Posts from the ‘Chinese restaurants’ category

Fast food, Yunnan style

This is the signboard for a little restaurant/takeaway in the backstreets of Jianshui, in southern Yunnan Province. It says ‘The sisters’ fast food shop’. You might…

Manchurian Legends

Gosh, I’m impressed. I’ve had a few really lousy Dongbei (or Northeastern) suppers in London, and until last night had never had a good one. But…

Room service

Of course, you can get a club sandwich from room service at any international hotel in China, and probably anywhere in the world, but how about…

Relative values

A quote from a Chinese-American friend in Hong Kong: ‘It infuriates me that people always think that Chinese food should be cheap – it’s racist, it’s…