Chinese Food

Chinese Cuisines

Chinese cuisines originated from the various regions of China, and has become widespread in the world. With the great differences in the climate, geography, history and culture of different regions, Chinese cuisine culture is extensive and profound with unique...
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Halal Food in China

China boasts a large Muslim population (nearly 30 m), they all have the tradition of consuming the Halal food for a long time. Actually about 10 ethnic groups, like Hui, Uyghur, Kazak, Dongxiang, Kirgiz, Sala, etc, set up their own Muslim food styles based on ...
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Chinese Wines

History of Chinese Wines Chinese wines are quite different from those of other countries. They are distilled from rice, millet, sorghum and other grains, as well as herbs and flowers. And also there are a wide variety of tonic wines that are made with traditi...
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Chinese Restaurant Syndrome

Chinese restaurant syndrome: By Stephanie Slon, BA Chinese restaurant syndrome (CRS) occurs in some people after they eat foods containing the food additive monosodium glutamate (MSG) - a common ingredient in Chinese food. What is going on in the body? M...
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Special Foods for Dragon Boat Festival

The Dragon Boat Festival or Duanwu Festival took root in ancient China over 2000 years ago, and now reminds people of a number of folk traditions and myths. Perhaps the best part of all traditions is the Dragon Boat Festival foods, as it is not only delicious ...
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Noodles with Soybean Paste: Best Recipe to Make it at Home

If you’re a foodie who loves all kinds of noodles in the world, from Hawaii’Saimin, Vietnam’s Pho, Myanmar’s Shan nooldes, Japan’s ramen to noodles with soy bean paste Beijing style, you must be desperate for a bow of noodles during the epidemic. Tod...
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Xian Dumpling Banquet

Jiaozi, Chinese dumplings with meat and vegetable fillings, is a traditional Chinese food with around 2,000-year history. The dumpling can be anything from a quick snack to a delicacy, and eaten at any time of the day – breakfast, lunch or dinner. It is quit...
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Top 10 Most Popular Food to Eat in Guilin: Mifen, Yangshuo Beer Fish

Besides the limestone peaks and crystal rivers, Guilin's local cuisine is quite special, blending local minority cuisine, Hunan Cuisine and Canton Cuisine. From tens of classic dishes to the many flavors of breakfast and night snack, Guilin offers numerous gas...
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About Zongzi - Chinese Rice Dumpling

Zongzi is a traditional Chinese food, made of glutinous rice stuffed with different fillings and wrapped in bamboo leaves or other plant leaves. It is usually eaten during Dragon Boat Festival, which falls on the fifth day of the fifth month of the lunar calen...
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Top 10 Food Cities in China

Culinary culture is one of the most important aspects of China. Right here, we will offer you some basic ideas of where to taste the local specialties in China - the top 10 food cities in China. Get a quick glimpse of those destinations for foodies, and you wi...
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Eight Famous Cuisines in China

The history of Chinese cuisines dates back to many centuries ago. The Chinese have spent such a long time perfecting culinary skills and creations. What could be regarded as typical traditional Chinese food is really a good question. China boasts a huge territ...
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Tianjin Goubuli Baozi

Goubuli is a famous brand of baozi (buns) from Tianjin. Founded in 1858, it is one of China's longest established brands. Guobuli has the alarming literally translation 'dogs won't touch them' or 'dog doesn't care'. Several explanations have been offered for i...
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Sichuan Hot Pot

Hop pot is a winter favorite in Sichuan. The ingredients for hot pots of different styles are mainly beef, mutton, seafood and vegetables. The boiling stock of Cantonese hotpot is light in taste, while the Sichuan hotpot features hot and spicy stock to enhance...
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Feast on North Korean Food in Beijing

Poverty and enthusiastic leadership-worship is a clichéd image that comes to mind when most westerners think of North Korea, a country of isolation and mystery. Yet North Korean cuisine, that is also something you will never forget about North Korea once you ...
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Famous Snacks to Try in China’s 10 Cities

Chinese are good at cooking, any ingredients could be cooked into delicacy, and this is evidence in the street food, which is fun, special, absolutely delicious and great value! Make sure you try the snack food when visiting China’s top cuisine cities includ...
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7 Steps to Make Authentic Chinese Dumplings

Dumpling (jiǎo zi) is unarguably the most popular and highest-profile Chinese dish, with very good reasons: firstly, making and eating dumplings is an important activity for families on traditional Chinese festivals like New Year's Eve of Spring Festival and ...
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8 Spicy Food Provinces to Enjoy the Spiciest Food in China

