Decadence under the Red Flag: the rich and powerful sipping on tea and cocktails under red flags at a posh hotel in Beijing. Kind of contradictory, huh?
Kir Royale before flight: I guess I am not a member of the proletariat anymore.
Here is for you P: egg custard and sourmilk in mall underneath the posh hotel. In China, guess Asia in general, hotels are usually part of a humongous complex composed of shopping area, office area and dozens of restaurants. This one is no exception. I practically never left the hotel complex during my stay.