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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

Inner Mongolia provides the perfect escape from big cities

With more youngsters in China seeking out a freer and more relaxed lifestyle, Inner Mongolia has become a dreamland for those who just want to chill out on the prairie as they appreciate the local wildlife.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/17 18:17:40

Bakery China 2018 turn out reflects rapid growth

China's bakery industry has entered a period of rapid growth, averaging around 20 percent between 2003 and 2016, and emerging as a global leader in the industry.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/15 17:13:39

China's silent bakery provides employment opportunities to disabled

Full of customers at breakfast, the bakery Luo Ya'nan works at is exceptionally quiet except for the clack of high heels and click of the cash register.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/10 18:41:58

Training program helps Chinese take Lanzhou specialty overseas

Lanzhou hand-pulled beef noodles may be the next Chinese street food to win the hearts – and stomachs – of foreign foodies.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/10 18:41:58

Nepal aims to promote heritage cuisine in global kitchens

In a bid to promote Nepali signature heritage cuisine in global market, Nepal launched cook book and videos under the campaign "Globalizing Nepal Heritage Cuisine" on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/8 15:49:28

Overseas Chinese turn to family recipes to fight off homesickness

The recent TV show Memory of the Taste, which focuses on the stories of overseas Chinese and their memories about their hometowns' best dishes, has been highly praised online. The show currently boasts a high 8.5/10 on Chinese media review site Douban.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/1 16:53:40

Honduras' sweet coffee needs no sugar

From the lush peaks of western Honduras, coffee growers are exporting a coffee bean so sweet that it needs no sugar.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/1 12:01:31

Israeli 3D printing adds romantic flavor to coffee

Do you feel romantic when a cup of coffee in hand with a personalized image on the milk foam?
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/1 6:23:00

Overseas Chinese share their best memories of food from home

The recent TV show Memory of the Taste, which focuses on the stories of overseas Chinese and their memories about their hometowns' best dishes, has been highly praised online. The show currently boasts a high 8.5/10 on Chinese media review site Douban.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/28 9:08:05

Experiencing everything Taipei has to offer

Taking about Taiwan, the first thing most people think of is food! Enjoying an unparalleled reputation when it comes to snacks and fruit, the island attracts numerous visitors every year looking to satisfy their appetite.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/27 5:03:41

What the pho? Vietnam streetfood cocktails make a splash

With his daring pho cocktail inspired by Vietnam's signature beef noodle soup, Hanoi's leading hipster bartender Pham Tien Tiep is hoping to elevate the drinking scene in a city better known for its raucous outdoor beer dens.
Source: AFP | 2018/4/27 5:03:39

China's crayfish industry on the rise

It is lunch time and dealers are busy bargaining and loading trucks with boxes of crayfish in a market in Qianjiang, a city in Central China's Hubei Province famed for its crayfish.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/27 5:03:39

Chinese-Japanese gastronome combines Western cuisine with China's traditional calendar

The 24 solar terms that are part of the traditional Chinese calendar were added to UNESCO's intangible cultural heritage list in November of 2017. These roughly two-week long periods were vital tools for farmers in ancient China since they acted as an almanac of sorts that allowed them to know what time of the year activities such as planting seeds and harvesting crops were to take place.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/25 18:18:39

In Cambodia, fears run high that tarantula may go off the menu

While a plate piled high with hairy, palm-sized tarantulas is the stuff of nightmares for some, these garlic fried spiders are a coveted treat in Cambodia, where the only fear is that they may soon vanish due to deforestation and unchecked hunting.
Source: AFP | 2018/4/12 18:10:00

Goji berry lovers around the world wolf down China's superfood

Goji berries are found all over China, from flasks of tea in offices through breakfast gruel to braised meat broths in Chinese kitchens.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/12 18:10:00