WHAT’S EATING CHINA: Hunan CUISINE

Chairman Mao Zedong’s home province of Hunan is renowned throughout China for its fiery flavors. Also called “Xiang” cuisine, it consists of cooking styles from the Xiang River region (near

What’s Eating China: Fujian Cuisine

Most notable from the Fuzhou region, Fujian-style cuisine is renowned for being tender and light, yet flavorful, with a particular emphasis on umami (savory) taste. Known in Chinese cooking as

Enter the Dragon

When was the last time you were nearly consumed by a fire breathing dragon? Regardless of what any Chinese friends tell you, they aren’t your friends. Unless, you’re made of

Let It Be: The Beatles bar (Humen)

I had been searching for a decent Western-style bar ever since I first stepped foot in Humen over four years ago. From my experience, Kansas City in the Grand Noble

Ciao for now? Il Giglio Restaurant (Humen)

Considering that Humen is a port town with a bustling garment industry, which sees a regular influx of foreigners, it might come as quite a surprise that there are scant

Reach for This One

For those who’ve never heard of author Lee Child or seen the movie Jack Reacher, starring Tom Cruise, it’s time for an update! With the second installment of the Reacher

Guangdong’s Original Gearheads

Surrounded by mountains, hulking trees and jungle growth, the untapped beauty of Southern China is a wonder not often beheld. It took a unique group with their love for producing

Gecko Bar and Grill (Chang’an): Best Burger in DG?

Situated on the Dongguan-Shenzhen border, Chang’an remains to be one of Dongguan’s most modern townships. Just around the corner from bar street—and virtually in the shadow of the town’s flagship

Romance in Houjie: Al Pozzo

Six years ago, HERE! had a taste of a fledgling Italian eatery way out in Houjie. Deciding it was high time for a return visit to this now firmly established

Bar Street Lotus: Sen Vietnamese

Dongcheng Bar Street has a new addition to its ever expanding range of places to eat. Sen Vietnamese restaurant has recently opened to offer a taste of the Mekong on