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A Chef's Cozy 320-Square-Foot Beijing Hutong Home — House Tour

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Sep 07, 2017 01:05 AM
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by Jessica Rapp last modified Sep 06, 2017

Name: Starry Xiao Location: Guozijian — Beijing, China Size: 320 square feet Years lived in: 9 months, renting Starry Xiao's hutong home is nestled among the throngs of mom and pop stores selling incense for visitors to Beijing's famous Lama Temple. Within its blue walls, however, it radiates a completely different kind of aroma. A local chef, Starry is known to make use of every corner of his tiny kitchen to whip up elaborate brunches for his girlfriend. Meals are punctuated by the many fragrances from his extensive candle collection, such as books in a library and oak moss. All of this adds another layer of depth to a snug loft, which makes up for the lack of floor space. READ MORE »





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