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Guinness adds Irish twist to American craft brewing

The coronavirus has canceled most St Patrick's Day festivities, but as the luck of the Irish would have it, Americans can still drown their sorrows with a beer produced in the first US Guinness brewery to operate since the 1950s.
Source: AFP | 2020/3/19 16:33:40

New York food delivery during COVID-19

With New York restaurants closed because of the coronavirus pandemic, residents unused to eating at home are increasingly relying on the city's army of bicycle delivery people for their dinner.
Source: AFP | 2020/3/18 16:28:40

Chinese share tips on dealing with being on lockdown amid COVID-19

As countries like Italy and Spain go on nation-wide lockdowns to battle COVID-19, more people around the world are staying at home for quarantine, leading a life similar to what many Chinese began a month ago. Here are some tips that Chinese are sharing for dealing being stuck at home during the pandemic.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/16 22:43:40

Italian dares to make French bread great again

Adriano Farano is on a mission to teach the French how to make great bread again.
Source: AFP | 2020/3/15 15:43:40

Survey says consumption desire to be unleashed after epidemic ends

Chinese people are ready to spend generously after the control and preventive measures for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) are eased, according to a survey conducted by the consumers' council of east China's Jiangsu Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/3/12 17:18:41

Will oat become the king of plant-based milk?

Almond, soy, coconut, nonfat or whole? American stores offer a dizzying array of milk but a new option is experiencing unprecedented growth and fast becoming a vegan favorite - oat milk.
Source: AFP | 2020/3/12 17:18:40

Germany's ice wine harvest fails because of mild winter

An unusually mild winter has left Germany without an ice wine harvest for the first time, the country's wine institute said Sunday, fuelling fears that the sweet dessert wine will become a rarity in future.
Source: AFP | 2020/3/5 21:18:44

Palestinian woman makes special chocolate with local herbs

Reem Shihab, a Palestinian woman from the West Bank city of Ramallah, has been making a special kind of chocolate with natural Palestinian herbs such as sage, mint, anise, basil, thyme, and rosemary.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/3/5 21:18:43

Face masks become luxury gift on Valentine's Day in China amid coronavirus crisis

Face masks have become one of the most popular gifts in China ahead of Valentine's Day, which falls on Friday this year due to the novel coronavirus crisis, lifting it to the level of a luxury item.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/13 17:58:42

French nipping at Scottish heels in whisky market

They are known the world over for producing some of the best wines in the world: Now the French have set their sights on nipping into the international whisky market.
Source: AFP | 2020/2/13 15:08:40

Food-share apps seeking to help environment

Jack Convery pops into a London branch of Italian eatery Coco di Mama to grab a cut-price lunch ordered on his smartphone's food-sharing app Karma.
Source: AFP | 2020/2/10 17:08:40

Dumplings for reunions and good wishes

On the Chinese New Year's Eve, anonymous strangers sent dumplings to hospitals in Wuhan, Hubei Province, as medical staff couldn't be with their families as they were busy on the frontlines fighting against the novel coronavirus. In the face of adversity, enjoying the simple things of life such as a meal of hot and delicious dumplings can be a soulful moment.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/30 16:07:18

Blond ambition of Japan's history-making chef

Chef Kei Kobayashi is speaking his mind - something he says it took moving to France to learn.
Source: AFP | 2020/1/30 14:43:41

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: | 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