A Taste of Iran

[split] Unable to return, his family went to England, where a young Mohebati went to school and fostered dreams of travelling the world. Pursuing those ambitions, he spent 15 years in the US before moving to Beijing and opening one of the city’s most successful Middle Eastern restaurants – Rumi. With no background either as […]

Urban Connections

[split] More than just guided tours, these field trips are led by people from various fields such as photojournalism, civil engineering and architecture and are aimed at creating local awareness, opening up dialogue and stimulating creativity. Lea Ayoub, a Lebanese national based in Shanghai is one such guide. ‘[The tour] is like a walking think-tank […]