The owner of a popular eatery specializing in spicy rabbit heads admits that eating bunny brains might not be for everyone, but the residents of Chengdu can't get enough.
Everyone handles spice differently. I invented a heat index scale for my restaurant, Han Dynasty, so that people don't send dishes back to the kitchen, one of the biggest cultural insults in China.
Outfitted with aged wood panels and dangling Edison-style bulbs, Charu looks like the kind of coffee shop I avoid in the States—but in Chengdu, it's trying to offer new opportunities for Tibetans.
ESL teachers expect to face some cultural difficulties, but few realize quite what they're in for.
Photos surface of cheating devices confiscated by police including a wired t-shirt, pens equipped with cameras, and wireless earphones.