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Testing Grounds: Is Chinese Coffee Ready for the Big Leagues?

After 30 years in the making, Yunnan province wants to take its brews to the world

ANCIENT HISTORY

Ancient Ways to Beat the Summer Heat

Keeping cool with no electricity was no easy feat in ancient China

TRAVEL

The Legends of Longjing Tea

Some of the finest tea in China grows in the hills next to Hangzhou's West Lake

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Battle Grounds

Viral coffee chain has designs on Starbucks in Chinese market

FOOD

‘Star’ Bucks

Why are Chinese millennials queueing for hours just to get in a cafe? TWOC looks into the world of “internet famous” desserts and drinks

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FOOD, TRAVEL

Coconut Country

A day in Dongjiao, the Hainan community where a single fruit is the source of everything

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Bubble Trouble

The cutthroat war behind China’s creative milk tea craze

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FOOD

Crafty Conglomerates

With Big Beer looming, is China’s nascent craft-brewing scene facing its biggest threat yet?

FOOD

Bambooze

In the bamboo forests of Ningbo, distillers produce a notoriously delicious firewater

NEWS

Ginger Coke Hits China

It’s supposed to bring out your “inner heat,” but is it any good?

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