Zhang Yang

iDEAL Reporter

Discovering the eight treasures of a famous Shanghai treat

People in Shanghai will swarm to a bowl of eight treasure rice which, for them, signifies reunion.

Award-winning chef brings French style to Shanghai

As one of the greatest chefs in the world, Yannick Alléno likes to create, innovate, taste and play with ingredients in order to obtain the best result. 

Scooter-driving Mexican spreads comedy in China

Mexican stand-up comedian co-founded the Shanghai Comedy Club and hopes to encourage more Chinese comics to take to the stage.

Shanghai's famous soup-filled xiaolongbao an experience to behold

Xiaolongbao is a type of steamed bun famous in small restaurants across Shanghai, which usually uses family recipes dating back decades.

The ever-evolving history of tofu vermicelli soup

Tofu vermicelli soup is a traditional Shanghai soup. It goes beyond its name since it's more than just tofu and vermicelli. 

Probably, not, the best beer in the world

Lager is a type of beer that is fermented and conditioned at low temperatures. The examples of lager beer produced worldwide vary greatly in flavor, color, and alcohol content.

Spreading the UNITY feel

International R&B superstar and three-time Grammy winner Ne-Yo and rising R&B artist Tinashe brought Mars down to Earth at the Shanghai Expo Park last weekend.