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My Perfect Day of Chinese Food Posted by on Oct 21, 2020

I really like eating Chinese food. How about you? (我真的很喜欢吃中国菜。 你呢?Wǒ zhēn de hěn xǐ huān chī zhōng guó cài. Nǐ ne?). Sampling the local cuisine is definitely one of my favorite things to do when traveling around China, whether it’s some mouth-numbing hot pot (火锅 huǒ guō) down in Sichuan, a hearty dim sum…

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Northern Chinese Food Posted by on Apr 22, 2019

Northern Chinese Food

One of the most common questions I get asked about living in China is “What’s real Chinese food like?” Well, it’s really hard to generalize Chinese food. One thing’s for sure, though – real Chinese food is a stark contrast from the sweet & sour chicken, egg rolls, and fortune cookies that are served up…

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10 Must-Try Foods in China Posted by on Mar 8, 2018

10 Must-Try Foods in China

Chinese cuisine is famous all over the world, and for good reason. There are so many different styles of cooking in China that you could eat something different every day of the year. Unfortunately, the diversity and uniqueness of Chinese cuisine often gets lost in Chinese restaurants outside of the country. If you’ve ever been…

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Chengdu Day Three Video Posted by on Sep 13, 2017

Chengdu Day Three Video

Our 72-hour trip in Chengdu comes to an end with a day of exploring temples and churches. Check out the Wenshu Monastery, the Church of the Immaculate Conception, and the YMCA as well. Wind it all down with a dumpling party at the hostel to end your trip here. Check out the highlights from Day…

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72 Hours in Chengdu (Part Three) Posted by on Sep 11, 2017

Hopefully you’re not too drained from your first two days in Chengdu, because we’ve got one more to go. After visiting the pandas, eating mouth-numbing hot pot, and catching a performance of Sichuan opera on day two, the last day is a pretty relaxed one. You’ll visit a Buddhist temple and a few Catholic churches…

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Chinese Dinner (中式晚餐) Posted by on May 15, 2017

Chinese Dinner

In case you haven’t noticed, we absolutely love Chinese food. We love sharing it with you even more! Go back and watch our videos about Chinese breakfast and lunch if you happened to miss them. That just leaves one more meal to go. Today we’ll see what Chinese dinner looks like. From the classic dumplings…

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Baozi vs. Jiaozi Posted by on Mar 20, 2017

Life is full of difficult choices. Tea or coffee, chicken or fish, but most of all, baozi (包子 – bāo zi) or jiaozi (饺子 – jiǎo zi). Both are cheap, delicious little bundles of joy, so you really can’t go wrong either way. Let’s take a closer look at these two famous Chinese dishes and try…

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