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BEIJING: No-dumping dumplings

In Beijing, CHINA, Eating / Food On November 6, 2005 1 Comment

One of my biggest peeves is Chinese restaurants that list “dumpings” on their menu. I mean, is it really that hard to stick an L in there? And… Read More »

BEIJING: Crunchy critters

In Beijing, CHINA, Eating / Food, The Strange On October 3, 2005 0 Comments

Cheap! Insects on skewers. 15 RMB ($2 Can) each. Scorpions on the left. Not sure what’s on the other stick. But the snacks were mighty popular with the… Read More »

BEIJING: Peking Duck

In Beijing, CHINA, Eating / Food On October 3, 2005 1 Comment

First things first, I have no idea why the dish is still known as Peking Roast Duck when the city is now Beijing. I suppose you just don’t… Read More »