Beijing, China — This past week, my nephew Jordan Wittrock had his friend Cristobal Alvarez visited Beijing. Cris and Jordan attended culinary school together in San Francisco. While Cris was here to explore Beijing culture, history, scale the Great Wall, meander through hutongs, and bike to the markets, he [...]

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Check out this massive cargo load of Styrofoam this guy is transporting.

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作者Jina Hui自我介绍: 来自中国重庆的某个农村,属于80后,从小娇生惯养,不懂得煮食。2004年通过网络结识了现在的老公,婚后才跟公公婆婆学习做 菜。现在一家人住在加州,家有两个囡囡,为了让两个囡囡能够吃多点,因此每天都变着花样的做东西给他们吃,结果囡囡还是那么的瘦,而我和老公却越来越肥。我现在应该算是典 型的“肥妈”了。新浪博客http://blog.sina.com.cn/u/1781197827 和微博http://weibo.com/1781197827。

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Beijing, China — In light of David Sedaris’ recent controversial article Chicken toenails, anyone?, City Weekend Beijing published a cover story highlighting their top 30 restaurants in Beijing with a side, featuring three comments from myself and two other ‘experts’ on Chinese food. I want to add a few [...]

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Mid-Autumn festival (Zhōngqiū jié, 中秋节) is celebrated annually on the 15th day of the 8th month in the lunar calendar.

“Zhōngqiū (中秋)” was initially seen in Rites of Zhou which dictated people to offer sacrifices in worship of the sun in spring and the moon in autumn during the 

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成都,四川,中国- ShowShanti的存在和成功要归功于通过社交媒体联系上的志愿者家庭。其中有一个家庭是蒋毅和蒋利兄妹俩。我们通过网络表达了去四川地区学习家常菜的愿望。热心又有才华的蒋毅很快和我们取得了联系。他酷爱做饭,有一个饭店叫豪虾传;他对中国的地沟油问题写了不少文章;他还把我介绍给另外两个很棒的家庭:肖阿姨家和王阿姨家。

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Hong Kong — A teppanyaki dinner is always entertaining, but it takes great quality and skill to do more than impress visually. The dinner at Matsubishi provoked utters of delight, with hardly words to speak. So in that fashion, I am sharing the visuals of my dinner too long to recount in [...]

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Hong Kong — I came to Hong Kong for a visa renewal and now the trip has been extended as I work on a new project. Our client, Alex, is a gourmand. He loves to eat and he knows his food and wine. Alex invited us to dinner at Gold where his [...]

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