September 27, 2014

Really? Chinese Noodle Shop Owner Confesses to Lacing Meals with Opiates to Get Customers Returning for More

The South China Morning Post confirmed its story earlier this week that a noodle shop owner in the Chinese provincial capital of Xi’an had confessed to Chinese police that he had been secretly including a paste made of poppy pods into his menu items. The article reports that the restaurant owner did so in the hopes of making his customers addicted to his noodles. Read the rest of this entry »

December 14, 2010

Excavated in China: 2,400-Year Old Soup!


This story has been all over the web, and it’s perfect for the season. According to reports, a 2,400-year-old pot of soup has been exhumed near the ancient capital of Xian in China. The ancient food was found in a bronze cooking vessel within a tomb, according to Chinese archaeologists.
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April 7, 2008

Secondhand Travels

When I can’t travel as much as I want, I live vicariously through friends. This was taken in China. Sugar coated fruit kabobs?!! Yes please!

But maybe I don’t have to go to China to indulge, maybe I could make them myself!

Rum Ba Fruit Skewers

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