First things first, welcome all newcomers to Shenzhen! You are about to experience the most unique time in your life. Do not waste a moment getting settled in! The best way to get to know the city is to get out and explore it with new friends! Before you know it, you will get stuck … More A Shenzhen Checklist for Newcomers!
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!
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
Smelly cat, smelly cat, what are they feeding you? If you ever watched Friends, an American situation comedy, you will definitely know what I was saying and maybe hum along. And if you want to review this classic TV series, Smelly Cat Café & Bar will be there for you. Smelly Cat Café & Bar … More Restaurant Review: Smelly Cat Café & Bar
Still feeling the heat? Summers are long in Shenzhen. Nevertheless, you have made it this far and the chances are you have something to celebrate—maybe it is finishing up the final week of a thankless internship, a reunion with friends, making it through the National Judicial Examination, or finally settling into your new home here … More Restaurant Review (Bar Edition): Bionic Brew
The Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong High-Speed Railway, also known as the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link, is a new high-speed railway which links Guangzhou, Dongguan, Shenzhen and Hong Kong. The High-Speed Railway was formally put into use at 6:44 on September 23rd. The MTR Corporation held a naming contest and the name “Vibrant Express” won out among … More First Look: Shenzhen-Hong Kong High-Speed Rail Opens
点都德 (Dian Dou De) is one of Guangdong’s most famous restaurants and has several branches in Shenzhen. Specializing in traditional yum cha (or dim sum) delicacies, the restaurants motto translates to “preserving the old Guangzhou yum cha culture”. 点都德 serves mouth-watering small dishes in an atmosphere that transports you back to ancient Canton. It is … More Restaurant Review: Dian Dou De 点都得
In recent years, a kind of food from Taiwan called “Smelly Pot” suddenly swept the world. Boiling Point is a famous “Smelly Pot” chain store. They have brought the Taiwanese “Smelly Pot” to California and then all the way back to China. Today we will talk about the wonderful taste of “Taiwan Smelly Pot”. … More Restaurant Review: Boiling Point
On May 5th of the lunar calendar, it is the traditional Chinese Dragon Boat Festival. It is one of the ancient traditional festivals of the Chinese nation. Dragon Boat Festival is also called the end of May, Duanyang and many other names, such as: Midday Festival, Double Five Festival, May Festival, Daughter’s Day, Poet Day, … More Chinese Holidays 101: Dragon Boat Festival
In the heart of Coastal City, Shenzhen, there is a small restaurant that has been melting the hearts of foreigners and locals alike with their delicious food and warm environment, its name is Artisans. Slow jazz playing in the background, a friendly owner greeting you at the door, and delicious gourmet pizza waiting to … More Restaurant Review: Artisans
Vegan and 366 Street? Or vegan and Xili? If you had asked me a month ago I would have never associated these terms together. But to my pleasant surprise, Easy Wraps (一卷蔬食), a small vegan restaurant, has quietly opened on the second floor above McDonalds’ on 366 Street. … More Restaurant Review: Easy Wraps