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… Continue reading This Can Only Happen in China!

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.… Continue reading Why Oolong is the Best Tasting Chinese Tea

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.… Continue reading The Best Dessert Wine with Creme Brulee

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… Continue reading Arkansas Wine Is Absolutely Outstanding!