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pollution
pollution

Residents of the World's Most Polluted City Are Turning to 'Oxygen Cocktails' and 'Lung Teas'

Advertisements for one of the dubious drinks promise that “one oxygen cocktail is equal to a three-hour walk in a lush forest."
Jelisa Castrodale
5.2.18
bugs
bugs

300 Million Cockroaches Eat Restaurant Waste on This Chinese Farm

When the roaches die, their bodies are powdered and made into feed. It's the wonderful circle of life!
Jelisa Castrodale
5.1.18
Vegan
Vegan

A Vegan Pork Startup Hopes to Win Over Meat-Loving China

Vegan xiao long bao? It just might be possible if Omnipork's plant-based pork gets the approval of Chinese regulators.
Jelisa Castrodale
4.26.18
Chinese food
Chinese food

How Rome Fell in Love with Chinese Food

Sonia, the one-name-only grande dame of Rome's Chinese restaurant scene, had a lot to do with it.
Giancarlo Buonomo
1.24.18
Chinese cuisine
Chinese cuisine

I Tried to Master the Art of Noodle-Pulling at a Beef Noodle Soup School

The city of Lanzhou in Western China is famous far and wide for its beef noodle soup, so I went to one of the city's noodle schools to learn how to make it like a pro.
Clarissa Wei
12.26.17
Fast Food
Fast Food

White Castle's Sichuan Tofu Slider Might Be the Best Fast Food Burger Ever

It's a perfect balance of 'Rick and Morty' and 'Harold and Kumar.'
Sam Gaskin
11.3.17
bacon
bacon

Scientists Discover Low-Fat Bacon Can Be Made from CRISPR-Modified Pigs

Playing god is part of your balanced breakfast.
Mayukh Sen
10.25.17
crabs
crabs

Watch This Horrifying Video of a Crab Eating Herbs While Being Cooked Alive

BRB, becoming a vegetarian.
Mayukh Sen
10.17.17
china
china

China’s Niche Market for Bull Penis Is Small But Powerful

I’m in China testing out one of its most ancient aphrodisiacs: bull penis soup. I ventured to one of the few shops that serve it in Hangzhou to see if it lives up to his medicinal hype.
Noelle Mateer
9.18.17
competitive eating
competitive eating

China's 'Spicy King' Contest Submerges Competitors in Vats of Chiles

Who doesn’t want to take a pleasant dip in a searing vat of chiles?
Alex Swerdloff
8.14.17
sustainability
sustainability

Meet China’s '100 Percent Self-Sustainable Man'

He wears secondhand socks and brings his own organic vegetables to restaurants in a country where environmental consciousness is still a rare thing.
Jamie Fullerton
6.29.17
politics
politics

For the First Time in 13 Years, US Beef Is Sent to China

Even “currency manipulators” like a good bone-in ribeye.
Alex Swerdloff
6.19.17