Monthly Archives: September 2011
These cabinet doors are fastened to prevent dogs and drunks from peeing on the hubcaps. Seriously. You see these make-shift wheel protectors in Beijing’s hutongs. Advertisements
Back in the good old days, melons didn’t waste their lives hanging out on the corner or on the front stoop. They worked hard and made something of themselves, be it soups, stir fries, or even hearty stews. They were … Continue reading
… and ready for action.
… or maybe the curry chicken rice hundred. Can’t decide.
The first pumpkins of fall. There’s a dessert-like dish I’ve had in Southern China that I need to find here in Beijing: a sweetened oven-roasted pumpkin that is slightly firm when you bite in, and then it melts in your … Continue reading
… for narrow hutongs.