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How to Order a Beer in Chinese Posted by on Apr 30, 2018

How to Order a Beer in Chinese

People have been drinking beer (啤酒 – pí jiǔ) for thousands of years in China. As a matter of fact, recent archaeological discoveries show that villagers in China were making a beer-like beverage as far back as 7,000 BC! Beer comes second only to tea in China when it comes to beverage consumption. China also surpassed…

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Drinking in China Posted by on Dec 5, 2017

Eating in China can be quite the experience. From mouth-numbing Sichuan hot pot, to Beijing roast duck, to all sorts of funky snacks in street markets, there’s never a dull culinary moment in the Middle Kingdom. All that food makes you thirsty, though, so today we’re going to take a closer look at drinking in…

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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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Top 10 of 2015 Posted by on Dec 30, 2015

It’s hard to believe, but 2015 is almost behind us. You know what they say – “time flies like an arrow” (光阴似箭 – guāng yīn sì jiàn). Ok, maybe you haven’t heard that one before. There’s a new Chinese idiom for you to start using to impress your friends! Anyway, back to the task at…

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Shenzhen Craft Beer Festival Posted by on Apr 9, 2015

Chinese beer is, for the most part, watered down and tasteless. Thankfully a craft beer revolution is taking the Middle Kingdom by storm. Check out some highlights from the inaugural Shenzhen craft beer festival to and join the beer-volution!

Move Over Tsingtao – Craft Beer in China Posted by on Apr 8, 2015

While much of the content on this blog focuses on the traditional aspects of Chinese culture – the festivals, cuisine, wedding customs – it’s also important to shed some light on the modern side and the absorption of more recent foreign influences and their affect on popular culture. Over my five years living, learning, teaching, and…

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