China’s popular Black Pearl Restaurant Guide bills itself as highlighting Chinese cuisines across the world. Photo: Getty Images
Why foodies in China prefer the Black Pearl Restaurant Guide
  • Launched in 2018, the Black Pearl Restaurant Guide bills itself as representing the taste of Chinese consumers from the Chinese perspective
  • One food critic calls the Black Pearl guide a ‘road sign for local epicureans’ whereas the Michelin Guide is ‘more like a universal tourist guide’
26 Mar 2022 - 11:15AM