There are more than 41,000 Chinese food restaurants in the United States. For the number one Chinese restaurant in New York, we find out its secret for success: it’s all about creativity and trying something new.
The Dragon Boat Festival, also known as Duanwu jie, is June 9 this year. As one of the most important traditional Chinese festivals, it has been celebrated for thousands of years. Let’s took a look at its history, the dragon boat, activities, and food.
One of my favorite breakfast meals is huevos rancheros. But I’m biased — I grew up in Santa Fe, New Mexico, where its a breakfast staple. A more heart-healthy version of this dish retains all the flavors of huevos, but removes a the cholesterol found in eggs.
Most of you are familiar with Chinese stir-fry dishes. You can order them from any Chinese restaurant. This recipe is a must-order for my family every time we go out to eat, especially on Chinese New Year. Unfortunately, restaurants have been raising this dish’s price […]
I am a bamboo lover. I have bamboo pots sitting both on my office desk and at home. The meaning of lucky bamboo plays a huge part in Chinese culture. Many people give this kind of plant for housewarming gifts, birthdays, anniversaries and achievements. It […]
Once considered rare in the States, serving a whole fish at the dinner table – head, tail and eyeballs intact – is embraced by a lot of Chinese families, including mine. It is a lot less scary to eat than it looks. Whole fish also […]
Shared meals are a huge part of Chinese Spring Festival. But you don’t want to spend all your time in the kitchen when there is socializing to be done with family and friends. Victoria Li shows you five easy dishes that are delicious and quick […]
While Xi Jinping spent his formative years in Beijing, his parents hail from Northwest China’s Shaanxi province. In Chinese culture, a person is considered from whatever region their paternal ancestors are from. Shaanxi province, located along the middle reaches of the Yellow River, is considered […]
If you’re a fan of Chinese food in the United States, you’ve probably eaten General Tso’s chicken, sesame chicken, and chicken and broccoli — all common dishes found in U.S. Chinese restaurants. But they’re actually a rarity in China.
The Chinese celebrate Dragon Boat Festival on May 30 this year. In the lunar calendar, the festival occurs on the fifth day of the fifth month, so the festival is also commonly called the Double Fifth.
Succulent Mongolian beef is the perfect dish to make when you get that “I’m-too-tired-to-cook-but-I-have-to” feeling after work. This recipe is tasty and easy to rustle up, and all my test bunnies have fallen in love with it at first bite. And the best part? It […]
Spam musubi is one of Hawaii’s most popular snacks. It can be found in most convenience stores there. Today, I am going to share my original spam musubi recipe with all of you. Spam musubi is basically a spam and rice sandwich with a twist. You can add […]
I don’t know anyone who doesn’t love crunchy, healthy and tasty bites of Chinese chicken lettuce wraps. I devised this recipe as an affordable alternative to the pricey options at restaurants and the best part is that it’s super easy to make and you can substitute […]
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