Bottling change

2012-04-07 17:08:04

Hennessy V.S.O.P has redesigned its liquor bottles for the first time in its 200-year history to make them taller, the world's largest cognac house announced recently in Shanghai.

Much ado about bamboo

2012-04-07 07:43:57

Spring has sprung, and bamboo sprouts are sprouting - to the delight of Chinese chefs. The spring shoots can now be found heaped alongside the last winter sprouts at markets.

Dine out for Easter

2012-04-06 15:52:49

Celebrating an Easter tradition.

Love birds

2012-04-06 15:27:39

The romance of Shatin's Lung Wah restaurant continues as Pauline D. Loh savors nostalgia in Hong Kong.

Californian dreamer

2012-04-06 15:20:08

He's got movie-star looks, a charming grin and the ability to make chocolates from bacon. Who can resist a chef like that? Pauline D. Loh succumbs in Hong Kong.

Szechuan Chalet

2012-04-06 14:21:31

IF the corner slice joint had brought in a pizzaiolo and brick oven from Naples, it wouldn't have been as surprising as hearing that the Sichuan place on Second Avenue and 73rd Street was actually good.

Legend Bar and Restaurant

2012-04-06 14:11:57

LEGEND Bar and Restaurant, a Sichuan restaurant in Chelsea, circled the block for months before parking in its current spot as one of the city's top Chinese destinations.

Guo's Cuisine Restaurant reopened with crosstalk an added bonus

2012-04-06 11:26:31

Guo's Cuisine Restaurant was set up by the well-known crosstalk performer Guo Degang, with a local classic cuisine as its basis. The restaurant, after redecoration, opened on March 3, 2012, highlighting characteristics of crosstalk culture.

Japanese Plus

2012-04-05 16:32:56

Hoshuin-style sushi sets apart the kitchen of a 'Sushi Monk', reports Donna Mah in Hong Kong.

A center for food culture

2012-04-05 16:28:36

A Beijing institution long before US Vice-President Joe Biden wandered in, Yao's Chaogan restaurant fears the wrecking ball, reports Zhang Zixuan.

Spiced chicken with chill sauce

2012-04-05 16:26:56

Spiced chicken with chill sauce is a cold dish. It is not very spicy. The chicken is soft and tender.

Steamed pork roll with sugar and glutinous rice

2012-04-05 16:26:50

It is one of the most traditional Sichuan dishes.