Author Archives: jamie

yangmei at market in Shanghai

How to Eat and Clean Yangmei (Bayberry – 杨梅)

What’s in a name? Shakespeare could have just as easily written, “A yángméi (杨梅) by any other name would taste as sweet.” And this little red Asian fruit does have a plethora of monikers: Myrica rubra, Chinese bayberry, yamamomo, Japanese bayberry, red bayberry and … Read More

Cook With UnTour – New Digital Recipe Book Available!

The Cook with UnTour digital cookbook brings 25 legendary dishes into your home for you to recreate the flavors of our tours in China. The cookbook is a labor of love that was written by our guides, vendors, and admin … Read More

Want to Support Frontline Healthcare Workers, Local Restaurants & UnTour? Here’s How!

We are so grateful that you are part of the UnTour family. Thank you so much for supporting small businesses, both in the past and now more than ever. As things begin to get back to almost-normal here in China, … Read More

Foodie Flashcards: Hot and Sour Potatoes

Hungry to improve your Chinese vocabulary, but don’t know where to dig in? Welcome to our weekly Foodie Flashcard series. Follow along, study these morsels of knowledge, then dig in at your local restaurant to fully digest the information. How … Read More

Shanghai restaurant

Old Jesse – A Vegetarian Ordering Guide

What to order at Old Jesse when you are not eating meat! … Read More