The Recipes Project    blog, EN

The Recipes Project blog is a collaborative international research community that brings together and showcases interdisciplinary research on recipes across broad temporal and geographic spans. The project features case studies from across time and place: from the ancient world to China and Japan to Renaissance Italy, nineteenth-century America, and more.


Sean Chen – Way of Eating    blog, EN/CH

Dr. Sean J.S. Chen is a biomedical engineer in the field of medical imaging. He is an Associate at the University of Michigan Lieberthal-Rogel Center for Chinese Studies and his book, Recipes from the Garden of Contentment, won Best-in-the-Word at the 2019 Gourmand World Cookbook Awards. He was also a consultant for the award-winning PBS television series: Confucius was a Foodie.

The Way of Eating: Yuan Mei's Manual of Gastronomy by Yuan Mei


Heather Lee    personal website, EN

Professor Heather R. Lee launched the Chinese Restaurant Database, a historical data-gathering project, in 2011. She is an Assistant Professor of History at NYU Shanghai, where she teaches courses on Asian migration and U.S. urban history. She earned her PhD in American Studies from Brown University and held the Mellon Humanities Postdoctoral Fellowship at MIT.

Chinese, Taiwanese Restaurants Drop ‘Golden’ And ‘Dragon’ To Take On Mandarin Names: Professor Heather R. Lee discusses Chinese and Taiwanese restaurants in the U.S. embracing Mandarin to name their businesses. January 2019 on NPR.


Thomas Dubois – Noats from the Rode    blog, EN

Dr Dubois is a historian of modern China, and a devoted fan of all new experiences. He is currently a faculty at Beijing Normal University. Originally from Indiana, his interest in Chinese studies sparked after a trip to Taiwan. Now, he is devoted to extended research in China and Japan.


Miranda Brown – Chinese Food History    blog, EN

Chinese Food History is a blog by Dr. Miranda Brown and her students, which mainly shares recipes and commentary about Chinese food. She is an Arthur F. Thurnau Professor and Professor of Chinese Studies at the University of Michigan.


E.N. Anderson – Krazy Kioti    blog, EN

Krazy Kioti is a blog by Dr. E.N. Anderson, author of Food of China and a professor of anthropology at the University of California, Riverside. Here are a couple of articles in the blog specifically related to Chinese food.