The Confused Origins of One of China’s Most Popular Dishes

How Anhui “banmian” spread across the nation and became associated with a city hundreds of kilometers away from its place of origin


Bean to Block: Journey to the Birthplace of Chinese Tofu

Firm up your knowledge of bean curd on the fabled mountain where it was said to be invented


Fangyan Friday #11: The Wuwei Way

Learn the “do nothing” dialect from Anhui province


Viral Week Ep. 235

Statue castrated, tourist sites reopen, disinfectant kills wildlife, and cold murder cracked—China slowly returns to life amid coronavirus