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Edible birds’ nests: Nutritional delicacy or overpriced hoax?

Recent Chinese media reports have debunked the claimed health benefits of various…

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Chefs showing off their incredible cooking skills!

Check out these stunning cooking skills from chefs in China!

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From xiaolongbao to siu mai: A primer on the Chinese dumpling

Illustration by Hannah Bae / @eatdrinkdraw No question about it: Dumplings are a quintessential Chinese dish…

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Hole in the wall 2.0: How China’s food delivery industry is changing the restaurant business

Ever wonder why ordering takeout is so cheap in China? While Alibaba and Tencent jostle for dominance…

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Jianbing, a Beijing street food that bridges China-U.S. culture

It was only a few years ago that jianbing 煎饼…

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Avocado demand and a farm-to-table app

Last year, we published an article titled “Food…

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The Secret Menu: A quintessential Chinese dish, by Kaiser Kuo

Call it China’s peanut butter and jelly. Or the mac and cheese of the Middle Kingdom. It is a Chinese…

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The Secret Menu: Jiayang Fan of The New Yorker spices up your potato

Welcome to the first of two pilot episodes of The Secret Menu, our new cooking show, where we show you…

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Millions and millions of avocados – China’s latest top news

Chinese find a taste for avocados Avocados (鳄梨 èlí, or 牛油果 niúyóuguǒ) have never been a popular food in…

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Vegans in China

Housed under the sloping golden roofs of Shanghai’s Jing’an Temple, the banquet hall filled quickly. Big families arrived…

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Q&A with Zing Bai, the founder of a New York restaurant who wants to take her ‘awesome’ fried rice across the U.S.

Last summer, Haijing “Zing” Bai’s parents in Beijing had no idea their daughter had quit her law firm…

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