Chinese learn to live with reform
For those who value fine dining, the Yuebin Restaurant, tucked away in a Beijing back alley, might not be their first choice.
With its whitewashed walls and plain furniture, it is not much to look at. The food, too, is simple Beijing home-style cooking.
But the restaurant is more important than it looks. Thirty years ago, China embarked on a reform programme that has transformed the country, and continues to do so today.
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