Chengdu Fine dining

The fact that you can get a last minute reservation at Yu Zhi Lan must be one of the abnormalities of the fine dining world. But then in China things don’t work as Westerners expect, and food and restaurants are no different. We were in Chengdu on holiday to experience tea culture, Sichuanese food and […] Read More


Tips for Eating Chinese Hot Pot

I can’t get help it, but I am hooked on Chinese hot pot or Huo Guo.  My favorite place in Dalian is Huang Cheng Lao Ma on Gangwan Square, where you get a hot pot fueled by gas and sunk into the table.  It is split in two chambers one for Szechuanese broth and one […] Read More