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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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10 Must-Try Foods in China Posted by on Mar 8, 2018

10 Must-Try Foods in China

Chinese cuisine is famous all over the world, and for good reason. There are so many different styles of cooking in China that you could eat something different every day of the year. Unfortunately, the diversity and uniqueness of Chinese cuisine often gets lost in Chinese restaurants outside of the country. If you’ve ever been…

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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 This is the outdated spelling (similar to Peking for Beijing) of Sichuan (四川 – sì chuān), which is a province in southwest China.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 One Video Posted by on Aug 14, 2017

Chengdu Day One Video

There’s a lot you can do with your 72-hour visa-free visit to Chengdu! Our first day in one of China’s biggest cities includes a stroll around Tianfu Square, some mouth-numbing Sichuan food, a leisurely afternoon in People’s Park, and a evening on the Wide and Narrow Alleys. Check it out in our Chengdu Day One…

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72 Hours in Chengdu (Part One) Posted by on Aug 10, 2017

72 Hours in Chengdu (Part One)

While traveling in China can be an incredible experience, getting a visa is not. Thankfully, several Chinese cities now offer 72-hour visa-free visits. With three full days to explore, there’s plenty you can do. We’ve already taken a look at what you can do with a visa-free trip to Beijing and Kunming. Next up, we’re…

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