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Real Chinese Food – Drinks Posted by on Apr 5, 2016

We’ve been learning a lot about real Chinese food over the last few months, so put down the orange chicken and fortune cookies right now and go back to review the previous posts: Breakfast Lunch Dinner Snacks As you can see, there’s no shortage of delicious food available at all times of the day in…

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Chinese Rocket Fuel AKA Baijiu Posted by on Jun 12, 2014

Recently, I penned an intimate love letter to Chinese dumplings. Boiled, steamed, or fried, these tasty little morsels are without a doubt my favorite thing about going out to eat in China. It’s not all smiles at a Chinese dinner table, though, so today we must tell the other side of the story. Binge Drinking…

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Cheers: Drinking Culture in China (干杯) Posted by on Jun 25, 2010

I once found myself amidst an extravagant Chinese wedding in northwest Beijing, as one of only three guest 老外s in a sea of Chinese family members and friends. Upon entering the banquet hall, and much to my confusion, we were seated at the central table with the parents of the newly weds. Within seconds of…

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