Category: Chinese

Recipe Post: Sweet Pickled Daikon

Hi!!! Temperatures are finally dropping here in Shanghai. Honestly, it worries me that temperatures still go above 20C mid- November, but I'm not complaining. Traditionally, dropping temperatures mean the pickling jars come out. Greenhouse tech pretty much eliminates the need; however, pickles are delicious no matter what time of year. In the spirit of the … Continue reading Recipe Post: Sweet Pickled Daikon

Happy National Day!

Hi!! I've switched to posting every two weeks, but this week's special. First, I've "completed" supplements for my three target schools- FINALLY! More importantly, it's National Day! I get the ENTIRE week off.  So, this week, I'm stepping away from schoolwork into Shanghai- Starting today. Let's get going!  K11 Shanghai has an amazing art scene, … Continue reading Happy National Day!

Cultural Shanghai: 绿波廊 (Lu Bo Lang) The Restaurant of Dignitaries

Hi!! As promised, I'm back with another installment of Cultural Shanghai. I know I said I would be going to a historic teahouse, but ..... I got a bit distracted browsing Lonely Planet.... and.... couldn't take my eyes off one restaurant in particular: 绿波廊 绿波廊 绿波廊 is THE restaurant in the Yu Garden food scene. … Continue reading Cultural Shanghai: 绿波廊 (Lu Bo Lang) The Restaurant of Dignitaries

Cultural Shanghai: The (Not so) Sad Holocaust Story (上海犹太难民纪念馆)

Hi!!! Yesterday, I had some pretty insane crab ..... at a subway station. Well, there's a reason for that. Right after lunch, we were off to start a new series on the blog: Cultural Shangahai From the centuries old buildings on Waitan to hutongs, Shanghai is renowned for it's cultural history. I've always wanted to … Continue reading Cultural Shanghai: The (Not so) Sad Holocaust Story (上海犹太难民纪念馆)