The other day a friend mentioned a restaurant that had just opened near her home and said she was skeptical if it could make money because when she dined there she was given an incredibly generous run for hers.
2015-05-23As high-end restaurants and hotels push to make meals entertaining, ice artists are coming out of the workshop and into the dining room. Zhang Xuan and Mike Peters chat with a father-son duo of Filipino chefs
2015-05-23Dine Around with Marriott
2015-05-22Nearly 50 years after it came together, the legendary French progressive rock band Magma will perform in China for the first time, visiting Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen this month.
2015-05-22In the eyes of a veteran in the development of China's pop music industry for nearly two decades, Western classical music may have its future in the East.
2015-05-22When Western movies had just begun to enter Chinese people's lives in the 1990s, the Oscar winner Ghost was among the first batch of blockbusters that gained wide popularity among Chinese audiences.
2015-05-22Top costume designers from Hollywood have re-designed the fashion label's flagship stores around the world. Sun Yuanqing looks at their recent changes in Beijing.
2015-05-21Crowne Plaza Beijing Sun Palace is celebrating its seventh Yunnan Culture Festival with water splashing, a Yunnan-style barbeque and minority dancing until the end of this month.
2015-05-21The political satire Gone With the Bullets has won the Dirty Ashtray Award for being the smokiest film of the past year. Xu Fan reports.
2015-05-21China's annual Film Critics' Choice Awards have been given to five films instead of 10. Critics say the quality of films made in China needs to improve.
Just as Korean TV serials are hot among Chinese, so is Korean cuisine becoming a popular choice in China when people want to eat something different but not that bizarre.
2015-05-21Fiesta Tex-Mex, newly opened among Beijing's under-the-sidewalk shops along Xindong Lu, is a triumph of low expectations.
2015-05-21A day of wines
2015-05-20An exhibition titled Elegance: Comfortable and Self-complacent is displaying 59 paintings by 82-year-old woman artist Su Hua-xin, celebrating her decades of devotion to ink-and-water art.
2015-05-20To celebrate the 90th anniversary of the Palace Museum, the museum opened on May 17 an exhibit displaying archival photos from the late Qing Dynasty and the Republic of China.