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...

Finding Love on the Lantern Festival when people are out for Romance

The Lantern Festival is a Chinese festival celebrated on the fifteenth day of the first month in the lunisolar Chinese calendar. It marks the...

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...

Chinese food and dining etiquette

Food in Daily Life (Edited from www. everyculture.com) Rice is the dietary staple in most of the country. In the north and the west, where...

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...

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