China Thinks McDonald's Highly Coveted Szechuan Sauce Is 'Just OK'
The reviews are in for this cursed McDonald's condiment now that it's landed in China. Sorry, 'Rick and Morty' fans—they're not great.
This Restaurant Celebrates a Brutal Era in Chinese History
Sichuan is full of restaurants themed around the Cultural Revolution, when millions of Chinese were exiled, tortured, and killed by the Communist regime.
Foraging for Fish Mint in Rural Sichuan Is Smelly Business
I traveled to the mountains of Sichuan to forage for fish mint, a culinary delicacy and prized ingredient in Chinese medicine whose name is derived from the fishy aroma the leaves emit.
Loggers Are Wiping Out Panda Bear Habitats in China
A loophole in Chinese law allows natural forests to be converted to plantations — a practice that is threatening the iconic animal's habitat in Sichuan province.
China's Former Spy Chief Jailed For Life After Secret Trial
Zhou Yongkang is the highest-ranking former Chinese politician to face court since the 1981 treason trial of Mao Zedong's wife and other members of the "Gang of Four".