Tag: china

Life Changing Dumplings from Bizarre Foods: Shanghai

Shengjian Bao with a Cult Following Eating your way through the world’s most populous city is one of life’s greatest pleasures. As Shanghai’s landscape becomes more international, many traditional places have disappeared, but thankfully Da Hu Chun has stood the test of time. Open along the river since the 1930s, this restaurant is known for shengjian…  Read More

Verdant Tea

Artisan Chinese Tea A recent addition to Minneapolis’ Seward neighborhood, Verdant Tea Tasting Room & Tea Bar offers a curated selection of artisan, seasonal Chinese teas from small family farms. Owners Lily and David Duckler are obsessed with tea and the hospitality culture that revolves around it. They spend a lot of time in China each year…  Read More

5 Questions: Jason Wang

Obsessed with Entrepreneurship Jason Wang has brought renewed energy and killer business acumen to his father’s acclaimed Xi’an Famous Foods, a string of casual yet highly-regarded restaurants in NYC serving the authentic cuisine of China’s Shaanxi province. The family-run empire is a result of old world techniques (his father, David Shi, is an incredible chef who…  Read More

Eating in Shanghai

China’s Modern Metropolis By Bob & Sue The food in Shanghai can be a bit sweeter and browner in color than that of its northern neighbor in Beijing, but many of the local foods are available highly spicy if you ask. Lost Heaven offers outstanding food at several locations, with dishes such as delicious kung pao…  Read More

Kau Kee

A Noodle Shop With a Serious Cult Following If I had only one meal in all of Hong Kong, it would be at Kau Kee. It’s a legendary 100-year-old institution, popular with locals, travelers and anyone in-the-know – and it’s my favorite place in town. The small, always crowded dive has one specialty: braised beef…  Read More

Kau Kee

A Noodle Shop With a Serious Cult Following If I had only one meal in all of Hong Kong, it would be at Kau Kee. It’s a legendary 100-year-old institution, popular with locals, travelers and anyone in-the-know – and it’s my favorite place in town. The small, always crowded dive has one specialty: braised beef…  Read More