Sunday, July 15, 2007

No more Frappuccino in Forbidden City

The controversial Starbucks in Beijing's Forbidden City was forced to shut down its espesso machines this weekend:

news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/asia-pacific/6898629.stm

Apparently the solemn ambience of the 587-year-old monument was being undermined by the presence of so many half-caf skinny lattes...

2 comments:

Naree said...

tai zao gao le!

but also hilarious!!

at least it's becoming more authentic to its true name... ;)

lookin fwd to hearing more from this new bloggy of yours my dear

hawaiibren said...

yippee! a fellow blogger! i am eager to hear more tales from the homeland. hope you're well in china, shannon.

aloha,
b