China has long been famed for Chinese food culture and as a treasure-house of flavor and taken credit for excellent spicy food eating! Many international foodies, who are planning China food adventures, wonder where to go for the distinguished spicy Chinese di...
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8 Famous Noodles to Try in China

China is a foodie heaven, showcased in the eight Great cuisines and thousands of dishes and delicacies, from vegetarian foods, medicinal foods, and street snacks. But it isn’t all about dining in the luxury restaurants with a rich feast. It also shows very u...
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Discover the Many Flavors of Breakfast in China - the Most Popular Chinese Breakfast

It's hard to beat various kinds of Chinese breakfast as one of the most authentic and vibrant ways to experience the Chinese cuisine. When travelling in China, instead of seriously having Western buffet at hotel, why not search out for the most usual yet ...
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The Famous Chinese Spicy Dishes: How to Cook Chicken with Chilies

For many foodies, of all the Chinese food, the spicy dishes usually served in Sichuan and Hunan restaurants fascinate them the most. It's hard to beat Chinese spicy food as one of the must-try experiences when touring China. Here, we offer this recipe with a s...
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Guilin Rice Noodle: Why the 6th shop?

It may sound crazy to open a 6th Guilin Rice Noodle Shop in the neighborhood of 5 others within a 100 meter stretch of side road in the Guilin railway station and bus station area. Considering the low profit (some US 20 cents a bowl of noodles), less (than the...
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Discover China's Most Popular Winter Food

China's winter food is a bit different from that of the other seasons, and surprisingly diverse, with dishes changing in cooking methods and flavors. Many Chinese people in winter are particularly fond of stew or spicy flavor foods, so as to stay warm.Do your ...
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Guizhou Gourmet Tour: Must-have Local Dishes and Snacks

Guizhou cuisine, also named Qian cuisine, is a nice combination of Guiyang cuisine, Qianbei (North Guizhou) cuisine and the classic part of Chinese ethnic cuisine. Guizhou cuisine is of spicy and sour flavor and features comprehensive culinary arts and skills....
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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 s...
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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 reco...
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Find the Best Peking Roasted Duck Restaurants in Beijing

As a royal dish in the Imperial Age of ancient China, Peking Roasted 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 a...
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Steamed Buns (Baozi) – China’s Most Popular Breakfast

A very old Chinese wheaten food, and part of traditional Chinese food culture, steamed buns (Chinese pronunciation: baozi, in Chinese包子) is the most popular Chinese breakfast. And also the cheapest! There are hundreds and even thousands of steam bun shops ...
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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...
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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 t...
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Eat Like a Local in Shanghai: 8 Traditional Breakfast Shops

Its cuisine has taken in different food elements from both the East and West, and absorbed all the benefits. But that is not all about dining in Shanghai, as you’re encouraged to try the authentic Shanghai Local Cuisine with the traditional breakfasts, like ...
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A Food Tour of Hangzhou: 14 Famous Local Specialty Dishes

Hangzhou Cuisine, Ningbo Guisine and Shaoxing Cuisine combined complete Zhejiang Cuisine, one of the top eight cuisines in China.   East China’s Hangzhou City is famous for West Lake, Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal, the enticing tea culture, as well...
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Famous Xian Food: 10 Iconic Foods to Try in Xian

When you think of Xian, you think the Terra Cotta Army. However, China’s ancient capital not only boasts one of world’s greatest historical wonders, but also has the longest culinary history that can be traced back to thousands of years ago.What type of fo...
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Shanghai’s Michelin-starred Restaurants

Michelin’s first edition in mainland China, Michelin Guide for Shanghai 2017 was released in September, with which, 26 local restaurants was announced to be Michelin-star restaurants. 18 restaurants in total gained first star, and seven restaurants gained th...
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Beijing Food Tour: 33 Must-try Traditional Snacks

When you think of foods to eat in Beijing, you think Peking duck or Kung Pao Chicken. However, there are like a hundred traditional snacks to try, each with a unique taste and a special story. Old Beijing snacks involve Manchu royal snacks of various dim sum, ...
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Food Tour of Nanjing: Top 10 Nanjing Snacks

China’s ancient capital Nanjing (Nanjing used to be the capital of China for six dynasties) offers a best dinning experience with its historical, delicate Jinling Cuisine (blending with the Hangzhou cuisine, Suzhou Cuisine and Jiangxi Cuisine) and  nume...
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A Bite of China Food Tour, Top 10 Chinese Noodles

