# China

China’s first ‘smart’ restaurant is a KFC in Beijing where you are greeted and identified by AI
In a $2 billion deal, McDonald’s has sold most of its Chinese business to a private financial firm
The Chinese New Year (also called Spring Festival) begins Jan. 28
A man’s handy nutcracker was actually a decades-old grenade
Indonesian media reported that tainted chile seeds were planted on purpose
Chef Peng Chang-kuei, best known as the guy who invented General Tso’s chicken, has died from pneumonia at age 98
Starbucks is making a huge push into the Chinese market
A trusting restaurateur put her faith in human kindness, and she was not rewarded
A lot of extremely deadly cobras escaped from an unlicensed snake farm in China