Somewhere in Shanghai

2012-08-20 10:47:58

They won't even tell you where it is if you are a first-timer. It's "somewhere in Shanghai" and they gather you in a group after you make your booking and ferry you to the venue.

Nordic discovery

2012-08-20 10:47:31

Hong Kong's first and only Nordic restaurant continues to serve its healthy lunch menu, and has now partnered with Green Monday, to encourage meat-free dining on Mondays.

Best of surf and turf

2012-08-20 10:44:27

Is true blue beef from Japan better, or is it the Australian Wagyu that captures your fancy? Find out at the JW's California and the Marriott Cafe in September.

Palatial offerings

2012-08-20 10:41:20

Imperial Palace Restaurant opened its first outlet in Beijing 11 years ago. Since then, it has been widely recognized as one of the best high-end Cantonese restaurants in the capital.

Manchurian class act

2012-08-20 10:37:18

In spite of the modesty of the name, Najia Xiaoguan, or the Little Restaurant by the Na Family, is anything but.

Take a step back in time with authentic cafe dishes

2012-08-20 10:27:32

When you enter Cha's Restaurant in Shanghai, it feels like a step back in time to 1960s Hong Kong, where people wait for hours just to get a seat.

Where the Strip is not quite a tease

2012-08-20 10:20:25

It was the name that first caught our eye. Another new steakhouse didn't seem like news, but would Strip House offer something different?

Vegetarian fit for a king

2012-08-20 10:13:29

No meat, but the dishes are exotic, unique and right royally delicious. Ye Jun visits a new restaurant in Beijing that is raising the bar.

Australian scientists in research into spider venom for breast cancer cure

2012-08-17 17:04:04

Australian scientists are undertaking ground-breaking research into spider venom for use in medicine to fight breast cancer.

Oklahoma reports two more deaths of West Nile virus

2012-08-17 17:03:36

The health department of the US state of Oklahoma confirmed two more deaths of West Nile virus, bringing the state's death toll to three this week.

Cubans urged to join dengue fight

2012-08-17 15:27:13

Cubans were called upon to support the government's efforts to fight dengue, especially in summer months that usually see a spike in the disease.

Rare virus kills one in northern California

2012-08-17 15:12:35

One person died and another was sickened after contracting the rare hantavirus in the northern part of the US state of California.