This episode introduced Buddha Jumps Over the Wall, Dong Po Pork, Blang Blang Noddle and the stories behind the names. Also, it introduced regional cuisines cooked with woks and beyond woks, including Stir Fried Rice Noddles, Pork Bones Full of Marrow, Beijing Roast Duck and Steamed rice noddles.
Here is Beijing’s most popular dish, the roast duck offered in Da Dong Roast Duck Restaurant. Kyle Mitchell will take you to find out the steps to make a perfect roast duck.
The Ghost street is one of the streets in Beijing that never sleep and offers with various kinds of snacks and meals. Let’s try the hot pot and Chinese medicine alcohol in the Yu De Fu Shuan Yang Rou Restaurant on Ghost Street.
A new green way for food lovers: the vegetarian food. Here together with Kyle and Cathy to taste the Braised Fish, Salmon Sashimi and Griddle Cooked Stomach made from Tofu and feel the sense of peace in the Buddhism vegetarian restaurant. Don’t judge the dish until you try, because tasting is believing!
Here is Kyle from the Red Classic Restaurant. This special theme restaurant represents the Mao period of China. The red dishes here are also full of the sense of times: Mao’s Braised Pork, Wo Wo Tou, and Corn Congee. Plus, Kyle is really a dancer LOL.
Beijing Hot Pot Festival! Kyle and we would explore more and taste more. The high-tech portable hot pot, the high-end hot pot with fancy display, the healthy medicinal hot pot and the freestyle one… all these from the feast of hot pot!
The recommended snack from Shanghai! Let’s check in the Home of the Shanghai Exploding Dumpling to taste this bottom-up Shengjian. See what secret Kyle found from this little golden dumpling.
Find out the next generation’s food and drink! This time Kyle goes to the hutong for the delicious chicken wings. Hot Bean restaurant offers not only wings of various flavors but a chance to communicate with interesting people. See what else Kyle can find in this unique spot?
Kyle wants a break from the fast-paced city life and starts his journey in the Slow Food Festival. The donkey’s old-fashion milling, the fresh corn cake, fish skin salad and roast fish … are all here in the beautiful village life.
Continue to explore the countryside to stretch some noodles by hand and try some local home-brewed ale. Kyle also has a new discovery of the farmhouse food and facilities.
Kyle and his friend come to the Yunan South Silk Road restaurant for various kinds of tasty food: Honey Rice Wine, Grilled Black Truffles and the famous Crossing-The-Bridge Noodles. And… some weird things that Kyle never considered food? It’s the show time of Yunnan cuisines!
The Mid-Autumn Festival is coming. Kyle this time goes to a pastry school to learn how to make the Cantonese moon cake, and helps his friend with the home cooking to celebrate the moon.
Hairy crabs from Shanghai are in season right now. This kind of crabs tastes good especially with the Huangjiu (yellow wine). Let Kyle show us the steps to break apart the crab and enjoy it properly and easily.
Daoism is one of the three major religions in China. The idea of balance and Feng Shui is generally embedded in the Daoist dishes which are representing the unique religious features. Kyle seems to be quite interested about this eating culture.
Nanluoguxiang Hutong is an ancient-looking lane and also the busiest hutong in Beijing full of various shops, restaurants and bars. Let’s share the Tang Hu Lu, Red bean Yogurt, the mixed wine and so on with Kyle in the 6th Nanluoguxiang Hutong Festival.
Beijing No.8 School is a special restaurant only open for those born in the 80’s. You can taste delicious hot pot here and play some old-school games or even have a party with friends!