Dining Experiences in China

Rice Terraces in the south of China

Best Sweet Treats and Candy in China

Updated: September 3, 2019 Although Chinese people tend to shy away from sugar-filled foods in comparison to Western culture, the Middle Kingdom is home to a wide variety of sweet treats that are fun to eat for...
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A camel resting in the Gobi Desert

Introducing Western palates to Sichuan cuisine: Fuchsia Dunlop

Sichuan cuisine is one of the most famous of China’s regional cuisines, but it’s difficult to get authentic Sichuan food outside of China unless you know how to make it yourself. For most Westerners, that’s...
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Traditional Chinese Architecture

WildChina Twitter Live Q+A, Question 1: Staying Healthy While Dining in China

The WildChina Twitter Live Q+A question series is a collection of five questions either posed or inspired by WildChina’s Twitter Live Q+A session on Wednesday, November 11. If you have questions about China Travel, follow...
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Fisherman in YangShuo

Four (Delicious) Ways to Beat the Cold in Shanxi Province

When traveling to Shanxi Province (not to be confused with its neighbor, Shaanxi Province) this autumn and winter, the words “wool,” “fleece,” and “long underwear” quickly come to mind. Though Shanxi is located southwest of...
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Chinese Culinary History & Culture with Fuchsia Dunlop

Did you know there are 8 forms of Chinese cuisine?

You might think its all noodles and rice, but Chinese cuisine is compromised of hundreds of different ingredients and spices, proving to be one of the most complex and delicious forms of cooking!
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Keeping Kosher while Traveling in China

Keeping kosher can always be a bit tricky, especially while traveling. But like in every developing country, awareness towards other religions and cultures is increasing (slowly, but surely). We hope you find these Kosher tid-bits...
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Mooncakes – 月餅

Mooncakes, or yuè bǐng as they are known in Mandarin, are small cakes eaten to celebrate the Mid Autumn festival. Although there can be many variations, they are usually filled with a thick filling made...
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