Category Archives: food tube

Roujiamou

Long before McDonald’s opened their doors here, Chinese people were already eating hamburgers. Of a sort. On my way back from the subway station I sometimes stop at a stand selling roujiaomou. First pork (‘rou’) is stewed in a sauce … Continue reading

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Speeches and donkey burgers

It’s hard to teach a TEFL course in China when no Chinese know or care what a TEFL course is, and anyone with white skin and a native-ish accent is considered qualified enough to be a university teacher, so our … Continue reading

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The Return Of Food Tube; Kimchi Chocolate

It’s been a while since I’ve written a weird food blog, but since people occasionally ask after them I’ve decided to bring it back. In 2008 I ate a few odd things, took photos (and in one case a video), … Continue reading

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V away. Made dinner. Doesn’t look very nice.

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Foodtube Christmas dinner (sort of) – Bamboo Rat

Colourful Chinese name: Bamboo rat What it really is: Stir-fried dried rat bits with vegetables Location: Yangshuo, Guangxi, China

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Menu

I’m in the uk right now, so this blog has been on hold for a while. Back in September. In the meantime here are some photos of a restaurant menu in Beijing. I don’t think any comments are really needed.

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Snake Soup

What it is: Snake Soup Location: Backstreet restaurant, Gongbei

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Living fungus milk

Product name – Living Fungus Milk Real contents – Unknown Found at – Supermarket

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Tasty Crispy Silkworm

Appealing Chinese name – “tasty crispy silkworm” What it really is – deep fried silkworm pupae Location – posh Beijing restaurant.

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Good dog.

If you feel sentimental and protective about dogs you probably shouldn’t read my unusual food blog this week.

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