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A Peking Duck Museum Opens In Beijing. We Approve Of This.

Food Republic 100% endorses this kind of museum
Jul 11, 2014 9:00 am

We’ll be the first to admit that we’re not the most well versed when it comes to museums here at Food Republic. There are, of course, a few exceptions to this statement. For example, word comes from The Wall Street Journal that a roast duck museum has opened to the public in Beijing. Now, that is our type of museum. Read on.

How To Get The Most Out Of Your International Butcher Shop

Translating these unique cuts for the home kitchen
Mar 5, 2014 9:00 am
Photo: Roger Walch on Flickr

There are 50 ways to butcher an animal. A "correct" way? Fat chance. Which makes things really interesting. “Most cultures that haven’t been globalized, like say the Japanese, give a lot of value to premium cuts, but they also deem every single part desirable,” says Tom Mylan, co-owner of The Meat Hook in Brooklyn. “It’s much more nose to tail in other cultures outside the United States.” With that, here’s the breakdown of six key butchering cultures — and how it all translates to your home kitchen.

Are These Really The Top 100 Restaurants In Hong Kong?

Interest in the Chinese city state is exploding
Mar 4, 2014 12:00 pm

Last week we told you about how Hong Kong is fast become the go-to food/travel destination in all of East Asia. The Chinese city-state is one of the world’s most exciting places to eat and the American media and air carriers have taken notice (ramping up non-stop flights and marketing the food angle pretty hard). And while the 9 restaurants we wrote about are all worth a visit, we sort of knew that it was only scratching the surface. Earlier today, the surface was smashed through with the announcement of Hong Kong's top 100 tables. Do you agree with the picks?

9 Places To Eat And Drink Incredibly Well In Hong Kong

There's so much food buzz in Asia's Skyscraper City
Feb 25, 2014 2:00 pm

You already know all about the Rolex shops, rooftop bars and high-rise hotels. But there is more to Asia’s Skyscraper City than meets the Chanel eyewear. From the best dim sum on earth to star-studded international imports, the Chinese city-state is one of the world’s most exciting places to eat right now. It's Fantasy Travel Week on Food Republic, so here are 9 places to eat and drink incredibly well in Hong Kong.

The 50 Best Restaurants In Asia 2014 List Revealed And Bangkok Is On Top

Thai chef David Thompson takes top honors
Feb 24, 2014 12:37 pm

In a ceremony earlier today in Singapore, the list for the top 50 restaurants in Asia were revealed and, as expected, there were some surprises (as any BEST IN THE WORLD lists will tend to produce). Bangkok chef David Thompson locked the #1 position for his restaurant, Nahm. Thompson is widely considered the father of modern Thai cooking and was previously the first chef to be awarded a Michelin star for Thai cooking in Europe. As for the other 49? 

The Other White Meat Gets A Chinese Takeover

Plus: GE wheat survives, found in OR
May 31, 2013 8:01 am
Wheat

A break from the farm bill brings news of a Chinese pork takeover, GE crop out break in Oregon and suprsing news about the nutritional value of vegetables in this week's food politics.

Summer Now Means The Return Of The Farm Bill

All the food politics news you need to know
May 24, 2013 8:01 am
Sugar Beets

Memorial Day’s fast approach signals the beginning of summer and with it the time for grilling, barbecue and of course — farm bill negotiations. 

Food News: Friday “Steak Night” At The White House, Global Warming Hits Bordeaux

Plus meat fraud in China & the rise of chickpeas
May 10, 2013 8:01 am
Steak

Anti-obesity campaign. Check. Food fraud in China. Check. The Obamas’ wax lyrical about steak. Check. It’s another week in food politics. Read more after the jump.

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