Wang Jian, a surgeon based in eastern China’s Jiangsu Province, and his doctor friends masterminded the project. They are all medicine graduates from Tsinghua and Peking universities, the top universities in China.
Opened in late April, Liuyedao has gained a reputation for healthy cooking. It has a policy of only serving food prepared on the day, and of not reusing cooking oil. To many it seems more like a doctor’s club than a restaurant.
“I opened the eatery to attract young doctors to have a chat and relax. I didn’t expect that senior doctors also like it. A young doctor may meet his or her teacher here,” Wang laughed.