FOOD

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

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FOOD

Ode to the Ou

Lotus roots and osmanthus bring autumn to a sweet conclusion

DIALECTS

Fangyan Friday #9: Elegant Shaoxing

Even insults can sound refined in the dialect of this gentle Zhejiang city

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TRADITIONAL CULTURE, PHOTO STORY

First Man

A colorful ceremony honors the prehistoric Yellow Emperor, known as the “forefather of all Chinese”

DIALECTS

Fangyan Friday #2: The Devil’s Wenzhouhua

Learn some key phrases from the notorious Zhejiang dialect known as the “devil’s language”

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ARTS

For Art’s Sake

A wealthy patron is putting philanthropy first, opening Hangzhou’s first non-profit foreign art museum

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SOCIETY

The Noughty Nineties: The Bureaucrat

The “post-90s” generation in government—from our cover story

ANCIENT HISTORY, TRAVEL

Hangzhou’s Hero

Take a walk around Hangzhou’s Temple of Yue Fei

TRAVEL

Nowhere Land

On the remote margins of the East China Sea, a fishing community has been rediscovered as a “post-90s” travel paradise

TRAVEL

Delving Into Deqing

Escape from the hurly-burly of Hangzhou and Shanghai for peace in Dongshen village

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