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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…

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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…

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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…

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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.  

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Beijing Ren: The Russian District

Beijing Ren is a video series documenting local contemporary Beijing life and culture.  

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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.  

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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.

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Kuora: The fascinating appeal of Mexican food in China

This week’s column comes from one of Kaiser’s answers originally posted to Quora on February 22, 2018: Do Chinese people…

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The Chili King of Hunan

Chairman Mao’s home province is known for its spicy cuisine and a crazy chili-eating contest.

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A 66-foot-long sticky rice dumpling

It took 50 people 13 hours to make what is probably the largest zongzi this year, a traditional sticky…

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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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