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 to say ‘hot and sour stir-fried potatoes’ in Mandarin Chinese What is it? For those
If you’ve checked all the boxes of your traditional dinners out in Beijing, maybe it’s time to look a little further afield for some fresh experiences. Everyone loves a themed dinner party, right? Why not take the idea to the extreme with these fun Beijing restaurants that offer a little more than your standard night
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