Come to As You Like for a slice of Old Kunming charm in an 80 year old family house.
A few minutes walk from Wenhua Xiang and Yunnan Da Xue, Jia Jia and the girls serve up delicious vegetarian food in one of the most relaxing locations in the area.
Pizzas, salads, and home baked treats. liqueur chocolates, unsweetened yoghurt, and the only fresh muesli in town.
Wonderful, quaint little bakery/pizzeria in Tianjundian Alley, just off of Wenlin Jie! (The alley starts around 红豆园 and cuts through to Yunnan University's West Gate.) With pure, simple, and delicious cooking, As You Like really embodies the motto "don't change what isn't broken." In fact, one of my Italian friends commented that the pizzas there remind him of his mother's homemade pizzas. I, too, can attest that they are exceedingly delicious, with some very high quality ingredients (blue cheese/walnut pizza is to-die-for). They have some a small garden growing upstairs, which they use for seasoning — you can see them pluck the rosemary leaves right out the window!
Their juices and teas are fantastic. Of note is that their juices are pure fruit — they don't include sugar or other additives, making them not only light and refreshing, but healthy, too. They make a mean lemon cake, and have a killer walnut apple bread, as well.
In terms of decor, it is a bit small, but it nonetheless comes off very cozy, with tasteful decor, ambient lighting, many windows, and inviting music. It's very easy to pass an hour or two engrossed in a book up there, sipping a coffee, listening to the birds outside in the alleyway.
completly the same experiance... i went there many times I think was a good customer. well staff never friendly i didn t care. Than I went ther once with my chinese girlfriend she doesn t like pizza took some tofu from the street. had a few pieces left when we arrived. Before we got a hello waitress yelled at my girlfriend she has to go away with her tofu or pay a fee... Ok we left I never go there again...
I like the location, the quaint feeling, but not impressed with the pizza. it was soggy wet in the middle and couldn't even be picked up by hand. nice homemade yogurt, but I came for the pizza recommendation, maybe give it another try someday, but not going out of my way.
Great pizzas in an interesting, quaint old building. The pizzas really have a fresh, hand-made feel to them. Drinks and salads really nice too!
I have been there after a while and I am actually disappointed by the waitresses' attitude.
When we arrived we were carrying a bag with a few packs of biscuits we just bought.
Before any greeting (not even a nihao or a smile) the waitress warned us that if we dared to eat those biscuits there, we had to pay an extra 100 yuan (!!).
I kindly asked if they had bread and got a very cold "mei you" (without even looking at us) as an answer, without explaining whether the bread was temporary unavailable (sold out) or something else (like they don't bake it anymore).
Then, when we were ready to order, she got pissed off and left us because she had to wait more than thirty seconds while we were checking the menu.
At that point we just left, and I doubt I will ever return there.
And that is a pity since I remember the food was simple but good and the place is cozy.
Sometimes you go to a restaurant and you get the feeling that, choosing to have your dinner there, you are actually bothering the staff.
This was the case!