What’s Eating China: Anhui Cuisine

Anhui cuisine (安徽菜; ānhuī cài) is derived from the native cooking styles of the Huangshan Mountain people and is similar to Jiangsu cuisine. Thanks to ample uncultivated fields and forests

What’s Eating China: Zhejiang Cuisine

Zhejiang cuisine (浙菜; Zhècài) originates from the traditional ways of cooking from around the south of Shanghai to the former Chinese capital of Hangzhou. In general, Zhejiang food is not

What’s Eating China: Jiangsu Cuisine

In general, Jiangsu cuisine’s texture is characterized as soft, but not to the point of being mushy. For example, meat may feel quite delicate, but would not fall from the

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

A Brief Encounter With The Winter In Tibet

I’ve always been longing to visit Tibet—a heaven on earth, the locked away Shangri-la in the world’s roof at the Himalaya and the holy homeland for Buddhists. The plateau snakes

Tapping Into the Communications Genius

By now, you’ve gone to countless business meetups. In your office rest stacks of business cards, but how much do they really help you? What if every contact you made,

Bringing Hope to Forgotten Youth: How Orphans Taught Us The Meaning of Life

“Orphans are easier to ignore before you know their names. They are easier to ignore before you see their faces. It is easier to pretend they are not real before

DG Gets Real On Two Wheels

Central Dongguan has finally evolved—or perhaps, devolved?—into its own metropolis where bikes turn out to be the fastest way to get around. Gridlocks, horrible drivers and the loss of appealing

Staying Alive In China: A Quick Guide to Buying Health Insurance

Recently, our esteemed Editor-in-Chief was struck down by sudden sensorineural hearing loss (SSHL), which resulted in complete deafness in one ear. Random as the disease sounds, it turns out that