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Tastes of Belt and Road converge in Beijing's Sanyuanli Market

Although the weather is getting colder in Beijing, Sanyuanli Market is seething with vitality and bustling with crowds of people dedicated to the pursuit of taste.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/6 16:43:40

All-organic farming could increase UK emissions: study

An all-out shift to organic farming in England and Wales could lead to a net increase in Britain's greenhouse gas emissions as a drop in yields would lead to higher food imports, scientists estimated Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2019/10/24 13:38:40

Nov shopping spree to boost consumption

In a busy factory in the city of Shaoguan, South China's Guangdong Province, very few workers are doing a routine checkup of the facilities, which can produce nearly 20 million packs of instant noodles every month.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/10/24 13:18:40

Increasing number of overseas Chinese restaurants using pinyin for dish names

Dishes such as spring rolls and sweet and sour chicken may be familiar to many lovers of Chinese food in English-speaking countries, but what about dishes such as chun bing or knife noodles?
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/17 18:18:40

Rendezvous with Beijing's romantic eateries

In a fast-paced city like Beijing, when it comes to relinquishing to a restful evening of romantic dining, most couples would prefer restaurants with reposeful auras, the more imaginative, the better it is. Among a plethora of restaurants, the following two have managed to gain high popularity online.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/16 15:03:40

France-China Culture Forum launched in Nice, France

The Fourth France-China Culture Forum kicked off on Monday in Nice, France. More than 300 guests from both France and China gathered together to discuss the two countries' cooperation in fields such as tourism, culture, film and education.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/10 18:01:12

Trump hotel's sushi restaurant wins prestigious Michelin star

US President Donald Trump is known to be a fan of fast food, but the fare at one of his hotels is more refined. The sushi restaurant, at the Trump International Hotel in Washington has won a coveted Michelin star.
Source: AFP | 2019/10/10 17:33:40

Blend of luscious cuisines and art of storytelling

Chinese diners who enjoy a prime Australian steak will soon be able to explore the story behind their meal in augmented reality, thanks to an initiative by the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) and a group of outback students.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/10/10 17:28:40

Festival celebrates Guangzhou's food

Built in 1983, the White Swan Hotel in Guangzhou, South China's Guangdong Province, was one of the country's first domestically managed modern 5-star hotels.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/9/29 10:03:39

Top chef on mission to change American diet

When Dan Giusti was head chef at Denmark's Michelin-starred Noma, regularly voted one of the world's best restaurants, he served prepared dishes with locally sourced ingredients and lavish prices.
Source: Reuters | 2019/9/29 9:53:39

Xinjiang food festival debuts in San Francisco

A food festival was held Saturday in San Francisco's East Bay Area to offer Americans "a bite of the unique traditional foods" of Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/9/23 19:18:39

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