Tag Archives: weird food

Fermented (“stinky”) tofu

One night during my first months in China, I noticed a strange smell coming from the night market. At first I thought it was the smell of an improperly maintained sewer, festering in the summer humidity – the sickly-sweet odour … 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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Scorpions

Food – Deep-fried scorpions Location – Wangfujing night market, Beijing I’ve just spent six months in Beijing and trying the weird food at the night market seems to be the done thing, for tourists at least. Locals and resident foreigners … Continue reading

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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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