Do you have a sister? I have two, and as luck would have it, they’re both pretty great. Unfortunately, they live pretty far apart, so it’s kind of hard to see them in the same place. So when my little sister in Montana told me that my big sister was coming out from Indiana, and…
Everything passed through Yunnan: goods, armies and culture.
There’s been no shortage of bad news recently, but this one really does hit home.
I can’t say many good things about my current hotel. It reeks of smoke, and this morning I woke up covered in what I can only hope are mosquito bites. But the breakfast is outstanding. Yesterday I had the rice noodle soup, and again was struck my the smoky taste. This time I had the…
No, I didn’t meet a tour group from Wisconsin…
You can buy dried bamboo shoots in any Asian store… but now you have to cook them.
Don’t be fooled, it’s actually bread with bananas.
We know it wasn’t General Tso’s chicken, but what was on the table in a Chinese household?
Today started with orders to get rid of the three giant yellow squash in the fridge.
Here’s a few minute-long clip from my talk at NYU-Shanghai last February