An insider look at the food, culture and history of two Sister Cities – San Francisco and Shanghai

The new video series, Sister Cities, recognizes Chinese and American ingenuity, creativity and interconnectedness. Watch the full first episode premiering on the USA TODAY YouTube channel on July 4, 2022.


Although separated geographically and distinct in their histories, China and the U.S. share global leadership roles and diverse, rich cultures. The Sister Cities video series explores both countries’ cultures by comparing and contrasting cities, such as San Francisco with Shanghai, bringing together people who live thousands of miles apart yet choose to be neighbors.

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