In Beijing (北京) Da Dong (大董) is the place to go to for roast duck. According to Time Magazine, it is number nine on the ten things to do in 北京. Luckily, for me and my fellow classmates, I do not have to spend five hours on a train to eat great roast duck. Da Dong opened up […]Read more "Do as the Chinese Do, Eat as the Chinese Eat"
汉堡包很好，咸咸的，甜甜的，好吃极了。 Over the past few weeks, this magical phenomenon has begun, where I lose three kilos, gain seven pounds, lose ten kilos, and my body just does not know what to do with me anymore. But I’m mostly to blame. Then there are my friends: Sherpa’s and street food that bully me into spending all […]Read more "The day that I ate three burgers and regretted nothing."
So I’ve been ordering street food, noodles, fried rice, dumplings etc for the past three weeks I’ve been in China – and I only discovered that the second little spoonful of “flavouring” they add, is in fact MSG. Oops. Well when I get nausea, chest pain, difficulty breathing and numbness, I’ll know what to blame. […]Read more "I’ll have five servings of mystery meat with six spoonfuls of MSG"