Author Archives: Yen Wang

Enjoy at Meizhou Dongpo

Meizhou Dongpo could be one of the most popular chain restaurants in Beijing. Opened in 1996, the Beijing-based chain now has more than 20 branches in the capital. As a Sichuan restaurant, Meizhou is famous for its affordable price and its late-night service. With...


Museums in Beijing

Beijing is known as an ancient city and is famous for its cultural elements. The capital may not have breathtaking architecture, but it has quite a few museums that are worth visiting. In this issue, We introduce several of the city¡¯s best. The Forbidden...


Traditional Snacks for Tomb Sweeping Day

Tomb Sweeping Day, also known as the Qingming Festival, is an important holiday in Chinese culture. Historical records show it has been observed for more than 2,500 years. The day began as a marker of rising temperature and the start of the farming season....


Learn to Make Yuxiang Jisi

Yuxiang rousi (fish-flavored pork slices) is one of the most popular dishes in Chinese cuisine. The original dish is cooked with pork slices, but you can replace the pork with beef or chicken. The steps are basically the same when making yuxiang jisi. Ingredients:...


Learn to Make Yanshui Duck

Also known as guihua duck, yanshui duck is a famous dish in Nanjing cuisine. The dish is said to have a history of more than 2,500. This recipe will help you to recreate the famously salty dish at home. Ingredients 2 duck legs 50g...


Lost in the Stores

The capital is warming up, and the long and dirty winter may be nearing its end. It’s time to get out of the house and enjoy Beijing’s sweet but short spring. Beijing is light on impressive scenery, but what it lacks in visual beauty...


Authentic Food at Nanjing Dapaidang

Nanjing Dapaidang surely makes an impression. From the red lanterns hung high and its large wooden doors, the restaurant is determined to transport dinners back to Nanjing’s glory days as capital of the Republic of China (1912–1949). With more than 10 branch locations in...


Duck Dishes of the North and South

Beijing duck may be the most famous authentically Chinese dish in the world. Its crispy skin, juicy meat and unique dining style have won it worldwide acclaim. Although, Beijing’s roasted duck might be China’s most famous, duck is used in many Chinese cuisines. The...


Violent Bullying a Growing Epidemic at Chinese Schools

A recent report of three high school boys spiking a girl student’s drink with an aphrodisiac has turned the spotlight of public scrutiny on China’s growing problem with severe school bullying. ‘She Deserved It’ On March 5, a girl student at Tianjiabing Experimental Middle...


Vaping on the Rise in China

2015 was a busy year for 25-year-old Pan Weiren’s chain of vaping supply shop. Earlier this year, his e-cigarette shop and bar Mr. Vape opened a fifth location in Wangjing, a busy neighborhood in Chaoyang district. Pan got into vaping while he was studying...