A cold winter has delayed the marketing of Mingqian tea, the prime of Chinese green teas. But that is not entirely a bad thing, because the quality is expected to be higher.
Royal Goods Court is a renowned tea distributor in China.
The first spring teas to reach the markets can fetch prices that have farmers singing all the way to the bank.
A Beijing institution long before US Vice-President Joe Biden wandered in, Yao's Chaogan restaurant fears the wrecking ball.
Tea is steeped in Wuyutai, a Chinese tea house.
Tea fertilized by the dung of giant pandas has provoked controversy in Southwest China's Sichuan province, with a local entrepreneur applying for a world record for the tea's whopping price tag.
Seven students at a primary school in Southwest China remain in the hospital after they had eaten a free meal provided by the government and got sick, according to a local official.
Longjing (dragon well) tea got famous as early as in the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644).
To brew the super tender Mingqian teas, use water of lower temperature compared to normal teas—80 degrees Celsius for Longjing, and 70 degrees Celsius for Biluochun.
Of the eight major schools of China's culinary art, Sichuan cuisine is perhaps the most popular.
The origin of kung pao chicken (diced chicken fried with chili and peanuts) is generally believed to be related with Ding Baozhen.
It is said that a long time ago, a businessman's family liked to eat fish. They paid close attention to flavors so they usually added onions, ginger, garlic, wine, vinegar and soy sauce when they cooked fish.