Food And Drink

Olympic commercial glory: 'Reminds me of Black Friday sales'

Feb 24, 2018

For many spectators, a trip to the Olympics wouldn't be complete without a trip, or two, to the gift shop

From comfort to high-tech: Food a serious quest at Olympics

Feb 15, 2018

Food is a big deal for Olympians, and the very specific, highly calibrated fuel they put in their bodies _ for energy, for health, for warmth, for a psychological and physiological edge _ is a big part of what makes them the best in the world

Figure skater saving pups from SKorean dog meat trade

Feb 9, 2018

Canadian figure skater Meagan Duhamel has already saved one pup from the Korean dog meat trade, and she plans to bring back more

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

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

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