china

tea

McDonald's Apologizes for Serving Woman Disinfectant-Laced Bubble Tea

Can’t say that’s my favorite boba flavor, either.
Bettina Makalintal
4.18.19
Chinese food

Crackdown on Century Eggs in Italy Sparks Outcry in China

“Foreigners are clueless when it comes to food,” said one Chinese social media user.
Jelisa Castrodale
4.17.19
diet

Dieters Are Paying Internet Strangers to Eat Fattening Food for Their Vicarious Pleasure

Enterprising internet users in China are getting paid to eat McDonald’s, drink bubble tea, and down ‘Western food' on camera.
Jelisa Castrodale
4.16.19
rice

Sticky Rice Has Taken an Unexpected Turn Into Diplomacy

Government officials in Thailand and Cambodia are spreading political messages through huge feasts of sticky rice.
Bettina Makalintal
1.23.19
china

The US Pork and Beef Lobbies Are Hosting Cooking Classes to Win Over Chinese Youth

A dietitian present claimed the US-raised meats offered unique health benefits, and students received swag for sharing on social media.
Lauren Rothman
10.26.18
Trade wars

A Ship Full of Soybeans Has Been Drifting Aimlessly for a Month Because of Trump’s Trade Wars

Peak Pegasus has been loitering off the coast of China since July 6.
Danielle Wayda
8.10.18
politics

Here Are All the Foods Being Screwed by Trump's Trade Wars

Everything from beer to soybeans to lobster to pork is in the crosshairs.
Danielle Wayda
7.10.18
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

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

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

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

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
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