chinese wine

“Chinese wine tastes like dead mouse” Peter Farrow, narrator Bonfire of the Vanities, by Thomas Wolfe It has been said that brevity is the soul of wit, so whoever observed that “a hang-over is the wrath of grapes” was very witty indeed; and likely very familiar with the Chinese.  It seems that 50% of Chinese…

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hot pot

Genghis Khan holds an impressively enduring place in modern Chinese life. He is remembered as a feared and ruthless conqueror who slaughtered anyone who stood in his way. He was particularly eager to kill the aristocrats and ruling classes whom he regarded as treacherous malingerers with nothing to contribute to his burgeoning empire. The Great…

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