Category Archives: China

Appetite for China virtual potluck

So the blog post about the virtual Chinese potluck is live on Appetite for China. Go check it out! It includes a link to my post about making Kung Pao Chicken as well as lots of other amazing looking Chinese … Continue reading

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Mapo Tofu

As promised, here’s the second of my two posts about cooking Chinese from Diana Kwan’s book “The Chinese Takeout Cookbook.” I’ll be giving a copy away in the coming weeks, so look for the contest. I’m still deciding what to … Continue reading

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Making “the real” Kung Pao Chicken

Because its the Chinese New Year and the Year of the Snake — and I’m a snake year baby — I decided to dust off my wok and cook some Asian food. After our trip to China last year, I’ve … Continue reading

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Dumpling making

When I visited China earlier this year, dumplings were everywhere. We ate them from street vendors and at restaurants and the fillings varied widely. A lot of the food we ate in China simply tasted better than the American imports … Continue reading

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Shanghai greens

If you read my dining review last week, you already know that one of the best things I ate in China were simple stir-fried greens. Last night, I decided to try and recreate them at home. More on that in … Continue reading

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Review: Pana 88

Since I’m freshly back from China, I thought it would be fun to review an Asian restaurant, and Pana 88 fit the bill. The short form: Pana 88 is a study in contrasts. I found soup and the above appetizer, … Continue reading

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China street style

I’m no Scott Schuman when it comes to taking street style photos, but I managed to capture quite a few snaps while we were walking around Beijing and Shanghai — and only a couple are blurry! Courtney and I talked … Continue reading

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The real Kung Pao Chicken

SHANGHAI — During my nine days in China, I did not get to eat much Chinese food. That’s because, as luck would have it, I got sick on the plane to Beijing and I remained sick for the bulk of … Continue reading

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China, in pictures

Some photos from our first few days in China. @courtneybruntz and Matthew hiking up the Great Wall The Great Wall #beijing The great wall @isachandra style Night market #beijing Coke light. Matthew refusing to cooperate. #beijing Giant door at the … Continue reading

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Updates from China

So this morning my friend Michael updated me on what social networking I’ll be able to do in China. I’ll have my phone with me and using a wireless connection as its available will be able to get to my … Continue reading

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