Shanghai’s Best Xibei Restaurants

by Jamie Barys, Chief Eating Officer of UnTour Food Tours     Looking for Shanghai’ Best Xibei (Northwestern) food? The food from China’s northwestern provinces of Xinjiang, Gansu, Qinghai, Ningxia and Shaanxi is culturally unique in the country. The dishes focus mostly on the halal flavors of Muslim cuisine from China’s 10 ethnic minorities who … Continued

Shanghai’s Best Sichuan Restaurants

  by Jamie Barys, Chief Eating Officer of UnTour Food Tours         Looking for Shanghai’s Best Sichuan food? Chuan cuisine – as Sichuan cuisine is known throughout China – relies heavily on five-alarm chili peppers (la) and mouth-numbing Sichuan peppercorn (ma) to create the mala spicy flavors that have made it world … Continued

Trump’s Granddaughter Can Speak Chinese

The 2016 general election in the US is finally over and it was a big surprise win when Donald Trump emerged as the 45th president of the United States. During his presidential campaign, Trump was publicly unfriendly to China; however, his 4 year old granddaughter (daughter of Ivanka Trump), Arabella, has been learning the Chinese … Continued