Chilean wagyu brisket soup with crystal turnip and matsutake mushrooms, and sliced spring chicken leg with kimchi scrambled egg and sweet ginger. Sake pairing available for an additional 190 yuan per person.

6 pm-10 pm, Tuesday-Sunday; 1949 the Hidden City, Courtyard 4, Gongti Beilu, Beijing; 010-6593-5087;

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