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Beijing's Wangfujing Snack Street Is a Wonderland (Complete with Scorpions on a Stick)

If you travel to Beijing, you must visit Wangfujing Snack Street—here are five reasons why (including both fanciful ice cream options and scorpion on a stick). The directions for finding Wangfujing...

peanut oil in china: is it number #1 cooking oil?

by jenn 15 years ago

The question really is what type of oil is used in most Chinese cooking in China. Is it peanut oil--which is what I generally use at home--or is it some other type of oil? And would there be a di...

Cheese in China has a long history – made with buffalo, yak, goat’s, cow’s and sheep’s milk, and everywhere from Taiwan to Tibet and 16th century Shan

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

Cheesemaking is not something I've associated with China's culinary or medicine traditions. So this article was fascinating to me.


Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 9 months ago

A short while back, I posted my experience with a super-sweet and juicy, individually packed, 'Chinese Orange' ( roughly translated as Ice crystal candy orange, bigger size one on top ), which I bo...

Time spent eating and drinking

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

"..French men and women spend over two hours a day (2 hours and 13 minutes) eating and drinking, double the time spent by Americans (1 hour and 2 minutes), the quickest eaters and drinkers in the O...

Micheln Guide China

by Chadsie 2 years ago

Here is the latest on all the cities in China: - Beijing Bib Gourmands: https://guide.michelin.com/us/en/california/article/news-and-views/michelin-guide-beijing-2020-bib-gourmand-restaurants -...

Guangzhou recommendations?

by goldilocks76 8 years ago

Given that Guangzhou is supposed to be the Cantonese food capital, there is surprisingly little discussion of it on these boards. Any recommendations? (I have trawled through the few threads tha...

KFC Launched Durian Chicken Nuggets In China & It's Apparently Finger Lickin' Good

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

" . . . In case you're wondering what they taste like, Chinese netizens who have tried it revealed that although they were initially sceptical, many were pleasantly surprised that the durian nu...

Hong Kong-Lung King Heen, Man Wah, yè shanghai, UnderBridgeCrab, Ming Court, Caprice & Tin Lung Heen

by Camw 10 years ago

I spent some time in Hong Kong and Macau in the middle of this year and while it was a little while ago now, I wanted to post a brief report as searching this board was helpful when picking venues....

Why have so many Cantonese restaurants lost their Michelin Stars from 2018?

by scherz0 2 years ago

2018 and 2019 both appear net losses of Stars. These restaurants lost all their stars, according to: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Michelin_starred_restaurants_in_Hong_Kong_and_Macau - 2...

Hong Kong - Amber vs Pierre vs Mandarin Grill ?

by greedyb 10 years ago

Personally have been to Mandarin Grill and I think its underrated and punches way above its weight especially according to the standards of Michelin. Am tasked to organize a dinner for family visit...

Hong Kong's Best?

by steverap 2 years ago

I will be in Hong Kong for a week (last week of March). What should I not miss? Thanks!

Alain Ducasse Macau

by Bu Pun Su 3 years ago

The name of Alain Ducasse has been synonymous with luxurious French fine dining producing excellent service, having opulent dining room and using high-quality ingredients. The presence of his “flag...

What's new in Hong Kong? (non-high end Cantonese, HK cafes, Japanese, Sake Bars)

by K K 3 years ago

Mulling on a trip next year, been going to Tokyo last 3 years so HK was always on the backburner. Open to trying new things, rather than keep going back to the same old good reliable places. ...

Amber [Hong Kong]

by PhilD 10 years ago

Amber in the Mandarin Hotels Landmark site deservedly holds 2 Michelin stars. A few months ago I debated with Charles Yu whether HK starred restaurants are as good as their European counterparts: I...

Best Peking Duck in Shanghai??

by sockster 10 years ago

In Shanghai for a couple of days. Where is the best place to have Peking Duck here? I know there is an outlet of a famous Bejing restaurant here but don't know the name. HELP PLEASE!! Thanks!!

Claypot Rice - One of Hong Kong's iconic comfort food

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 5 years ago

10.00 pm in the evening and the long line outside Fourseasons Claypot Rice is a reflection of the popularity of this iconic homey, comfort food. With various assortment of toppings to choose from, ...

Hong Kong First Time

by astroboychorong 3 years ago

Hi Im going to Hong Kong this weekend for 5 days. This our first time, just shopping and food. Could you please recommend us must eat restaurant in Hong Kong (just the typical hong kong food like d...

Caprice [Hong Kong]

by PhilD 11 years ago

Our first grand meal in HK to celebrate my partners birthday: lunch at Caprice in the Four Seasons Hotel. There seem to be lots of posts asking which is the best restaurant in HK but few that give ...

Robuchon vs Robuchon

by niawu 12 years ago

Hi, Im going to HK & Macau this December and would like to try the Robuchon restaurant. Whats the different between L'Atelier de Joel Robuchon in HK and Robuchon a Galera in Macau? Which one is ...