Daredevil tourists enjoy luxury banquet… 6,500ft in the air

Hundreds of hardy tourists ate seafood and drank on the side of Mount Laojun in China some 6,500ft in the air. The luxury repast,...

China chilli fest gets off to scorching start

 An annual chilli pepper festival kicked off yesterday in central China's spice-loving Hunan province with a chilli-eating contest in which the winner set a...

Robot fast-food chefs: Hype or a sign of industry change?

Robots can't yet bake a souffle or fold a burrito, but they can cook up vegetables and grains and spout them into a bowl...

A Kuwaiti touch: Local chefs excelling in the art of French cuisine

 KUWAIT: French cuisine is known throughout the world for its unique texture, outstanding flavor, and distinctive presentation, making it one of the most famous...

Japan’s ‘wood alcohol’

TOKYO: Discerning drinkers may soon be able to branch out after Japanese researchers said yesterday they have invented a way of producing an alcoholic...

In Cambodia, fears tarantula may go off the menu

 While a plate piled high with hairy, palm-sized tarantulas is the stuff of nightmares for some, these garlic fried spiders are a coveted treat...

Eternal noodles: Obama ‘bun cha’ table encased in Vietnam

The table where former US president Barack Obama famously slurped noodles in downtown Hanoi has been preserved-chopsticks and all-under a glass box for eternity,...

Au revoir, baguette! France goes mad for le burger

For the first time in history, hamburger sales in France have soared higher than the classic baguette jambon-beurre sandwich as French diners surrender to...

Mexican regional cuisine drives booming food scene

Sure, every foodie loves tacos and enchiladas. But what about lesser-known Mexican classics like cochinita pibil, the impossibly flavorful, slow-roasted meat dish from the...

Smell of coffee permeates streets of tea-obsessed Kabul

Afghans in need of a caffeine fix line up at Najibullah Sharyari's coffee cart in Kabul-converts to the drink that is now percolating in...

Spanish cheesemakers defend Manchego from Mexican ‘copy’

In central Spain, the arid plains of La Mancha are famous for their windmills and Manchego, a cheese made out of ewe's milk that...

App delivery boom shakes up China food sector

Guo Bonan has opened several new branches of his "8Peppers" spicy Sichuan-style restaurants across Shanghai since last year, and not one has a dining...

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