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CRU Steakhouse reopens

After a brief hiatus, CRU Steakhouse at JW Marriott Hotel Beijing has reopened for business, bringing guests the best cuts of premium beef in town.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/26 15:18:39

The Taste of Artistry at Four Seasons Hotel Beijing

From October 19-22 a wave of cuisine, culture and design will bring Four Seasons Hotel Beijing guests the very best in a series of exclusive events that will saturate the senses. The Taste of Artistry brings together top chefs, artists, mixologists and designers to explore the intersection of Italian art and culture in uniquely creative ways.
Source: | 2017/10/25 15:50:10

Highlights of Good Food Festival 2017 in Croatia

Colorful desserts are on display during the Good Food Festival 2017 in Dubrovnik, Croatia, on Oct. 22, 2017. The closing of the 4-day festival is highlighted by the Dubrovnik Table that stretches along the entire Stradun Street in the old town of Dubrovnik on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/23 8:34:57

People enjoy delights of freshly cooked food at Open Kitchen in Slovenia

Photo taken on Oct. 20, 2017 shows vegetarian food presented at Open Kitchen of a food market in Ljubljana, Slovenia. The Open Kitchen is a food market where people can experience the delights of freshly cooked food on the market stalls. The Open Kitchen offers an opportunity to taste Slovenian and international dishes and learn about different styles of cooking.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/22 7:36:09

Rabat restaurant challenges exclusion of mentally disabled

In a country where nearly half of people with mental disabilities are unemployed, one restaurant in the Moroccan capital is part of a pilot project tackling the problem.
Source: AFP | 2017/10/19 21:43:57

Golden persimmons dry in South Korea

A farmer checks on persimmons hung to dry in a village in Yeongdong, about 210 kilometers southeast of Seoul, South Korea on October 18, 2017. After peeling and 40 days of drying, the fruit is preserved and ready for transport.
Source: | 2017/10/19 16:12:49

Vietnam rice paper artisans roll with tradition despite challenges

Stuffed, rolled, baked or fried: Rice paper rules in food-obsessed Vietnam, where diners have spurned factory-made versions for homespun ones, propping up a thriving cottage industry in the Mekong Delta.
Source: AFP | 2017/10/12 23:42:56

Balkan pepper relish stirs appetites and rivalries

It's a source of Balkan rivalry but one ubiquitous smell: The wood-fire roasting of peppers wafting through towns and villages each autumn as families prepare the region's best-loved relish.
Source: AFP | 2017/10/12 23:42:55

Hong Kong's sweet obsession with this traditional Mid-Autumn Festival snack

It is one of Hong Kong's most treasured food traditions: the buying, giving and eating of "mooncakes" to mark mid-autumn festival, celebrated in Chinese communities around the world next month.
Source: AFP | 2017/9/21 22:46:03

Feast of 1,000 crabs marks harvest season in Chongqing

A visitor shows two crabs provided by farmers for a feast in Wulong District, Southwest China's Chongqing Municipality, Sept. 20, 2017. Farmers from tens of production bases provided nearly 1,000 crabs for the celebration that also held a contest to choose the best crabs, a popular autumn delicacy in China.
Source: | 2017/9/22 14:33:55

Mid-Autumn Food Expo opens in Chengdu

Many time-honored and famous brands upgraded their ingredients with innovation on the basis of being loyal to the tradition.
Source: | 2017/9/22 14:30:39

Burned-out French chef gives back Michelin stars due to 'huge pressure'

A chef in southern France with three Michelin stars says he wants to be stripped of the distinction because of the "huge pressure" to dish up flawless fare each day.
Source: AFP | 2017/9/21 22:46:03

Sesame seed cake: traditional food of Xiting in E China

Sesame seed cakes are baked in an oven at a workshop in Xiting Township of Nantong City, east China's Jiangsu Province, Sept. 18, 2017. The traditional food of Xiting sesame seed cake has a long history dating back to over a hundred years ago.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/19 7:33:53

World's biggest beer festival Oktoberfest opens in Munich, Germany

The drinking has begun as wet weather and enhanced security did not dampen the spirits of beer enthusiasts at the 184th Oktoberfest which opened in Munich on Saturday.
Source: AFP | 2017/9/17 17:08:39

Special snacks displayed during 14th China-ASEAN Expo

Photo taken on Sept. 14, 2017 shows Singaporean dessert displayed during the 14th China-ASEAN Expo in Nanning, capital of south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. The 14th China-ASEAN Expo opened Tuesday, highlighting trade and investment among China, ASEAN and other countries along the Belt and Road.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/15 8:47:02

In pics: Baoning sweet steamed buns in SW China's Sichuan

Workers make Baoning sweet steamed buns at a bakery in Langzhong, southwest China's Sichuan Province, Sept. 12, 2017. As a local intangible cultural heritage, the special steamed bun here gained great reputation in the area. For hundreds of years, the bun has been produced under 21 complete procedures, and finished with a red stamp proving the authenticity.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/14 10:02:44

Intangible cultural heritage: Clear Noodles in Chili Sauce

Li Hua makes snacks at a Chuanbeiliangfen restaurant in Nanchong, southwest China's Sichuan Province, Sept. 11, 2017. Li Hua, an inheritor of Chuanbeiliangfen, also called Clear Noodles in Chili Sauce, a provincial intangible cultural heritage in Sichuan, became attached with this special snack since she was 18 years old. Now Chuanbeiliangfen has become a famous brand. Thanks to Lanzhou-Chongqing railway, express highways and the Internet, Li has expanded her business to many provinces and cities in China. She hopes that her business would go abroad in the future.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/13 9:04:15

Getting well-oiled

Tipsy is the logical conclusion of an increasingly space-age service industry that has already given us the mechanical cupcake dispenser and automated pizza restaurants.
Source: AFP | 2017/9/8 5:03:41