So you’ve tried Chinese food from all over the country – Beijing’s famous street snacks, dim sum from Shanghai, hotpot from Sichuan, perhaps even Yunnanese cheese. But have you ever sampled Xinjiang cuisine? Never fear, WildChina is about to give you a 6-dish tour of Xinjiang, China’s next biggest foodie destination. On one of our many Silk […]
Nestled in the heart of the former French colony of Laos, Luang Prabang has its own blend of culinary traditions featuring everything from Southeast Asian-French fusion to more exotic local dishes. — Set at the intersection of two rivers, full of beautiful Wats (temples) and surrounded by both natural and man-made beauty, Luang Prabang’s one of Southeast […]
A tiny nation bordering East and South Asia, Bhutan has an unexpected flair for unique food. This ancient culture only recently opened its doors in 1974, so its cuisine has evolved almost completely isolated from its neighbors. Here’s a peak into the region’s eclectic gastronomy. – Landlocked in the Eastern Himalayas between China and Bangladesh, […]
Dali is the perfect backdrop for a truly authentic Chinese travel experience. From stunning mountains to decadent gastronomic delights, the city of Dali and its surrounding areas provide visitors with a one-of-a-kind immersion into a China both old and new. Experience Dali like an insider with my six tips only a native would know about – Fighting […]
A couple of spots have just opened up on celebrated food author, Fuchsia Dunlop’s, Gastronomic Tour of China in May. Read on for a little sampling of the trip that will make your mouth water, then hurry and book your spot before it’s snatched up.
Our travel expert/ foodie Fuchsia Dunlop has generously shared with us her authentic take on one of the most popular and widely known Chinese dishes. Get a taste for China from the comfort of your own home with this amazing Gong Bao Chicken Recipe.
What’s the most popular dessert on social media? Lately it’s Ladurée macaroons and or Belgium chocolates with afternoon tea. Best friends gather together, sharing and savoring over fabulous flowers, fine china, and laced table decors. Here in China, we enjoy the same kind of sweet pleasure with green tea and treats. Although these pastries are […]
Chinese cuisine is much more than the sickeningly sweet orange chicken and limp chow mein you may have encountered outside of China. In fact, Chinese cuisine is very diverse and varies from province to province. For example, Beijing is known for its Peking duck while Sichuan is famous for its red chili or peppercorn based […]
Hand-pulled noodles, freshly-made broth, and an open kitchen? Welcome to Noodle Bar, part of 1949 The Hidden City. Enter the tiny room and pick one of only 12 stools around the bar; with so few seats, everyone gets front-row tickets to the noodle-pulling spectacle. Noodle Bar only offers one thing: (you guessed it!) noodles. […]
When you have a cultural and culinary history as long as China’s, you’ll find that a lot of customs and dishes have legends behind them. One of our favorites is the touching story of the Yunnan dish, guoqiao mixian (过桥米线) or the “Crossing the Bridge Noodles”: ____ Long ago, just south of the Yunnan city […]
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