Overview on recent media report:
Media press talks about expectations the new regulation on food, which is said to include the supportive terms for street food vending business, from the positive aspect by giving several examples on how the those illegal vendors who sell “Internet-Popular” （网红）food to get the license in the past several years, which … Continue Reading ››
The regulatory department in 1990s was in a similar form as the structure when the PRC was established – multiple departments and laws were involved. Moreover, there were specific regulatory office and law-enforcement team on regulating vendors. While it seemed to be strong regulation power, the problem on regulating vendors still existed.
According to Yi Wang’s … Continue Reading ››
Street vending in China has a long history back to ancient times. Considering the history of Shanghai and China, the general classification on the period is:
Shanghai became a treaty port in 1843 (上海开埠). The international trade opened and the city became a commercial center. People from other provinces came to Shanghai to become a … Continue Reading ››
Tangjiawan wet market locates in Laoximen area in Huangpu District, near Tangjiawan Road, Zhaozhou Road and Ji’an Road. It closed on Feb. 24th, 2017 due to urban construction plan. The new location would be nearby, on Ji’an Road. Tangjiawan is one of the earliest wet markets in Shanghai.
Media Report: This wet market in Shanghai has … Continue Reading ››
Shanghai Streetfood has been featured at DESIS China Spring Festival, an yearly initiatives of Chinese school involved in the Design for Sustainability and Social Innovation (DESIS) network.
During the DESIS-China Seminar held in Jiangnan University on May 26th, a showcase of project that has connection with social innovation practice has been presented. Our … Continue Reading ››
A street food vendor in Sanya, Hainan was beaten by a chengguan after an argument broke out over the position of her cart and its obstruction of traffic.
It is controversial videos and photos like this that inform netizens of the underlying issues and rising tensions between the authoritative forces and street vendors.They are forced to defend themselves … Continue Reading ››
Two French study abroad students of Tongji University set up a cart selling crepes near their campus in 2011. Their stand gained attention from both bloggers and chengguan authorities, and quickly got banned from conducting any business in China. After their story went viral, the French students became a lasting example for future expat street … Continue Reading ››
China Smack posted repulsive images of gutter oil that had been 'refined' to be reused and resold as cheap cooking oil for restaurants that were trying to cut costs. Street food vendors have been notoriously known to use this oil, posing a danger especially because the majority of street food is deep-fried.
Fiona Reilly, author of award-winning food and travel blog Life on Nanchang Lu, offers advice on how to discover, capture, and equally embody smell, taste, and sight on camera when exploring street food.
China Daily reported about a man named Wang Dawei, a youtiao street food vendor from Weifang in EastChina'sShandongprovince, who offered a 100,000RMB reward to any individual who could disprove his claim that his youtiao was not aluminum-free. Many people know that the secret ingredient local street food vendors use to … Continue Reading ››
The Best Street Food in New York and Beyond
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