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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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Eating in China Posted by on Nov 30, 2017

Eating in China is one big adventure. In this massive country with so many regional cuisines, there’s always something new to try. It’s said that people in China eat everything with four legs except the table and everything that flies except airplanes. From chicken feet to rabbit’s heads, no parts of the animal go wasted…

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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 This is the outdated spelling (similar to Peking for Beijing) of Sichuan (四川 – sì chuān), which is a province in southwest China.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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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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All Things Sichuan Posted by on Mar 31, 2013

Chances are you’ve probably munched on a dish labeled “Szechuan” in a Chinese restaurant at some point. Where does that delicious, spicy chicken come from? Well, it’s from Sichuan province (四川 – sì chuān), located in southwest China. Famous for its mouth-numbing food, cute and cuddly pandas, and stunningly beautiful landscapes, Sichuan is a fascinating…

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Better Know a… Province (Part One) Posted by on Oct 4, 2012

So far, we’ve covered two of China’s massive municipalities – Beijing and Shanghai. We’ll save the other two – Tianjin and Chongqing – for later, and today we’ll begin our tour around China’s many provinces. For this first provincial introduction, we’re heading to the sight of my last vacation – Sichuan (四川 – sì chuān)…

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Chengdu (成都) – People’s Park and Tianfu Square Posted by on Sep 17, 2012

The capital of southwest China’s Sichuan province, Chengdu is both an ancient and a modern city, with a long history and traditional Chinese culture mixed in with brand new skyscrapers that seem to be sprouting up every few hours. A morning here is well-spent wandering the massive People’s Park, where locals gather to sip tea…

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