Li Anlan

Feature Reporter
Taste

Chef steps out of the kitchen

"When society shows respect to a profession, it will make the industry better," said Zhu Wenyuan, a Shanghai-born star chef.
Taste

Love the eggs? Let count the ways

Eggs are a small ingredient with huge potential in the kitchen.
Taste

It may be common...but it's a star!

Chinese star anise is a spice that couldn't be more common in Chinese cooking. But in October last year it doubled in price.
Lifestyle

Online reviews stifle makeup launch

Palace Museum Taobao shut down its first original makeup line only three weeks after the official launch.
Taste

So many ways to enjoy such simple vegetables

To get through the winter, a typical family in northeastern China can stock over a ton of baicai, the large, leafy Chinese white cabbage.

Lifestyle

Chefs' taste success with their skill in the kitchen craft

Two chefs who've won the award of the 2018 Shanghai Standouts shared their stories with Shanghai Daily.
Taste

Beef dishes fit for fighters

When the heroes from the "Water Margin" felt hungry during their expeditions, they looked no further than a plate of sliced cooked beef and a jug of wine.
Taste

'Tis the season to eat merry!

It's never too early to start planning for the holiday celebrations, and there are plenty of things to do both at home and out. 
Taste

When you're in for a grilling

In China, different cuisines have different grill or barbecue traditions, from grilled pig brains in Sichuan Province and Chongqing to seafood feasts along the east coast.
Taste

Michelin's first regional guide, a top chefs' cook-off and a local dairy brand's new venture

In terms of good Cantonese food, Shanghai has outdone Guangzhou again in Michelin's new guide.
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