China Is Building a Disney World for Wine

Changyu, China's winemaking powerhouse, is building French-style chateaus and Italianate castles around the country—and an entire "Wine City"—to encourage the country's passion for the grape.   At Chateau...

Chinese Dining Culture

Visitors to China are often surprised when a typical dinner for a table of eight people consists of four courses of cold dishes, four...
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Real Chinese, Part 5 – Food and Restaurants

Real Chinese, Part 5 - Food and Restaurants

Putting China’s potent national drink, the fiery Baijiu, back on the drinks list

China's national drink, baijiu, is a clear, potent spirit that can range anywhere between 40-70 per cent in alcohol content. Last year more than 5...

Festival and Minority Cuisines

Chinese prefer to combine gourmet food with festivals and important occasions. The most interesting part of cuisine culture lies in the feast offered on...

Manchu Han Imperial Feast

Manhan Quanxi, literally Manchu Han Imperial Feast, was one of the grandest meals ever documented in Chinese cuisine. It consisted of at least 108 unique...

History and character of Chinese Cuisine

History of Chinese Cuisine will give you a brief introduction of Chinese cuisine history for your reference. Chinese Cuisine is the general term of...

Chopsticks and table manners

Since chopsticks (and spoons) are used in place of forks and knives, Chinese cuisine tends to serve dishes in bite-size pieces or employ cooking...

China’s Forbidden City treasures now for the masses

BEIJING — At China’s five century old Forbidden City in the heart of Beijing, 16 million visitors a year navigate through its numerous halls...

Colorful Features of Sichuan Cuisine in the Kingdom of Heavenly Prosperity

The complex topography of Sichuan including mountains, hills, plains, plateaus, and basin has shaped food customs in Sichuan with versatile and distinct ingredients. Abundant rice...

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