What We’re Reading: Smartphones Changing How China Dines, Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants, & More

tea chinaTea farmers pick up the first batch of spring tea in Guangxi province. (People)

Every week we’ll round up the latest in Chinese food news and more.


Learn how smartphones are quickly changing China’s dining scene. (China Topix)

Speaking of which, fast-food retailers like McDonald’s and KFC were among the first in China to adopt Apple Pay, a recent competitor to Alipay. (China Daily)

A Chinese billionaire has purchased Australia’s biggest dairy farming company. (People)

Despite bumper harvests, a Chinese official warns that China faces a big food supply shortfall. (Xinhua)


Here are Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants winners of 2016—Shanghai is mentioned 3 times on the list! (Eater)

Ever wonder where the caffeine in decaf coffee goes? (NPR)

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