Chinese food


How Britain Fell Out of Love with the Chinese Takeaway

For more than two decades, Chinese cuisine ruled. But new figures reveal that Chinese eateries are dwindling in the UK.


We Don't Need a White Wellness Saviour to 'Fix' Chinese Food

There are real problems with Lucky Lee's framing of an entire cuisine as “unhealthy.”


Haggis and Chow Mein Collide at Seattle's Gung Haggis Fat Choy

The annual dinner celebrates Chinese New Year and Burns Night, both of which tend to fall around the same time.


Biang Biang Noodles Recipe

It's OK to play with your food sometimes—these spicy noodles are stretched by hand.


These Ruby Prawn Dumplings Combine Innovation with Tradition

The secret to London Cantonese restaurant Baozilnn's har gow dumplings is beetroot juice.


These Sichuan-Inspired Wontons Are Filled with Joy (and Sweet Potato)

Chef Ellen Parr of London Chinese restaurant Lucky & Joy switches out the prawn in this veggie version of the classic dumpling dish.


How China’s Food Industry Became a Tech Battleground

Search engine operator Baidu and Tencent, the company behind WeChat, already dominate China’s tech world. Now, they have their sights set on robot restaurants and food delivery.


Stir-Fried Sticky Rice Cakes (Nian Gao)

Chewy rice cakes add texture to this simple Chinese stir-fry.


I Cooked Through My Depression with China’s Eight Great Cuisines

It sounded simple enough—make one dish from the eight provinces of Sichuan, Hunan, Zhejiang, Fujian, Anhui, Shandong, Jiangsu, and Guangdong. I had just uprooted from Mumbai to Beijing, and was extremely lonely.


The Problem with Takeaways

There are nearly 60,000 takeaways in Britain, and most of us eat fast food on average two days per week. What impact is this having on our health?


New UK Health Campaign Targets Chinese Restaurant Food

Action on Salt singled out Chinese takeaways this week for serving dishes with high levels of salt—but we shouldn't demonise the cuisine.


20 Recipes to Prepare For (or Recover From) a Long Night of Drinking

Don't set yourself up for failure.