If you travel to Qingdao, you have to visit the Tsingtao Brewery, or the “World of Tsingtao.” Within its red brick walls lies the historic secrets of the Tsingtao brewing process, some bizarre exhibits, and of course, free beer.
The Chinese flea market is a place where farmers, artisans, salesmen and chefs pack together snugly to sell their wares in a giant dirt lot divided by rows of trees and small tents. Watch this video to get an up-close … Continue reading →
The best way to immerse yourself in Chinese culture is by sampling its street food. So if you’re ready for some intercultural mouth-watering deliciousness, watch this video of the top 5 Chinese street foods and prepare to salivate uncontrollably.
One of the best parts of living in Asia is discovering off-the-beaten-path, authentic street food spots. The street scene in China is characteristically charming, but few places are as charming as this bus-turned-restaurant in Rizhao, China.
As a country undergoing the grandest developmental makeover in recent history, China is becoming an increasingly popular destination for ESL teachers and backpackers alike. Traveling to China for the first time can be intimidating, but it shouldn’t be if you … Continue reading →
Americans snack on beef jerky. Chinese people snack on chicken feet. After months of living in China and seeing—but never touching—pre-packaged chicken feet on the shelves of every supermarket here, the time has come to sample this oddly popular Chinese snack. … Continue reading →
Today, I eat freshly prepared tanghulu (糖葫芦), a traditional Chinese street snack made of candied fruit on a stick. Watch this video to see how the street vendor prepares fresh tanghulu, then watch me sample this sweet Chinese treat.
On the surface it’s a simple question. I mean, it’s just food. But when asked whether I prefer Thai food or Chinese food, I sink into an epic quandary of dietary analysis and unnecessarily deep reflection. After all, it is perhaps the … Continue reading →
Nothing warms me up better than a hot bowl of Chinese dumpling soup (hùndùn). This combination of savory dumplings and noodles can satiate even the hardiest appetite on a cold winter day. Watch this video and be jealous!
Once I came to China, it didn’t take me long to discover jianbing guozi. As soon as I feasted upon my first mouth-watering, huge Chinese crepe for only 5 yuan ($0.82), I was hooked. In this video, I show you … Continue reading →