Local Expert Tips for Beijing Nightlife:
Cashbox Party World: "Studios are hired hourly but there are usually many multi-hour promotions to cut down cost. The most expensive hours are normally between 7pm-10pm and the cheapest rates take place between midnight and dawn."
Mao Livehouse: "Look out for the logo of the livehouse. It's the hairline of a certain Chinese leader of the same name."
Mao Mao Chong: "Try Mao Mao Chong's hearty pies. They are regarded some of the best in Beijing."