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Food

From lotus seed paste to salmon wasabi: The mooncakes of Mid-Autumn Festival 2019

If there’s one festival that makes Chinese people more homesick than Chinese New Year, it would be Mid-Autumn Festival, celebrated…

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The SupChina Quiz: Chinese food

It’s the last Thursday of the month, which means it’s quiz time! Last month was a quiz about Xinjiang. Today, we…

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Report of moldy food in Chengdu school sparks investigation and protests

A private school in Chengdu has become the scene of a massive food fight after parents discovered that food covered…

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The ways that Chinese noodles are made will blow your mind!

Chinese people have been eating noodles for many years! The earliest written record is from a book…

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Forget Seamless: The best Chinese food in NYC is on Yunbanbao

How the Chinese in New York get their lunch delivered.   Every day, around lunchtime, outside banks, department stores, and…

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The simple process of making traditional pastries for Chinese New Year!

No family in China can have the last meal of the year, nian ye fan

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How to show off your knife skills by cutting fruit!

Chinese New Year begins next week, so people are starting to prepare food for the holiday —…

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Flavor is more than skin deep: The many ways in which Chinese eat offal

China and the United States are among the world’s biggest meat consumers, but there’s a big difference in what each…

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‘Food God’ blasted for trashing Chinese hotpot

Hong Kong-based food critic Chua Lam (蔡澜 Cài Lán) has stirred up a ruckus on the Chinese internet after criticizing…

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Five jaw-dropping street foods China keeps for itself

These unsung heroes of Chinese street cooking have yet to displace potstickers or spring rolls on the Western stage, but…

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The new role of Chinese food in the U.S.

Zhao Yong, CEO and co-founder of Junzi Kitchen, was pursuing his Ph.D. in environmental science at Yale University when…

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Beijing Ren: The Bakeries of Sanlitun

Beijing Ren is a video series documenting local contemporary Beijing life and culture.   Western-style cafes and bakeries are becoming…

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Beijing Ren: The Russian District

Beijing Ren is a video series documenting local contemporary Beijing life and culture.   Just outside Second Ring Road in…

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Beijing Ren: The Old Beijing charms and traditions of Huguosi

Beijing Ren is a video series documenting local contemporary Beijing life and culture.     A short walk from Houhai…

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Kuora: Chinese food in America doesn’t have to be an abomination

This week’s column comes from two of Kaiser’s answers, originally posted to Quora on August 3, 2018. What do people from…

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