Traditional treat

2013-02-13 10:19:41

Surely few staple foods are as versatile as nian'gao, or rice cake, a must-have during Spring Festival in East China.

Family feast gives festive feeling

2013-02-07 09:32:28

Sharing a meal with family on Lunar New Year's Eve is the best way for Chinese people to get into the festive spirit, a survey has found.

Auspicious set meal for Spring Festival

2013-02-06 17:52:41

Noble Court Cantonese restaurant at Grand Hyatt Beijing offers a special set menu for coming Spring Festival.

Fast food restaurants recruit robots in kitchen

2013-02-06 17:44:02

Xiang E Qing, a high-end Chinese restaurant group, has recruited two robots for its fast food catering opened on Wednesday in Beijing.

Valentine's Day degustation dinner

2013-02-05 18:34:12

Celebrate the spirit of love, and enjoy a peaceful and romantic candle light dinner right in Beijing.

'Bite' spring

2013-02-05 09:42:13

February 4 marked the Beginning of Spring this year, the first of the 24 solar terms, according to the Chinese Lunar Calendar. It is a tradition in China to eat a flour pancake, which usually contains rolled up vegetables, fried egg and deli food dipped into thick broad-bean sauce. Chinese people refer to eating this stuffed-pancake roll as "Yaochun", which literally means "biting the spring".

Feast of the year

2013-02-04 13:26:29

Most Chinese go home for dinner on the eve of the Spring Festival, but engaging an in-house chef is becoming a trend.

Auspicious food that ushers in the festival

2013-02-04 10:33:15

No matter northerners or southerners, all Chinese believe you are what you eat - and that is why the naming of the dishes for the all-important Spring Festival dinner is so important.

Love food

2013-02-04 09:52:40

When you first fall in love, every day is Valentine's Day.

Make decorations and snacks to greet Spring Festival

2013-01-31 14:12:32

Children learn to make the "sugar-coated haws on a stick", a traditional Chinese snack, at a children centre in Tianjin, north China, Jan 30, 2013.

Prices for Chinese liquor drop ahead of Spring Festival

2013-01-31 10:16:05

Well-known Chinese baijiu brands including Moutai and Wuliangye have lowered their prices just before Spring Festival.