BBQ for you

2012-06-18 14:38:05

Four Points by Sheraton Beijing, Haidian Hotel provides fun, food and drinks every evening during its Best Brews BBQ promotion.

New chef, new dishes

2012-06-18 14:36:51

The executive chef Daniel Jiang and his team at Chynna, Hilton Beijing Wangfujing, have developed a new menu featuring a wide range of Cantonese and Beijing specialties.

Bubbly brunch

2012-06-18 14:36:02

Wake up early on Sundays and enjoy the "soFEASTication" champagne brunch at Feast restaurant in Sheraton Beijing Dongcheng Hotel.

Classics with a twist

2012-06-18 14:30:32

Brain Yang, chef de cuisine at IFW, Park Hyatt Beijing, blends contemporary flair with classic Chinese recipes in a new menu.

Swills and thrills

2012-06-18 14:29:20

Lido Fountain Piazzais open every afternoon until midnight, with live band performances until 10 pm, when the TV is turned on to show the European Football Championship.

Chefs compete at Olympic Park

2012-06-18 14:15:58

The First Beijing Olympic Park International Culinary Competition from June 18-21 will become the "Olympics of culinary competitions".

Savory bundles of tradition

2012-06-16 08:01:57

Many stories surround Duanwu, the mid-summer festival that also commemorates the death of the patriot Qu Yuan (339-278 BC).

The magic people plant that hides in dense forests

2012-06-14 13:22:35

My biggest discovery in Fusong, Jilin province, was that its ginseng looks nothing like the kind of ginseng I previously knew.

Pomegranate-glazed lamb meatballs

2012-06-12 15:17:07

Recipe for pomegranate-glazed lamb meatballs.

Poached shrimp with thai basil and peanuts

2012-06-12 15:10:23

Recipe for poached shrimp with thai basil and peanuts.

Lack of sleep could increase stroke risk: U.S. study

2012-06-12 14:58:25

Habitually sleeping less than six hours a night significantly increases the risk of stroke symptoms among middle-age to older adults.

Swiss specials

2012-06-10 08:03:21

A few months ago, I reconnected with my former colleague Vandana. She suggested that we catch up over dinner at The Swiss Chalet, a favorite family restaurant.