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Category: Culture

  • XXL Restaurant: Shanghai


  • This Can Only Happen in China!

    A whole street with all the famous Brand Name Shops To be opened at Wen An Jie – Shanghai Yuppies’ favorite. Starbucks….being reversed, called Bucksstar… Pizza…Huh ? Delicious Haagen …just change the d to b, easy enough? haagen-daze vs haagon-bozs 7-11, lower- end brand name, let’s copy, call it T-11, hardly any difference T and […]

  • Why Oolong is the Best Tasting Chinese Tea

    Xiaoyan (Little Sparrow), a Sichuan girl originally from Chongqing, now residing and working Guandong Province, cultivating some of the most beautiful orchids one has ever seen, is a friend of mine. We talk about all things culturally related, and especially love to converse on the similarities and differences in Eastern and Western culture and tastes. […]

  • How to Write a Poem

    I’ve been thinking and working on blogging, the techy geeky stuff, which interests me to a point, but finally the headache begins. And the over saturation. Then I move back to what I really love which is creativity. Blogging and the techno stuff is just the new medium, the new publishing as it were, and […]

  • The Best Dessert Wine with Creme Brulee

    Update 12/1/09 – Today I was watching the WineLibraryTV.com show that Gary Vee had with the “Great One” Wayne Gretzky, very entertaining as well. I noticed towards the end they brought up the subject of “ice” wines, specifically those of Canada and Germany, and mentioned that “ice” wines make an excellent dessert wine as well. […]

  • Arkansas Wine Is Absolutely Outstanding!

    Well, of course, I will emphasize that he said, “Some of it” not “All of It,” but I’ll take that! I was listening to TWIT, and John C. Dvorak, who is a wine Conasieur, said this about Arkansas Wine. Well, being from Arkansas, I was taken aback. Right here in my own “back yard” is […]