Food from afar triggers festive memories of home

A portrait of the food received by Liu Yang in Tokyo from her parents in Beijing. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]

Red sausage, a scoop of fried pork and pickled Chinese cabbage — these are a few of the hometown foods sent by family members that Li Hongfei is excited to share with his colleagues.

He is not going home for Spring Festival, but that doesn”t mean he can’t enjoy a taste of home.

Li, from Liaoyuan, Jilin province, works in Wuhan, Hubei province, on the staff of Second Harbor Engineering Co. His duties include safety inspections at construction sites and

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Sandridge Food Corporation Receives Platinum Healthy Worksite Award

“I am so lucky to work for a company that genuinely cares so much about their employees’ wellbeing,” said Claudio Gandaio, Sandridge’s Wellbeing Coordinator.  “The team and I have the full support of our executive team and because of this we have been able to provide a robust wellbeing program that helps our employees in many different areas of their health and lives.”

Sandridge’s best-in-class wellness program delivers a variety of initiatives that positively impact their employee’s emotional and physical health.

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The best Valentine’s Day food gifts for guys

I’ve never been one to scoff at a surprise gift of fresh flowers or chocolate (dark chocolate, in case anyone I know is reading). But if you’re looking for a Valentine’s Day food gift with a little more meat on its bones, there are endless options to whet even a caveman-esque appetite. 

The internet is chock-full of edible gift ideas for the big guy in your life, from cured beef bouquets (you read that right) to fine artisan sauces, boxes of high-end Wagyu steak and even some Valentine’s Day-themed bagels fresh from a New York bakery. A good bottle of

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Young Singapore chefs serve up hope for street food’s future



a group of people eating food at a restaurant: Singapore is full of open-air food courts offering a wide variety of cuisines influenced by the nation's ethnic Chinese, Indian and Muslim populations


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Singapore is full of open-air food courts offering a wide variety of cuisines influenced by the nation’s ethnic Chinese, Indian and Muslim populations

After the pandemic torpedoed his chance to work at a Michelin-starred New York restaurant, Lim Wei Keat returned to his roots by becoming a Singapore street-food chef cooking local fare. 

The 25-year-old is among a growing number of young street-food vendors — known as “hawkers” locally — fuelling hopes that a new generation will preserve the city-state’s culinary traditions.

Singapore is full of open-air food courts offering a wide variety of cuisines influenced by

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