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


Journey Down the Rabbit Hole of Chengdu’s Favorite Street Snack

Tracking the humble origins, spicy flavors, and nostalgic undertones of this signature Sichuan dish—rabbit head


What’s for Dinner: Diverse New Year ‘Reunion Meals’ Around China

Many Chinese New Year traditions revolve around a family dinner, but what’s on the table varies greatly from region to region


The Breakfast Ties That Bind

Wenzhou sticky rice, a staple morning meal from the southern city known for its entrepreneurship, is the glue that holds a global diaspora together


Anything Goose in this Classic Northeast Chinese Dish

Cozy up for winter in Dongbei with stewed goose in an iron wok


The Tastes of a Ningbo Summer

Minute snails, stinky water melon, and "ghost buns," are just some of the tasty treats in this seaside Chinese city


Wild Appetites

Bamboo rat farmers left in the lurch as China turns its back on ‘wild’ meat products


Golden Ginkgo

Botany, medicine, conservation, and religion: an iconic Chinese tree that has played a role in everything


Donkey for Dinner

How a draft animal became a popular—and controversial—northern delicacy


Mock Meat Revolution

Environmental concerns and a pork shortage are fueling a growing Chinese market in meat substitutes