Blog - Chinese Food & Cuisine

43 Chinese Foods Everyone Should Try

Speaking of food, people generally believe China is a foodie heaven. Over 2600 years ago, Confucius said, "Eating is the utmost important thing in life” – no wonder the conversations between Chinese people always begin with polite chitchat about food and the classical question “Have you eaten?” Given its Eight Great Cuisines, tens of thousands of dishes, and countless regional snacks, it is ...
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Foodie Tour of China: Learn Classic Chinese Dishes at Cooking School

A trip to China proves the kingdom is not only about a fast-growing economy or handsome heritage architectures – it also has great food. To most gourmands, the mere mention of China makes the mouth water. This mysterious oriental country is home to many of the world’s richest and most subtle flavors, and oldest foods. The trip spent in each city or town of the country is an endless feast. Bu ...
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Top 10 Meat Dishes for Chinese Spring Festival

Finally, here comesSpring Festival (春节). Locals also call it Lunar New Year (农历新年), as it is determined by the Chinese lunar calendar. During the 15-day celebration, festivities erupt all over China and beyond. It is also a great time for foodies – you’ll never find Chinese dishes as delicious, multitudinous and traditional after Spring Festival.    It’s a season of feas ...
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Steamed Bun – China’s Most Popular Breakfast

A very old Chinese wheaten food, steamed bun (baozi, 包子) was invented by the scholar and military strategist Zhuge Liang over 1800 years ago during the legendary Three Kingdom Period. Recommended China China Gourmet tour: 10-day Taste of China Top Cuisines 15-day China Culinary & Cooking Tour  Today, steamed buns can be seen all over China, and usually purchased for take-away ...
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Find the Best Peking Duck Restaurants in Beijing

As a royal dish in the Imperial Age of ancient China, Peking Duck is now available to everyone in Beijing and making up a superior dinner after travelling around Palace Museum, Summer Palace or the legendary hutongs – but where to have the tastiest and most authentic Peking duck? Here are Beijing’s top 8 Peking roast duck restaurants waiting for all foodies, especially the Chinese food lover ...
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The 16 Best Chinese Noodle Restaurants in Shanghai

Where the East meets the West, the vibrant metropolis Shanghai is famed for a diverse mix of culture and cuisine, and teemed with excellent cafes, Western restaurants, Chinese restaurants and noodle shops that cater to all tastes. We’ve filtered through recommendations from thousands of foodies to dig up the top Chinese noodle restaurants in Shanghai. 8 Famous Noodles to Try in China Recomme ...
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Xian Culinary Tour for Century-old Dishes and Snacks

Joining a gourmet tour to Xian is considered one of the great pleasures when travelling in China. Here the food bears a long history and unique flavor, with dozens of restaurants handed down through several dynasties. Each of the dishes and snacks has a story, and offers a good way to discover ancient Xian’s folk culture and extraordinary history (used to be the capital of 16 kingdoms). Mo ...
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