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New Jersey resort is a dry island, and proud of it

Pizza joints and popcorn stands jostle for attention all along the boardwalk in Ocean City, New Jersey - but good luck finding a drink. A full century after the Prohibition era began in the US, being dry has become a trademark for the beachside resort.
Source: AFP | 2020/1/16 15:43:40

Brazil's sparkling wine producers carve a growing niche

Four workers in a wine cave quickly rotate hundreds of stored bottles a quarter-turn to help with fermentation.
Source: AFP | 2019/12/23 17:13:40

Scenic sites, local cuisine and rich history: China's capital has it all

Winter in Beijing may be unfavorably cold to some, but that isn't a reason to leave the city. Otherwise, you'd be missing out on unique Forbidden City experiences. The following dining spots allow guests to enjoy local cuisine, accompanied by beautiful winter scenery.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/16 19:13:41

Winter scenery, local cuisine and rich history, take it all in at Beijing

Winter in Beijing may be unwaveringly cold to some, but that isn't a reason to leave the city. The following dining spots allow guests to enjoy local cuisine, accompanied by winter scenery. Otherwise, you'd be missing out on unique Forbidden City experiences.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2019/12/16 2:15:01

Cut down on meat? Top French butcher says less is more

Romain Leboeuf knows red meat is in the crosshairs of both health experts and environmentalists, and that's why the Paris butcher thinks this is a prime time to encourage people to make the most of it.
Source: AFP | 2019/12/5 18:23:40

Japanese yakitori chicken gets thumbs-up to head to space

Japanese chicken yakitori kebabs, one of the country's most-loved fast foods, will soon be making an appearance in orbit after Japan's space agency cleared them for astronaut meals.
Source: AFP | 2019/11/27 18:18:40

New book introduces history of chili peppers in China

As temperatures dip into the sub-zeros and the cold winds grow stronger, Beijing begins to enter winter. For a lot of locals during this time of the year, there is nothing better than sitting down for some Sichuan hot pot with friends or family to let the blazingly hot spices warm up their bodies.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/27 18:14:56

Five years after sanctions, Russian cheeses getting top marks

Elvira Kovtun made her first cheese in a pot in her kitchen four years ago.
Source: AFP | 2019/11/27 18:08:40

Israel to mark healthy food with green stickers starting January

Healthy food sold in Israel will be marked with green stickers starting from January 2020, Israeli Ministry of Health announced on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/27 10:18:40

Japan's humble rice drink in demand

The sommelier lingers over her glass, taking in the bouquet while clutching a spoon of caviar and cucumber jelly. The union of food and beverage is "magical", she declares.
Source: AFP | 2019/11/27 10:13:40

Relishing the flavor of South China's Teochew cuisine

Early Chinese immigrants from Canton (South China's Guangdong Province) spread their history, culture and also food for the world to explore. Various recipes of dim sums, chow mein, lo mein, and char siu, are some examples of the popular Cantonese food.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/21 15:58:42

Thai cuisine restaurants get two Michelin stars for first time at home

Two restaurants in Bangkok have each earned a pair of coveted Michelin stars, the first time the leading guide has awarded the accolade to local establishments offering Thai cuisine.
Source: AFP | 2019/11/13 17:38:41

Tastes of Belt and Road converge in Beijing's Sanyuanli Market

Although the weather is getting colder in Beijing, Sanyuanli Market is seething with vitality and bustling with crowds of people dedicated to the pursuit of taste.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/6 16:43:40

All-organic farming could increase UK emissions: study

An all-out shift to organic farming in England and Wales could lead to a net increase in Britain's greenhouse gas emissions as a drop in yields would lead to higher food imports, scientists estimated Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2019/10/24 13:38:40

Nov shopping spree to boost consumption

In a busy factory in the city of Shaoguan, South China's Guangdong Province, very few workers are doing a routine checkup of the facilities, which can produce nearly 20 million packs of instant noodles every month.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/10/24 13:18:40

Increasing number of overseas Chinese restaurants using pinyin for dish names

Dishes such as spring rolls and sweet and sour chicken may be familiar to many lovers of Chinese food in English-speaking countries, but what about dishes such as chun bing or knife noodles?
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/17 18:18:40

Rendezvous with Beijing's romantic eateries

In a fast-paced city like Beijing, when it comes to relinquishing to a restful evening of romantic dining, most couples would prefer restaurants with reposeful auras, the more imaginative, the better it is. Among a plethora of restaurants, the following two have managed to gain high popularity online.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/16 15:03:40

France-China Culture Forum launched in Nice, France

The Fourth France-China Culture Forum kicked off on Monday in Nice, France. More than 300 guests from both France and China gathered together to discuss the two countries' cooperation in fields such as tourism, culture, film and education.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/10 18:01:12