Rumors have been swirling around the Chinese internet about jianbing makers wildly out-earning the entry-level, college-graduating youth of today. But how much of that is actually true? Netizens have been sharing stories about a Jianbing chef making 30,000 RMB a month ($US 4,476), and commenting things like, “you graduated from an elite university and how
If you’re sick of doing the old point and grunt routine when you’re at your local jianbing vendor in China, why not take a few minutes to learn some Mandarin that will help you look like a pro. It’s time. It really is. Do it for World Jianbing Day (April 30 from 2019 ’til eternity).
Navigating a city famed for its wheat products can be challenging for gluten-free travelers. Beijing is a city that runs on wheat. Steamed buns, dumplings, flatbreads and noodles making up staple daily diets of most Beijingers. But with a little planning and preparation, China’s capital is still capable of delighting the gluten-free foodie. Read on
Last week we offered our top tips on how to eat vegetarian and/or vegan in Beijing, with key phrases and also some pitfalls to watch out for. Armed with these phrases and an appetite for adventure, visitors should feel reasonably confident of finding vegetarian and vegan dishes in many local Chinese eateries, but just to
Tips for Vegetarians & Vegans in Beijing Visiting Beijing as a vegetarian or vegan can be frustrating and rewarding in equal measure, depending on your outlook. UnTour Food Tours is always on the lookout for new meat-free dishes or variations at local restaurants in order to help our vegan and vegetarian guests access local, authentic