During the coldest stretch of Shenzhen’s weather this year, making dumplings together brought a warm atmosphere to campus. Dumplings are one of the most quintessential and beloved Chinese foods around the world. On Dongzhi, the Chinese holiday marking the winter solstice, people usually eat dumplings with family. Therefore, a special dumpling-making party was held by PKU Shenzhen in the Home of International … More Making Dumplings Together to Mark Dongzhi
Get to know the Cha Chaan Teng! Originating in Hong Kong, the Cha Chaan Teng is also known as the Hong Kong Style Café. Cha Chaan Teng can be historically traced to around 1950s when the western lifestyle became increasingly popular among Hong Kong people. Back then, western cuisine was only served in fancy … More Shenzhen Food Scene: The Cha Chaan Teng!
On June 28, several Peking University Shenzhen Graduate School (PKUSZ) Chinese and international students got together with their fellow teachers to experience making one of the famous traditional snacks of China, zongzi, for the Dragon Boat Festival. The Dragon Boat Festival, known as 端午节 (Duānwǔjié) in Chinese, is a traditional holiday that typically falls in June. … More Students Try Out Making Zongzi for the Dragon Boat Festival
A quick helpful guide to ordering your preferred cup of sereni-tea! There is nothing that milk tea can’t handle; and if it can’t, then have two cups of it. These days, milk tea is the most popular drink in China. Knowing the best spots in the city is essential for impressing your friends and locals … More Milk Tea in Shenzhen
“Sharing a hotpot can eliminate all the frustrations of life. If it does not succeed, try again with another hotpot,” is a popular saying in China. An authentic Chinese hotpot is always a good choice when going out with friends during a weekend. To me, it is one of the most social of culinary treats, … More Exploring Local Food: Chaoshan Beef Hotpot in Shenzhen
On June 05, 2019, the Campus Service Office and Logistics Committee held the first ever campus culinary competition for students and staff. The Taste of Nanyan Cooking Competition took place in front of PKU Canteen 1. Judges and students congregated to watch the culinary magic and ultimately discover who would take home the title of … More Taste of Nanyan Cooking Competition Discovers PKUSZ’s Top Chef!
The long-awaited shopping center in Xili called Cloud City Vankely (Yun Cheng Wan Ke Li) has finally opened to public!!! It is separated into two major sections called Dongli and Xili (east and west sections). Though some of the restaurants had been open already, we recently had the first full look of the new shopping … More Restaurant Review: Hunan Old-style Restaurant—Hunan Lao Fan Pu
Just outside of our campus is Pingshan Village, one of the typical “urban villages” of Shenzhen, China. Pingshan caters to the tastes and lifestyle of young people, families, migrants, and locals—not the business or international community you might find in central Shenzhen. It’s a prime place for tasting plenty of authentic Chinese food. Although things … More Famous Chinese Street Food in Pingshan Village
Stunning photos of downtown and a dim sum feast, PKU Shenzhen Campus Advisors (CAs) planned the perfect Shenzhen night for international students. Whether you are visitor or busy student you may only have a few nights to truly appreciate Shenzhen. Looking for the best way to experience the city and maybe just have one night? … More Dim Sum Dinner and Shenzhen Talent Park
Dim Sum, known in Mandarin Chinese as 点心 [Dian Xin], is a common Chinese brunch dining experience usually for large gatherings of friends and family on the weekend. It might be the time to unwind and relax, but don’t go expecting a quiet Sunday vibe. Part of the fun is the moving parts and flowing … More Restaurant Review: Dim Sum at Dian Xin Hui