These two vendors live in my neighborhood in Shanghai and both cook my FAVORITE Chinese street food – 煎饼 (jiānbing), a delicious, crispy breakfast pancake. BUT… only ONE can be the CHAMPION jianbing vendor. Prepare yourself for this truly epic clash of … Continue reading →
2014 was a year spent almost entirely in China. I traveled to 11 cities in five provinces in the PRC and filmed way more footage than was necessary. This video is just some of those extra shots compiled in no particular … Continue reading →
As a warm-up ESL activity, I asked my students to think of one amazing thing that they’ve done and write it down on a slip of paper. After they dropped their responses in a hat, we drew them randomly to discuss as … Continue reading →
Most people in China have never even seen an American football, let alone try to throw one accurately. In this video, I’m giving random Chinese people the chance to do just that, and a chance to win 10RMB, if they … Continue reading →
If you’re a foreigner living or traveling in Asia, sometimes nature calls when you least expect it. And if you’re far from home, you’ll have to run to the nearest public restroom to take care of business. Unlike in western bathrooms, … Continue reading →
I’ve adjusted to the culture shock of being a white guy in China well enough, but one aspect of living here will never sink in: Chinese bromance with foreigners. Sometimes living in the PRC makes me feel like a smoking … 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 →
The 2014 Winter Olympics have relocated from Sochi, Russia to Rizhao, China. Today’s events feature Colombia versus the United States competing in an exciting new winter event you’ve probably never heard of.