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RICHMOND: Zen of Chinese feasting

In CHINA, Eating / Food, Restaurants, Richmond B.C., Vancouver On February 9, 2006 13 Comments

UPDATE-May 2010: Zen Fine Chinese Cuisine has reopened in Steveston at 12480 No. 1 Rd., Richmond, B.C., (604) 272-2777. Like any holiday, food is the focus of Chinese… Read More »

SHANGHAI: Stinky tofu

In CHINA, Eating / Food, Shanghai, The Strange On November 7, 2005 0 Comments

Fried. Dried. Smelly. Tofu. Yeah that’s what it says.

SILK ROAD TOUR: 50 Chinese people and one white guy

In CHINA, Silk Road/Xinjiang, Transportation On November 7, 2005 0 Comments

I suppose I should’ve posted this from the get-go. Here’s a map of our trip. From Beijing to the Silk Road then south to Shanghai at the end…. Read More »

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 »

SHANGHAI: Snake, turtle and drunken chicken

In CHINA, Eating / Food, Shanghai, The Strange On November 5, 2005 2 Comments

Xiao Nan Guo (“Little Southern Country”) is the place to go for classic comfort food in Shanghai. So it was a great last supper on our trip after… Read More »

XINJIANG: Cute Kid 4

In CHINA, Sights, Silk Road/Xinjiang On November 1, 2005 0 Comments

I know it’s probably cruel to snap a photo when a kid is crying but really, he’s too cute. He was running around and crashed into another boy… Read More »

SHANGHAI: Clinton was here

In CHINA, Eating / Food, Restaurants, Shanghai On October 29, 2005 0 Comments

After almost two weeks of lamb and noodles in northern China, it was a nice change to sit down to something different in Shanghai. We had a great… Read More »

LANZHOU: Bingling Temple

In CHINA, Gansu, Sights On October 28, 2005 1 Comment

Lanzhou has a dubious reputation as one of China’s most polluted cities, if not the world. That’s because it sits in a narrow curving river valley which traps… Read More »