Eating out in China can be a bit disconcerting. New flavors and textures to discover, menus full of unknown Chinese characters and dishes… And then there’s having the right, Chinese, table manners. Get used to it though, because with mom-and-pop restaurants in China usually being extremely affordable, trust us, you’ll be eating out a lot.
The other night, we were at a (really good!) Chinese restaurant with a Chinese friend and her Chinese colleague. Feeling a bit self-conscious as we didn’t know this colleague very well, we were really focused on our Chinese table manners. Handling our chopsticks properly particularly came to mind. During dinner, one question arose: where do […]