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Welsh restaurant gives up Michelin star for some family time

A tiny restaurant in Wales is giving up its coveted Michelin star for more quality family time.
Source: AFP | 2018/10/11 20:41:03

Hong Kong dim sum favorite faces uncertain future

Impatient diners crowd around carts of steaming dim sum steered by fierce “trolley aunties” at Hong Kong's Lin Heung Tea House, one of the city's most famous restaurants, now fearing for its future.
Source: AFP | 2018/10/11 20:41:03

Coffee companies in China expanding rapidly as beverage gains ground with young Chinese

In her coffee shop in downtown Beijing, Zhang Lanlan busily serves customers who step in during lunch hour.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/24 17:43:39

Chinese actress Zhao Wei has high hopes for her Bordeaux vineyard

A Chinese film star got her hands dirty on Tuesday to kick off the harvest at her Bordeaux vineyard, which she aims to propel into the ranks of top estates as demand for French wines grows back home.
Source: AFP | 2018/9/19 17:08:40

Unique mooncake flavors that will make your mouth water during the Mid-Autumn Festival

With the Mid-Autumn Festival right around the corner, sales of mooncakes, the festival's most important symbol and dessert, are on the rise.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/17 16:43:40

Sri Lanka president rages over nuts

Sri Lanka's national airline said on Wednesday it has stopped serving cashews after the country's president flew into a rage over nuts served to him on a flight to Colombo.
Source: AFP | 2018/9/13 18:20:52

Hungarian passion for spritzers returns

In a Budapest workshop, a shelf lined with antique glass bottles emblazoned with pre-World War II-era producer labels and topped with metal and porcelain siphon heads testifies to the long history of Hungary's soda-making trade.
Source: AFP | 2018/9/13 18:20:48

Enjoy the taste of Helan Mountain wine in Ningxia

Northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, with its unique climate and geographical features, has grown into one of the country's burgeoning wine production regions. In 2013, when the New York Times listed Ningxia at No.20 on its list of the top 46 places to visit, it specifically mentioning the region's wine industry as a major attraction.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/29 19:48:14

Local flavors

Just like the important role alcohol plays at social events in Western countries, yogurt enjoys an equivalent status in Tibet.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/23 19:24:36

Enjoying everything Lamma Island, Hong Kong has to offer

What's the best way to enjoy a lovely weekend in Hong Kong, apart from shopping and walking around the city? If you love nature and are tired of squeezing through crowds of tourists to see popular attractions, my top recommendation is Lamma Island.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/16 18:56:51

Centuries-old Hunan specialty: the betel nut

If you have ever got the chance to travel across Hunan Province in China, there is one local specialty that you will find it hard to ignore: the areca nut, or binlang in Chinese.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/8 19:13:43

US food authors pen book about culinary adventures in China

Howie Southworth and his friend Greg Matza, two bestselling food authors and devoted foodies from the US, have been eating their way through China for over two decades. Soon after their culinary journeys began, both fell in love with the country's street food.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/2 17:03:39

Ottawa Asian Fest

It was most likely the smells that visitors first noticed as they walked around Ottawa's Chinatown during the last weekend in July.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/30 17:58:39

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