An Olympic torch has pride of place in the middle of the room, photos line the walls and hundreds of notes cover the middle pillar of the Meihua Jiaren (Plum flower Family) Dumpling Restaurant.
British Master of Wine Jancis Robinson says she's surprised the Chinese market seems to focus almost solely on red wines.
Drinking tea and eating little snacks called dim-sum is a way of life for Cantonese. Pauline D Loh examines 'yum-cha' culture
The plain-speaking owner of one of the country's most popular restaurants tells Ye Jun why she thinks Sichuan cuisine is set to take flight
Restaurants kick off discount promotions for various reasons: the anniversary of an opening, the coming of festivals or Valentine's Day.
Bad omens rarely come during calls to book a restaurant table. Not so at The Middle 8th, tucked back in a Sanlitun alley.
Take advantage of the chance to enjoy Vietnamese cuisine at Va Va Voom, with an authentic Vietnamese Chef behind the delicious creations that makes mouths water.
Hot pots in China come with a vast variety of soups and ingredients. Pauline D Loh looks at this unique way of feasting together
While drinking liquor is still largely viewed as a 'guy thing', one whisky expert sees more Asian women imbibing stiffer tipples.
China has become the biggest export market for Bordeaux wines outside the European Union as overall exports have collapsed due to the economic crisis and a strong euro put some wines beyond U.S. and British buyers.
In our family, the clash of cultures is most apparent when it comes to a simple pot of porridge.
After a full week of feasting and bingeing, it's time to eat light and let the tummies recuperate.