Phantom fish hotpot

2011-12-11 08:12:02

To eat hotpot in winter is nothing new to write about, but when the hotpot features kue fish, then it's a rare and luxurious indulgence.

Eat out

2011-12-11 08:12:02


The big cheese

2011-12-11 07:50:28

Chinese pioneer finds that French-style curds please expat palates.

Sugar & Spice & Everything nice

2011-12-10 08:19:44

Gingerbread warms the heart, soul and tummy.

A late discovery of the little-known 'small early ones'

2011-12-10 08:19:44

Tempranillo is a less well-known red grape variety in China compared with traditional types, such as cabernet sauvignon and merlot. Spanish wines made with this grape represent good value for money and offer a range of enticing flavors.

Hericium erinaceus

2011-12-06 10:11:01

It is unlikely that most travelers are familiar with this unusual food, monkey-head mushroom, also known as Hericium erinaceus or houtougu.

Dog Salmon

2011-12-06 10:10:56

When you visit Harbin, don't forget to sample this – "survivor of the fittest"!

Don't trifle with truffles

2011-12-05 09:21:42

Hunters of the precious fungus say their trade is serious business.

Sweets for the season

2011-12-04 17:23:40

As the party season draws nearer, it's time to stock up on some sweets that will impress friends, delight your family and draw the compliments.

Where tradition meets innovation - for dinner

2011-12-04 17:23:29

Shi Wang Fu is the newest venture of the  Quan Ju De Group - and is one that embodies contemporary innovations on the company's traditional modus operandi.

Uruguayan wines about to make grand entrance

2011-12-04 17:23:34

Wines from Uruguay are not available in the Chinese mainland, but when they are, prepare to be impressed.

Eat cheese, say cheese

2011-12-02 15:33:32

A 181 kg wheel of Crucolo cheese arrives at the Concord Cheese Shop in Concord, Massachusetts Dec 1, 2011.