There’s lots going on in Shunyi this Easter weekend. Egg painting and delicious cuisine is the order of the day at Green T. House. A treasure hunt and hot cross buns can be found at Citee Golf. Over at Pinotage, the Farm to Neighbors farmers market makes its debut in Shunyi. For the perfect Easter dinner, Culinary Capers will gladly do the catering for you.
The popular Gulou neighborhood Farm to Neighbors (F2N) farmers market has gained support and popularity over the past year. Voted “Best Food Entrepreneur”, in the Beijinger’s 2015 Reader Restaurant Awards, F2N is now coming to Shunyi. Every Saturday you can look forward to a wide range of healthy, fresh, and organic products. Organic vegetables and fruits, Tibetan yogurt, grass-fed beef, free-range pork, chicken, and eggs, handmade tofu, French artisanal cheese, baguette and sourdough breads, organic pasta and sauces, fresh fruit preserves, organic cold-pressed juices, traditional rice wine, natural skincare, and even healthy homemade dog food.
Pinotage (west of Beidong flower market) will play host to their debut Shunyi market, on Saturday April 4 from 11am to 4pm. Pinotage will be preparing South African street foods, doing wine tastings, and offering dining discounts. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Easter Sunday Family Fun
This Easter Green T. House is all about eggs – chocolate eggs, painting eggs, and fresh egg cuisine. For all dining guests and families on Easter Sunday, there will be a chocolate egg hunt in the beautiful gardens of Green T. There will be fresh farm eggs, from their very own chickens, for you to paint and decorate, and to dine on. Enjoy their new Spring T. Cuisine menu, which includes homemade egg noodles, salted eggs with caviar, smoked trout salad, poached sea bass, and spiced chicken. For reservations (6434 2519, 136 0113 7232, email@example.com)
Signature Easter Dinner
Culinary Capers can help ease the stress of cooking for family and friends this Easter. Their signature Easter dinner includes smoked salmon, deviled eggs, and fresh broccoli salad. For the main event choose from oven roasted glazed bone-in ham, served with apple sauce or rosemary garlic lamb chops, served with pimento and mint. Sides include scalloped potatoes, glazed carrots, and spring peas. For dessert indulge in their homemade carrot and pineapple cake with frosted cream cheese icing and finish with traditional hot cross buns. The Easter dinner serves six for RMB 1,200. If you are looking for just a ham, their chefs will prepare a bone-in oven ready ham for you to roast at home. RMB 850 includes apple sauce and gravy. The latest delivery/pickup time is 5pm on Monday, April 6. To order contact (6431 7199 / 6432 3899, firstname.lastname@example.org)
Easter Treasure Hunt
Citee Golf Performance Centre embraces a fun family environment and what better way to celebrate Easter than with a treasure hunt. On Sunday April 5 at 1pm, your whole family is welcome to participate in their treasure hunt. Adults and kids alike can hunt for golf lessons, Nike shirts, pro shop vouchers, café vouchers, and of course chocolate Easter eggs. Why not make a day of it and dine in at their Kiwi Café & Cellar, with a delicious menu and there’s even hot cross buns to enjoy.
Hot on the tail of the Easter Bunny is The Masters Golf Tournament. One of four major championships in professional golf, The Masters is held each year during April, at Augusta National Golf Club. Citee Golf will be providing full coverage of this year’s championships, from April 5-12. With a special Masters Week menu, final day breakfast, pro shop specials, and a lucky draw competition, you won’t miss any of the action. For more details on both events, call 8430 8226 (ext. 0) Citee Golf Academy, 1 Xiang Jiang Bei Lu (opposite Bejing Riviera) www.citeegolf.com
beijingkids Shunyi Correspondent Sally Wilson moved to Beijing in 2010 from the UK with her husband and son. Her daughter was born here in 2011 and both her kids keep her happily busy. In her spare time, Sally loves to stroll through Beijing’s hutongs and parks. She is a (most of the time) keen runner and loves reading: books, magazines, news, and celeb websites – anything really. Sally is also a bit of a foodie and loves trying out new restaurants.