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10 Surprising Chinese Foods and Ingredients

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There are many differences between Western culture and Chinese culture, and once you venture into their land, you will definitely see that food is one of them. Chinese food culture revolves around wasting as little food as possible and using every material available. Because of that, we are bound to find some surprising ingredients in their food. Let us know if you have used any of these ingredients, and if you plan on trying some now!

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The Top 7 Mistakes People Make When Eating at Chinese Restaurants

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Even if you’ve been eating Chinese food for years, or you’re just discovering how amazing it is, everyone could use some lessons in Chinese food etiquette and how to avoid the top mistakes that people make when eating this food. What better way to honor and respect the Chinese culture than to make sure you’re appreciating the food traditions and culture. Read on for the top 7 mistakes and suggestions so you can make sure you’re treating this food right.

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What’s Your Number?

Telephone What's Your Number

No, it’s not a pick up line.  And no, I’m not trying to get the number of your favorite Chinese restaurant.  Though, if you do have a favorite, and you’d like to tell me about it, by all means, please do!  And we will write a review of your favorite Chinese restaurant. But, what I’m getting at, is that numbers ...

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Chinese Colors – Chinese Culture

Chinese Color Guide

Words, phrases, gestures, all have different meanings in different cultures.  And so do colors.  We will even answer why Tiger Woods always wears a red shirt on Sunday’s at every golf tournament, and why Chinese colors have different meaning than in Western cultures. In the Chinese culture: White (in Chinese it’s pronounced “bai”) symbolizes bereavement, bad luck, death, failure and ...

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