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Argentines keep buying beef even after peso crash inflates prices

Times are hard in recession-hit Argentina and the peso currency's latest crash has jolted food prices higher.
Source: Reuters | 2019/9/6 12:18:40

Tesla CEO Elon Musk shows love for local Chinese food

Some people may be surprised to find that a US billionaire can be satisfied with a meal that only costs on average 27 yuan ($3.76).
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/3 18:16:57

China's 1,000-year-old Mid-Autumn Festival snack continues to innovate

Every year, families throughout China gather together to enjoy some snacks and entertainment under the light of the full moon for the Mid-Autumn Festival, which is on the 15th day of the eighth month of the Chinese calendar. This year the holiday falls on September 13, less than two weeks away. While many families throughout the country and abroad celebrate the holiday in slightly different ways, one of most common and best-preserved tradition is devouring delicious mooncakes containing all manner of fillings. People often give mooncakes to their family and friends as gifts, while many companies in China hand out the festive pastry to employees as well.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/1 18:08:40

Beijing's International Horticultural Exhibition to celebrate Peru Day

Peru Day will be celebrated at the International Horticultural Exhibition in Beijing on September 1, organizers of the event announced on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/28 17:48:36

Chinese and US gastronomes seek to build bridges through culinary culture

While trade wars can cause ethnic barriers and cultural prejudices, trade itself has a rather interesting way of revealing the connections between people and culture. This is especially true when it comes to many of the food we love. For example, the hero of condiments - ketchup - perfectly conveys how cultures can fuse together if we take a look at how its origins were shaped by centuries of trade.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/27 16:53:40

Chinese mainland video bloggers earn fans on YouTube with mouthwatering rural cuisine

A crayfish climbs the bank of a stream as a village girl stands in the water cleaning a bucket full of the tiny creatures. When you come across this video on YouTube, you might want to consider stopping here and grabbing some lunch, otherwise you might end up torturing yourself with the following mouthwatering images as the seafood is prepared and eaten by the video's host.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/21 17:44:02

Sway with the taste of Chinese history

Nanjing, capital of East China's Jiangsu Province, is an ancient capital of six Chinese dynasties dating back to AD220. While the city has been playing a key role in Chinese history, the food in Nanjing is also home to a rich and diverse Chinese cuisine.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/19 18:23:39

Enjoy interesting stories behind traditional Chinese cuisines

Located in Sanyanjing Hutong, one of Beijing's most historic hutongs (alleys), the Jingshan Garden Hotel is attracting tourists from all over the world not only for its ideal location and its chic decorations, but also for its delicious and lavish choice of Chinese cuisine.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/14 14:58:06

Chinese Kebabs draw foreigners to local restaurants

After a hideous day at the office, one of the most enjoyable things to do is to head out to a Chinese kebab restaurant with friends to enjoy several skewers of the roasted meat known as chuan in Chinese. Throw in the bonus of a cold beer on a hot day and it's easy to understand why these dishes are particularly popular in the summer.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/13 16:33:39

Food industry players seek advancement through AI

Looking for that perfect recipe, or a new flavor combination that delights the senses?
Source: AFP | 2019/7/31 17:28:40

Thieves make wine heist at top Parisian restaurant

Thieves have broken into the cellar of a top luxury restaurant in Paris and have made off with at least 150 bottles of prized wine estimated to be worth hundreds of thousands of euros, a police source said on July 2.
Source: AFP | 2019/7/18 19:23:40

Thieves make wine heist at top Parisian restaurant

Thieves have broken into the cellar of a top luxury restaurant in Paris and have made off with at least 150 bottles of prized wine estimated to be worth hundreds of thousands of euros, a police source said on July 2.
Source: AFP | 2019/7/18 19:23:40

Michelin madness

Flamboyant French chef Marc Veyrat has railed against Michelin, demanding that his top restaurant be withdrawn from the guide, after telling AFP that its inspectors claimed he had used English cheddar cheese in his souffle.
Source: AFP | 2019/7/18 19:18:40

Iranian bread permanent guest at Kuwaiti tables

Khalil Kamal makes sure he regularly visits Kuwait's popular Souq Al-Mubarakiya, where he enjoys his favorite kebab meal with onion, rocket and freshly baked Iranian bread.
Source: AFP | 2019/7/16 15:53:40

Chinese catering market dominated by snacks in 2018

The 2019 China Catering Industry Report was released at the 2019 China Catering Marketing Power Summit on July 2. According to the report, snacks dominated the industry because of their high popularity and great potential.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/15 16:58:39

People-to-people cooperation key to further strengthening China-Pakistan relations

The extraordinary friendship between China and Pakistan is 69 years strong this year. Over the years, this friendship has led to ever closer cultural integration in the two countries as many Chinese started visiting Pakistan and Pakistanis have begun visiting China.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/4 19:03:41

French restaurant run by Argentine chef crowned world's best

France's Mirazur restaurant - whose Argentine chef Mauro Colagreco draws inspiration from the sea, the mountains, and his own garden - was crowned Tuesday the world's best by an influential trade list, beating contenders from Denmark and Spain.
Source: AFP | 2019/6/27 17:13:40

Paris rediscovers appetite for its world-beating 'bouillons'

Every weekend a queue snakes down the street not far from the Moulin Rouge in Paris.
Source: AFP | 2019/6/27 16:33:40