Hotel Review: Grand Formosa Regent Taipei

A member of the Four Seasons Hotel Group, the Grand Formosa Regent Taipei was the first hotel in Greater China to offer Pure Allergy Rooms. I requested to stay in one for several nights during a wonderful visit to that wonderful city in 2010. What I remember most was the sense of calm that I experienced …

Cantonese

intro Cantonese  Cuisine (粤菜) is the dominant Chinese cooking style in Hong Kong and Macau. It is also what is usually served at Chinese restaurants in Western countries such as Australia, Britain, Canada, and the United States. Cantonese cuisine is considered by many foodies to be China’s premier cooking style because of the emphasis on …

Shun Tak Cuisine: Cantonese Cuisine at Its Best?

Shun Tak, known in Mandarin as Shun De (顺德), is a district within the municipality of Foshan, half way between Guangzhou and Hong Kong. Known as a land of plenty, it is surrounded by banana trees, fish farms, fruit orchards, mulberry bushes, rice paddies, and sugarcane fields. There is also an extensive network of waterways. …