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Superstar pastry chef's 'food porn' has Instagram drooling

The young Frenchman, named the top patissier on the planet last month by "The World's 50 Best Restaurants" list, is an Instagram superstar.
Source: AFP | 2018/7/26 18:06:15

Prize-winning Los Angeles food critic Jonathan Gold dead at age 57

Jonathan Gold, the Los Angeles restaurant critic whose reviews of the city's neighborhood eateries became a window into its soul, died on Saturday aged 57, his newspaper reported.
Source: AFP | 2018/7/23 16:58:40

World Cup has changed perception of Russia: FIFA

The World Cup has helped change people's view of Russia, FIFA President Gianni Infantino told the gathered audience at an event held in Moscow's Bolshoi Theatre on July 13, standing alongside Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Source: Reuters | 2018/7/19 18:36:51

Southernmost Chinese restaurant in Argentina delights visitors

The Chinese restaurant, Bamboo, located in the southern Argentine city of Ushuaia, is the southernmost Chinese restaurant in the world.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/15 17:47:53

China chili fest in Hunan Province gets off to scorching start

An annual chili pepper festival kicked off on Monday in Central China's spice-loving Hunan Province with an eating contest in which the winner set a blistering pace by downing a gut-busting 50 peppers in just over a minute.
Source: AFP | 2018/7/12 17:49:29

From caviar to veal tongue, soccer fans get true taste of Russia

Many soccer fans knew little or nothing about Russian cuisine before the World Cup, but have tucked into local gastronomy with relish, trying everything from luxurious caviar to staples like veal tongue.
Source: Reuters | 2018/7/12 17:37:52

Qingdao to host annual international beer festival

The 28th Qingdao International Beer Festival will be held from July 20 to August 26 in East China's coastal city of Qingdao, organizers said on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/5 17:53:40

From vine to seabed, Spain's winemakers invest in underwater wineries

With the aid of a small crane, Borja Saracho lowers five cages loaded with 2,500 bottles of white wine from a fishing boat into the Cantabrian Sea.
Source: AFP | 2018/7/5 17:28:39

French discover new pleasure... adult comics about wine

It is no secret that the French love wine. But they are also the world's second biggest consumers of graphic novels after the Japanese.
Source: AFP | 2018/7/1 18:13:39

Italy's Osteria Francescana crowned world's best restaurant again

Italy's Osteria Francescana was crowned the world's best restaurant for the second time on Tuesday at an awards ceremony put on by the British trade magazine Restaurant, beating out the top eateries in Spain and France.
Source: AFP | 2018/6/20 18:38:40

Celebrity chef, author, culinary TV show host Anthony Bourdain dead at 61

Anthony Bourdain, the affable US celebrity chef and author who shared his voracious curiosity for the world's food and cultures with millions through his popular television shows, has died at the age of 61.
Source: AFP | 2018/6/10 16:13:39

Hong Kong chefs invited to Dublin for promoting Irish food in China

A delegation of Hong Kong chefs has been invited to Ireland by an Irish government agency in an attempt to promote Irish food, especially its quality beef and lamb products, in China.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/8 0:03:40

A guide to Zongzi, a traditional Dragon Boat Festival snack

Believe or not, Zongzi, the palm-sized snack made of glutinous rice wrapped in reed leaves, is one of the few traditional Chinese dishes that have the power to “divide” the country.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/8 0:03:40

The Los Angeles restaurants stimulating all five senses

At Vespertine, the last word in outlandish eating, staff are on a mission to "disrupt the course of the modern restaurant" as pioneers in the immersive culinary scene.
Source: AFP | 2018/6/5 17:58:39

China's Concours Mondial de Bruxelles grand gold medal win showcases the rise of the country's wine industry

China won five grand gold medals this year at the 2018 Concours Mondial de Bruxelles (CMB) - one of the world's top tasting events. This is a considerable achievement considering that three years ago the country had never won a single medal at the event.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/4 18:03:39

Relive the era of the Song Dynasty in Kaifeng, Henan Province

When talking about Kaifeng, the first name that always comes to my mind is Justice Bao, or Bao Zheng, the legendary Northern Song Dynasty (960-1127) magistrate of the city.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/25 5:03:40

With more refined palates, China's thirst for wine grows

China's growing thirst for wine has spawned a new crop of connoisseurs, inspired prize-winning domestic producers and even attracted a top international tasting competition.
Source: AFP | 2018/5/25 5:03:39

Celebrity chef Mario Batali accused of sexual assault: report

Already accused of sexual harassment and groping, US celebrity chef Mario Batali now faces allegations that he sexually assaulted impaired women at a New York restaurant, CBS television's 60 Minutes reported on Sunday.
Source: AFP | 2018/5/21 17:33:39