Construction starts on Smith and Gill's ice-inspired China skyscraper
Construction has started in Chengdu, China, on a 468-metre crystalline skyscraper by the architects behind the current and future world's tallest buildings
Swire's ‘Juggernaut’ Project Poised To Shake Up Chengdu's Retail Scene | Jing Daily
Slated to open this year, the mixed-use Daci Temple Project aims to stand apart from the pack as malls spring up all over the Western Chinese city.
Sichuan food: Chengdu restaurant Yu's Family Kitchen
While the flavors are familiar, the cuisine at Yu’s Family Kitchen in Chengdu, Sichuan, is anything but common or safe. Even the chef’s simplest dish, a seemingly uncomplicated steamed red bean bun, is artistically pricked with shears, transforming it into an edible hedgehog. Artistic details like these have propelled Yu's to the top of Chengdu's "must dine" lists -- and lend considerable clout to claims the Sichuan city is one of the hottest culinary destinations on the planet right now.
14 Essential Sichuan Eats (Beyond Hot Pot) in Chengdu and Chongqing
Though Chongqing Province and the city of Chongqing itself are no longer part of Sichuan Province (they split in the '90s), they share a culinary and cultural backbone. It's a foundation built on the slow, smoldering burn of dried chilies, the pungent bite of raw garlic, and mouth-numbing handfuls of citrus-scented Sichuan peppercorns, all balanced with dashes of black vinegar and more peanuts than you ever thought you could eat.
Jin Li Street, Chengdu: Tourist trap? Good enough for me
Like indie music, food critics can doubt the authenticity of street fare when it starts to get produced for a larger audience. Since Chengdu became a UNESCO gastronomy site in 2011, “reviewers” won…
10 of China's spiciest dishes
These Chinese food dishes are definitely not for the faint of heart, tongue or throat. Lots of sweat, howls of spicy pleasure and tasty treats are some of the things you'll experience when you dine on China's spicy foods.