Chengdu

Restaurant wish list: 15 global eateries we're dying to try in 2015

Restaurant wish list: 15 global eateries we're dying to try in 2015

It's going to be a great year for foodies, with top restaurants exporting their brands to other countries while others open new ventures at home
Dark star: Sleepy Chinese town brought alive by its murky past

Dark star: Sleepy Chinese town brought alive by its murky past

Brutal property baron’s former fiefdom now home to incredible array of museums, boutique hotels and a vintage cinema
Nothing like it in the world: China's time-tripping steam railway

Nothing like it in the world: China's time-tripping steam railway

A short drive from Chengdu, China’s incredible Jiayang Railway offers spectacular mountain scenery and a window into the Industrial Revolution
World's largest building opens in China

World's largest building opens in China

Chengdu's New Century Global Center is the 'largest freestanding building in the world'
Chengdu, Asia's first City of Gastronomy (and that's official)

Chengdu, Asia's first City of Gastronomy (and that's official)

As the first Asian city to win a UNESCO listing as a City of Gastronomy, Chengdu in China's Sichuan Province now hopes to spread Sichuan food around the world
5 of Asia's most overlooked cities

5 of Asia's most overlooked cities

Sometimes the best times are had away from the tourist trails. Here are 5 lesser-visited Asian cities that provide just as much culture and fun as their more famous alternatives
CNNGo TV in Chengdu: More than pandas and spicy food

CNNGo TV in Chengdu: More than pandas and spicy food

Rabbit head snacks, panda cuteness or the latest in contemporary Chinese rock, Chengdu offers an eclectic variety of visit-worthy scenes
Checking in on Chengdu, China’s latest urban star

Checking in on Chengdu, China’s latest urban star

This city is an economic powerhouse. But it's the culture -- and a few pandas -- that's drawing tourists
Welcome to the most creative restaurant in China

Welcome to the most creative restaurant in China

In Chengdu, Asia’s first UNESCO-listed City of Gastronomy, Yu’s Family Kitchen is giving Sichuan food a makeover
A 12-month guide to China’s best festivals

A 12-month guide to China’s best festivals

As the masses head for the Harbin Ice and Snow Festival, here's a year-long look at the country's top celebrations
China eyes April opening of world’s largest building

China eyes April opening of world’s largest building

Chengdu’s New Century Global Centre is latest symbol of China’s economic might and massive ambition
8 best foodie towns in China

8 best foodie towns in China

A food writer takes her family on a gourmet roadtrip around China, here are her favorite stops
Chengdu cubs debut: The cutest panda photo ever?

Chengdu cubs debut: The cutest panda photo ever?

Enjoy an irresistible group photo of baby pandas and learn where to see them
Chinese cuisine is 'underrated, misunderstood in the West'

Chinese cuisine is 'underrated, misunderstood in the West'

British foodie Fuchsia Dunlop discusses her love affair with Sichuanese food and explains why fermented tofu is not at all revolting
Cutest job in the world? Chengdu seeks panda ambassadors

Cutest job in the world? Chengdu seeks panda ambassadors

Three winners will look after pandas in Chengdu and join a global tour to visit these endangered animals
Panda power! Chengdu remakes London cabs to drive tourism

Panda power! Chengdu remakes London cabs to drive tourism

Black-and-white "panda cabs" will roam London during the Olympics. The "royal family” has tested the ride for you
Joshua C. Love and Proximity Butterfly honor Sichuan earthquake survivors and victims

Joshua C. Love and Proximity Butterfly honor Sichuan earthquake survivors and victims

Chengdu-based rockers release "Reprieve," a musical concept and tribute to China's 2008 natural disaster
Shanghai's spice express: To Chengdu in one-third the time

Shanghai's spice express: To Chengdu in one-third the time

Shanghai's spicy food lovers can celebrate as the Shanghai-Chengdu high-speed rail line opens three months early, cutting travel time between the cities from 30 to 10 hours
The quaint and tranquil world of Chengdu's tea culture

The quaint and tranquil world of Chengdu's tea culture

Chengdu’s relaxing teahouses offer a glimpse of the sedate side of life in China's Sichuan province