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Sichuan and Hunan Cuisine Posted by on Apr 3, 2019

Sichuan and Hunan Cuisine

After learning all about Cantonese cuisine last month, we’re shifting towards western China to explore the rich flavors of this region. When it comes to the food from western China, the two most notable examples are certainly Sichuan cuisine (四川菜 – sì chuān cài) and Hunan cuisine (湖南菜 – hú nán cài). Let’s head west and delve…

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Warm Up with Chinese Hot Pot Posted by on Dec 18, 2017

Sichuan and Hunan Cuisine

Winter is in coming, and temperatures are falling fast. This is especially true in the northern part of China – it’s already hovering around 0 degrees Celsius in Beijing and it’s far, far below zero in the provincial capital of Harbin. Coupled with the awful air pollution, this can lead to a serious sense of…

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An Intro to Sichuan Cuisine Posted by on Oct 19, 2017

If you’ve ever been to a Chinese restaurant, chances are you’ve seen something labeled as “Szechuan” before. This is the outdated spelling (similar to Peking for Beijing) of Sichuan (四川 – sì chuān), which is a province in southwest China. However you spell it, this corner of China is responsible for some of the country’s…

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Chengdu Day Two Video Posted by on Aug 23, 2017

Chengdu Day Two Video

After a busy first day exploring the city of Chengdu, it’s time to head out to see China’s national treasure – the giant panda. Spend the morning at the breeding research base, where you’ll see plenty of pandas munching on bamboo. Then enjoy a hot pot dinner and some Sichaun opera with its famous face…

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72 Hours in Chengdu (Part Two) Posted by on Aug 21, 2017

72 Hours in Chengdu (Part Two)

Our short visit to Sichuan’s capital of Chengdu has been a good one so far. The first day gave a good glimpse into both the ancient and modern sides of the city, as we saw the countless skyscrapers going up around Tianfu Square and took in the local culture at the People’s Park. For the…

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Chinese Dinner (中式晚餐) Posted by on May 15, 2017

Chinese Dinner

In case you haven’t noticed, we absolutely love Chinese food. We love sharing it with you even more! Go back and watch our videos about Chinese breakfast and lunch if you happened to miss them. That just leaves one more meal to go. Today we’ll see what Chinese dinner looks like. From the classic dumplings…

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3 Days in Beijing (Part Two) Posted by on Nov 15, 2016

With just three days to explore Beijing, the first one was pretty epic. Traveling along the city’s central north-south axis, you got to hit some of the biggest attractions in the city – the Temple of Heaven, Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, and much more. Hopefully you got some good rest; there are still two…

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