Juli Min

Juli Min

Juli Min is editor-in-chief of the literary magazine The Shanghai Literary Review, and writes a column about expat life in Shanghai for Chinese newspaper The Global Times. She is a lecturer in writing at the Hong Kong University of Science & Technology. www.julimin.work

Latest from Juli Min

Water, water, everywhere at expansive and restful Hangzhou wetlands resort

Ancient fisherfolk culture meets contemporary design in a paradise for birdwatchers

Ancient fisherfolk culture meets contemporary design in a paradise for birdwatchers

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
Is Le Cordon Bleu Shanghai, China’s only branch of French food school, feeling the pressure?

Former students report how high demand for fine Western cuisine education has seen resources spread thinner in classes, while wealthy parents are enrolling children with few serious culinary ambitions

Former students report how high demand for fine Western cuisine education has seen resources spread thinner in classes, while wealthy parents are enrolling children with few serious culinary ambitions

10 Aug 2017 - 5:38PM
Shanghai’s four best restaurants for homesick Hongkongers – think pineapple buns, Ovaltine and scrambled egg with shrimp

Step into these places and you’ll be transported back to a 1950s cha chaan teng, where you can tuck into clay pot rice or barbecued meat and drink milk tea

Step into these places and you’ll be transported back to a 1950s cha chaan teng, where you can tuck into clay pot rice or barbecued meat and drink milk tea

29 Jun 2017 - 5:46PM
At a North Korean restaurant in Shanghai, fake flowers, fake smiles, mediocre food

There are more than 100 state-owned franchises of Pyongyang Goryeo around the world, offering a chance to experience the culture and food of one of the world’s most secretive countries. What are they like to visit?

There are more than 100 state-owned franchises of Pyongyang Goryeo around the world, offering a chance to experience the culture and food of one of the world’s most secretive countries. What are they like to visit?

18 May 2017 - 5:53PM
Challenges of running a Western fine-dining restaurant in China, where every second guest is a food blogger

Media exposure can be a blessing and a curse, as a Shanghai restaurant given a Michelin star found to its cost, and there are other hurdles: sourcing quality ingredients, fickle diners, labour shortages and costs

Media exposure can be a blessing and a curse, as a Shanghai restaurant given a Michelin star found to its cost, and there are other hurdles: sourcing quality ingredients, fickle diners, labour shortages and costs

16 Feb 2017 - 5:59PM
Where to find the best food in Xian, China’s ancient capital, from pancakes to persimmon doughnuts

The influence of merchants from the Middle East, Europe, and Central Asia who brought with them the cuisine and flavours of their regions can be seen to this day in the street food of Xian

The influence of merchants from the Middle East, Europe, and Central Asia who brought with them the cuisine and flavours of their regions can be seen to this day in the street food of Xian

2 Dec 2016 - 11:17AM
20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM