Shanghai, China: Bo Shanghai

Chef Alvin Leung is no stranger to thinking outside the box. His innovative technique and unconventional flavor combination is what made him an overnight success. Having gained 3 Michelin stars in Hong Kong with Bo Innovation, it was only natural that he extended his repertoire into a city that is booming in the F&B scene,…

Shantou & Xiamen, China: Coffee Shops

It was a pleasant surprise we found quite a few quality coffee shops in Shantou and Xiamen. Many of these shops are owned and run by young enthusiasts, who are internationally certified. Soga Lab A petite coffee shop with only 6 seats Very affordable and a wide range of single-origin coffees (using clever-dripper Friendly staff…

Shantou, China: Beef Hotpot

China is famous for its hotpot, and the style of hotpot varies from region to region. Sichuan is notorious for its lethal spiciness and numbness. Beijing takes pride in its lamb hotpot. Chaoshan hotpot might not have the same level of international fame amongst its fellows, but its beef hotpot has long gained popularity within…