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Beijing, China – Wide, chewy, and over two feet long; there’s never been a more satiating noodle. I grew up in California thinking my favorite noodles were Chow Fun, but alas, there are wider and funner noodles to be had. Fun.
Biáng biáng noodles (梆梆麵) are a type of noodle found in Continue Reading →
On July 5, 2010 By Shanti Christensen (湘緹)
Beijing, China — After a delicious celebration at Café Sambal, I was invited by the owner’s daughter, Shauna Cho, to taste dishes from the new organic/vegetarian menu. After eating such a healthy set of dishes, I felt like I did myself a favor. Actually, Shauna did me the [...]Continue Reading →
When I first moved to China, I shared the same assumption many express, “It’s hard to be vegetarian in China.” I’m not a vegetarian, but I enjoy many meat-free meals. I like cold noodles as a main on a summer day, but this colorful dish is a healthy way to start any meal year round. Hán Āyí taught me this simple recipe from her home in Tōngzhōu.Continue Reading →
On April 14, 2010 By Shanti Christensen (湘緹)
Occasionally, as a [...]Continue Reading →
On March 24, 2010 By Shanti Christensen (湘緹)
Chengdu, Sichuan, CHINA — An important website to know when dining in China is Dianping.com, in Chinese only. Dianping is the Zagat of China and the ratings can be trusted! So far, every restaurant I’ve gone to, by recommendation of Dianping [...]Continue Reading →
现在我在成都的Mix Hostel。对于背包客们来说这是一个非常舒适惬意的地方，环境干净明亮，还能交到不少朋友。老板Mix希望给他的客人们提供一场与我们平常的旅行经历完全不同的旅行，还是免费的哦。现在正好是春暖花开的季节，我们十三个人上了两辆面包车，并到了洛带古镇附近的山上。我们可以称得上联合国：一对来自意大利的度蜜月的夫妇，三个来自荷兰，俄罗斯的一对夫妇，一个新认识的来自新加坡的朋友，两个来自德国的年轻人，还有Mix，Mix的同事，以及来自美国的我。Continue Reading →
On January 18, 2010 By Juling He (何菊玲)
Gāomíng, CHINA — Leaving Beijing at sub-zero temperatures, I thought surely I could pack for warmer weather in Guǎngdōng; I was wrong. I greet our new friend Xiǎoēn, hoping that despite government provided heating reserved for homes north of the Yangtze, her home might thaw out my toes. On [...]Continue Reading →
Hong Kong — Holiday season means blazing through a few cities in Asia for quick visits with my husband’s family. A quick hello to see our cousin’s new baby boy also meant a couple of fixes for me off the streets in Wan Chai district.
Beijing, China — I’m in the middle of writing about my visit to Lìjiāng. Lunch time hits so I decide to eat some inspiration at a favorite spot, In & Out (一坐一忘丽江主题餐厅). I’ve written about a few dishes from In & [...]Continue Reading →
SINGAPORE – I’d read about it the Hemispheres mag’ on the plane, but I never thought I’d experience it — Collagen meals. On Orchard Street, I order a bowl of 拉面 (lāmiàn, hand-pulled noodles) fortified with collagen. Pudong Wanton Noodle Soup at Continue Reading →