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hot and cold food in China

When Chinese people talk about “hot” food, they could be talking about three different things: temperature hot, spicy hot, or inner fire hot, which is this mysterious thing that I haven’t quite figured out yet. Basically, people in China believe that certain … Continue reading

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durian: this time for real!

remember that time when i wrote about eating durian and it was all smelly and The Husband was gagging and we had to throw it out and blah blah blah? well, it turns out what we ate wasn’t even a … Continue reading

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happy cyber monday!

oh, hello! sorry i’ve been MIA. i’ve been too busy traveling around the world and spraying money in four different currencies. the consummate consumer is making a major comeback, y’all! i have lots to talk about, but i need time to … Continue reading

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smelly anniversary

consummate consumer and The Husband were married one year ago today. we had plans to celebrate by going to Modern Toilet, but instead had to celebrate in our dorm room when i came down with an unpleasant chinese cold*. so … Continue reading

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