“Chushu”, which means the end of heat in Chinese, is the 14th of the 24 solar terms in the Chinese Lunar Calendar. It implies that the scorching summer is going to end after this day, and most parts in China are getting rid of the hot summer and entering autumn.
Enjoy eating duck
A chef makes Peony Roast Duck in Quanjude Beijing Roast Duck Restaurant at its Wangfujing Branch in Beijing. Eating duck is a traditional custom of “Chushu” in Beijing. (Xinhua/Li Jundong)