Category archives for: China

Beijing, CN: Beijing’s Famed Street-Food Scene Struggles to Survive

A diner feats on lamb grilled with onions and cilantro in Lazhu Hutong, an alley full of outdoor barbecue spots off of Qianmen Street near Tiananmen Square in Beijing. (Debra Bruno)

Beijing is transitioning from a city of grease-smudged kitchens to one of high-rise malls packed with boutiques and Sichuan-fusion cuisine joints.

National News: LA Chef Talks Inspiration from Travel for New Dishes


For any chef, inspiration for a new dish is almost always comprised of experiences, memories and travel that can be tasted through the flavor.

Chiang Mai, CN: Where to Eat Street Food in Chiang Mai


A common question I get is where to go for good street food in Chiang Mai.

Xiamen, CN: Night Time Food Market Around Sibei Area Becomes Sought-After in Xiamen

Datong Road peanut soup and other finger food

This is like a dream come true!’ said some young ladies who left the food stands satisfied, waving boxes of food in the air after nearly an hour waiting.

Shanghai, CN: Like Street-Food? Then Shanghai is the Place To Go


Just minutes from the stuffy hi-tech business district of modern Shanghai, traditional street food is sold from the back doors of people living in the 1930s-built Jing’an Villas neighborhood

China: Police Find Unappetising Truth About Street Food


Chinese police have arrested 32 people in a nationwide crackdown on “gutter oil”

China: Discarded Food Waste Slop Recycled Into Cheap Cooking Oil


Slop oil is “refined” from slop or swill, which is the leftover “food”

Shanghai: Street Food Vendors May Be Legalized


STREET food vendors will be allowed legally for the first time so long as they meet sanitary and management conditions, according to the city’s latest draft of food safety regulations.