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... in the years prior to that, and required everyone to eat in the Communist “canteens” so that there was equality. (we don’t get the sense that the citizens here are missing that era of history!!).
Interestingly, as we ride through the old city, we pass by several grand old homes that were formerly owned by senior eunuchs in previous emperor’s administrations. This gives us and understanding of why people would become eunuchs ...
... regards: In each of the two rooms 10 people were seated around a large table so all spoke to each other. The manager is a Chinese from New Zealand and the restaurant doubles as a cooking school. The small kitchen was thus integrated into one of the dining rooms and diners were specifically invited to observe the cooking and ask questions. As it was supposed to be like a visit at a friend's place we got to choose from ...
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We reluctantly left this upbeat area to go visit the temple. It was a temple. We took some pictures, then quickly headed back down to the main corridor for some more fun! Our visit at this temple garden came to an end too quickly.
... worker was completely delightful and the cook/cleaner and him gave me a traditional lunch that was rather delicious. His English was strong and we talked about the different regions of China and the differences between China and Canada. He even showed me a bit of a BBC series called Wild China, and it proved to be a great generator of talking points. After a 2 hour lunch and discussion, he showed me the way to the subway station and I was on ...
... then your typical hot pot - but still pretty good. Traditionally, hot pots are basically a huge soup bowl in the middle of the table filled with broth and you basically add any meats, vegetables, etc to it and the whole table shares the pot. This particular resturant we went to we each individually had our own pot and got to choose what kind of meat we wanted and were given vegetables to incorporate into our soup - it was delicious... ...