Tag Archives: Chinese liquor

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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Top 10 of 2014 Posted by on Dec 30, 2014

2014 is just about in the books, and you know what that means – time for our Top 10 of the year! 10.  Tricky Chinese Tones For new learners of Chinese – especially Westerners not used to tonal languages – the tones are confusing and frustrating. There’s more to the four tones of Chinese than…

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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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Get Your Drink On Posted by on Nov 10, 2012

A lot of time is spent talking about food when you’re learning a language, but how about drinks? From morning to night, drinks are just as big a part of our day as food is. Whether you’re out in a restaurant (饭店 – fàn diàn), perusing the coolers of a local corner store (小卖部 – xiǎo…

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