小时候,妈妈问我想吃什么,我总是说:我想吃好吃的。到现在这依然是我生活中的愿望。我一直在寻找好吃的东东!

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By Elaine Liu (eliu.tumblr.com) — “When I was small and my mom would ask me what I wanted to eat, I would say, “我想吃好吃的東西” which translates to, “I want to eat something delicious.” This is still my wish. I’m always on the lookout for something good to eat!”

When [...]

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Beijing, China — I’ve moved from the ease of Sanlitun to a new neighborhood with new comforts. Just south of Chaoyang Park, my apartment isn’t just a stone’s throw from The Village at Sanlitun, but I look forward to spring and summer for picnics across the street.

One thing I’ve come to realize while living [...]

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Beijing, China — One cold night, I met with my friend Frederica at Hercules for their 2-for-1 happy hour (4-8pm daily). With a glass of cabernet (45RMB), I order Honey Ribs (58RMB) served with shoestring fries; meat so tender and falling off the [...]

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Suizhou, Hubei, CHINA — This past weekend I attended Adeline‘s wedding in her village, 2 hours out of Wuhan, Hubei Province. The ground was frosty, the air chilly, but the smiles of her community warmed the weekend-long [...]

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Olé — Three way tapas By Shanti Christensen Published in TimeOut Beijing, Jan 2011

Olé! is located in the maze of establishments behind The Bookworm and 15 meters north from D-Lounge’s door. Don’t try calling for directions since no one there seems to know. [...]

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While meeting families in China who teach me their favorite family recipes, I have had some families ask me about food from the United States and other countries. I’ve had families teach me more than three recipes because they wish for other countries to know ‘real Chinese food’. One girl in Chengdu wants to know [...]

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Beijing, China — I took a break from the tedium of moving into a new apartment at the south end of Chaoyang park and saw David Sedaris at The Bookworm read from his latest book 

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