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  • RegisteredMarch 6, 2011
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Forums > Food & Drink > The End of Salvador's Wireless

I was at a Chinese style western restaurant on Lin Yu Lu on Monday (The Greenery?) and they offered wireless service. You did need a password to connect.
Is the issue the password or are restrictions being placed on non-Chinese owned businesses?

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Forums > Living in Kunming > Electronics computer market?

You can also buy both USB and VGA/SVGA cables at Wal-Mart. Higher price but perhaps more conveniently located.

I'm getting better picture (and sound) using HDMI connecting the computer to the TV but of course they don't all have that option.

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Forums > Living in Kunming > Visa run to honkers

If you have to go somewhere for a few days take safety into account. My niece lives in Chiang Mai (single female) and feels totally safe there. Prior to this she spent three years in Phnom Penh. She says you would not dare go out after 9:00 p.m. which is still pretty early. Not safe.

I was quite pleased with the level of service we received at the consulate in Chiang Mai.

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Had my first ever visit to Slice of Heaven last night for a group party. Barbara recognized me as a newcomer and immediately came to welcome me and introduce herself.

While speaking with her at the counter, a server walked past with a pizza for one table. The aroma immediately caught my attention. It was awesome.

Our group shared 4 different pizzas. All were amazing. I think the sauce really makes the difference since it was very flavourful. I also put back to cups of cappuccino. I guess they must have fixed problems noted in other reviews because I found it to be quite good.

If I lived closer I would be a regular here.

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After 14 months in Kunming I've finally found a restaurant that knows how to cook a steak! The last time I had a decent steak was a year ago in Chang Sha.

We found My Favor because of the ad here on Go Kunming. I was not disappointed. The restaurant if very much "upscale", sharing the 6th floor of the Brilliant Plaza with other restaurants that it's Chinese, Japanese and Korean equals, so we've found a great place to go for special occasions.

Being non-smokers we really appreciated the separate no smoking room. The decor is quite elegant and the entire place is spotlessly clean (even polished where it should be).

We were given separate menus for food, beverages and deserts. There was enough selection to satisfy anybody but not so overwhelming that you couldn't decide what to have. The price range was also varied, ranging from modest to a lot.

I chose my always favorite beef tenderloin. Although the menu didn't state it, the dish was served with a choice of the five soups that were offered. My wife stuck with the pasta (she's a noodle nut).

The only downside came in the timing. Our soups arrived together, but my wife had finished her main course before mine arrived.

The serving staff did not hover over us but were quickly available when we wanted something, however, we were the only customers so I can't comment on what service might be like at busy times.

Overall I was very satisfied and might make this a place for a once a month treat.