A food documentary – A Bite of China, once was very popular throughout the country, even the whole world. The various mouth-watering foods from different places make so many people want to plan a culinary tour to China. Culinary tour (Gourmet tour / Food to...
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Top 10 Most Popular Chinese Hot Pot – Various Regional Flavors to Taste

It has been long that hot pot becomes the most popular food in China. It is a unique, exciting culinary treat, moreover, an adventure, and a Chinese culture, if getting under the skin of the food, the ingredients and the cooking method. To eat hot pot, you und...
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Moo Goo Gai Pan: What’s The Best Recipe?

If you're like me, when you order Chinese take out you get one of the more popular dishes, General Tso's chicken or fried rice or one of the familiar items on every menu. But one day, quite by chance, I was given the wrong order, and not only did this twist of...
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Most Popular Vegetarian Chinese Food

China boasts a vast territory. Climate and vegetation vary greatly from north to south, east to west, which played an indispensable role in the body constitutions and their diet of the people from different areas. This is why there are so many different cuisin...
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Where to Eat Vegetarian Food in China – Vegan Restaurants in Each City

An old saying goes in China, “to ruler, people are heaven; to people, food is heaven”. China has been a populous country for a long time. You will never be let you down on food in this country, even you are a vegetarian or vegan.It was estimated that the v...
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Vegetarian Food Culture in China

In the past 40 years, China witnessed a dramatic change in all fields. The economic prosperity brought by the industrialization and globalization has played an unprecedented impact on the Chinese diet, offering a large variety of food options in this country. ...
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Vegetarian Cuisine in China

With the long-standing presence in China, China is rich in vegetarian culture. The Chinese vegetarian food can be classified into 3 major schools and 2 types. The three schools refer to the veg food served on 3 different occasions: royal palace, temple and fol...
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16 Most Popular Chinese Dishes – Best Food to Eat in China

Indulging in China’s wide spectrum of cuisine is truly a wonderful experience. Enjoy the 16 most popular Chinese dishes, from Peking roast duck, Sichuan hot pot to Kung Pao Chicken and dumping, and make your culinary trip in China focus on real local foods.A...
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Is Chinese Food Healthy? What are the Best Healthy Chinese Food Options?

When did you eat Chinese food last time? Yesterday? But when did you eat healthy Chinese food? That probably takes a little more time for you to answer.China has been blessed with various yummy food for the last 2000 years! However, is all Chinese food healthy...
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China Food Culture

The food culture is a fundamental part of Chinese culture. The creation of Chinese traditional food culture was greatly influenced by philosophical thoughts of Yin-Yang and Five-elements, Confucius ethics, instructions of TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine), as...
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Top 4 Vegan-Friendly Cities in China

China is famed for its food culture and incredibly diverse dining options. However, is it easy to travel in China as a vegan or vegetarian?The answer is absolutely yes! China is for sure friendly to vegans and surprisingly full of vegan eats. In fact, China ha...
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Chinese Dumplings – Jiaozi

Formerly known as "Jiao'er", Chinese dumplings (Jiaozi) are very popular all over the country. You can often see the dumpling restaurants at different corners of a city. It is said that Jiaozi was first invented by a famous herbal medicine doctor – Zhang Zho...
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Tangyuan and Yuanxiao

Also known as “Tangtuan” and “Fuyuanzi”, Tangyuan is one of traditional Chinese snacks in South China. In the north of China, it has a “natural brother” called Yuanxiao. They look quite similar, and are both the festive food during the Lantern Fest...
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Huai'an – the Fifth UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy in China

The evolution of Chinese food culture began more than half a million years ago when the Peking man barbecued food over fire. With such a long and profound food history, it is hardly surprising that Huai’an, in Jiangsu Province, was selected by UNESCO as the ...
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Top Restaurants in China

China is a great destination for gourmets and food lovers. To average travelers, experiencing the various cuisines in different parts of the country can make your trip more colorful and memorable. Actually it is a bit hard for us to define the words “top res...
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Muslim Food Tips in China

For international Muslim travelers to China, it is not so difficult to find a Muslim restaurant with halal Chinese food in the major tourist cities of China like Beijing, Shanghai, Xian, Chengdu, Guilin, Guangzhou, etc. It is because there is a Muslim populati...
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