Food And Drink

Robot makes coffee at new cafe in Japan's capital

Feb 3, 2018

Japan has a new cafe where customers can enjoy coffee brewed and served by a robot barista

Michelin star boosts chef at outdoor Thai kitchen to stardom

Jan 12, 2018

A Thai chef who has spent over 30 years wielding her wok in an unassuming outdoor, coal-fired kitchen has been awarded a Michelin star, propelling her to culinary stardom

Trump's cheeseburger in Japan still drawing lines

Nov 16, 2017

The cheeseburger U.S. President Donald Trump ate during his visit to Japan is still drawing lines at a Tokyo burger joint

Bugs are in the food by design at Bangkok fine-dining bistro

Oct 4, 2017

Ants and beetles in the kitchen? Normally that'd close down a restaurant, but bugs in the beef ragu and pests in the pesto are the business plan at one Bangkok eatery

Changing tastes brew bitter times for Japan's beer makers

Aug 16, 2017

Changing tastes brew bitter times for Japan's beer makers as "salaryman" style after work drinks lose appeal

Spokesman confirms China suspended imports of Brazil beef

Mar 23, 2017

A spokesman for China's commerce ministry says the country has suspended imports of Brazilian beef

Japan one-ups Scotch with whisky, coveted around the world

Mar 15, 2017

Japanese whisky has become a hit around the world, winning awards that have made it one of the world's top whisky brands, joining Scotch, Bourbon, Irish and Canadian

Chinese Lunar New Year feast begins with drums and dumplings

Jan 27, 2017

Villages and cities across China are preparing this weekend to celebrate Lunar New Year, though few feasts are as elaborate as the one in Liuminying, a hamlet in Beijing's suburbs

A tourist in Tokyo Q&A: Toilets, menus and naked bathing

Jan 25, 2017

Considering a trip to Tokyo

Uber starts food delivery in Japan after ride-share stumbles

Sep 28, 2016

Uber, which has struggled to win Japan over to its ride-sharing service, is hoping to fare better with food deliveries