Chengdu's delicious spiciness goes global

08:38, March 01, 2010      

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The photo taken on Sunday, February 28, 2010, shows a message hanging in the Beijing Hotel, supporting Chengdu city's nomination for UNESCO's Creative Cities Network in the Category of "Gastronomy." (CRIENGLISH.com Photo)


Chengdu, a city in southwest China's Sichuan Province known for its "hot and spicy" cuisine, wants to go global' with its delicious spicy flavors,' especially after becoming a member of the "Creative Cities Network," a UNESCO project that provides a platform for its member cities to share and promote local heritage.

A press conference held on Sunday in Beijing with the participation of UNESCO officials and the Vice Mayor of Chengdu reported the city's nomination into the "Creative Cities Network" in the gastronomy category.

Vice mayor of Chengdu, Wang Zhonglin, compares the city's inclusion into the network to being part of an international club for top-grade players of the creative industry, which will bring about positive elements to the city's development.

Source: CRI online
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