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What to order in Chinese Restaurants: Top 5 Chinese Dishes!

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What to order in Chinese Restaurants: Top 5 Chinese Dishes!

Sweet and Sour Pork

Nihao! I had so much Chinese food this past weekend... inspires me to talk about what to order in a Chinese restaurant: 

  • Peking (Beijing) Duck: 北京烤鸭 Běijīng Kǎo Yā
  • Sweet and Sour Pork: 糖醋排骨 Táng Cù Pái Gǔ
  • Gong Bao Chicken 宫保鸡丁 Gōng Báo Jī Dīng
  • Xiao Long Bao 小笼包 Xiǎo Lóng Bāo
  • Mapo Tofu 麻婆豆腐 Má Pó Dòu Fǔ

These are just a quick intro into the amazing Chinese cuisine... Also some of these are my favorite! :)

Hope you will go to try these dishes soon! Enjoy! Hao Chi! (Delicious!)Gong Bao Pecking Duck小笼包

Cheers,

Nikki

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Fancy Sushi! How to say Japanese Food in Chinese: Rì Shì Cān Tīng 日式餐厅

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Fancy Sushi! How to say Japanese Food in Chinese: Rì Shì Cān Tīng 日式餐厅

How to say Japanese Food in Chinese

Nihao! I had a really good lunch at one of my favorite Sushi places "Kata Robata" today for a work birthday celebration. I had a sashimi Bento box, it was YUM (Hǎo Chī 好吃)! Here is how you say Japanese Restaurant: Rì Shì Cān Tīng  日式餐厅. It means Japanese Style Restaurant. Here are some common phrase:

  • Where is a good Japanese restaurant? Hǎo Chī de Rì Shì Cān Tīng Zài Nǎr?  好吃的日式餐厅在哪?
  • Where is..? ...Zài Nǎr?  在哪?"Kata Robata Zài Nǎr?" That means "Where is Kata Robata?"
  • Hǎo Chī 好吃 means delicious. Literally it means Good Eat! This is a very important phrase since we focus a lot on food:)
  • Cān Tīng 餐厅 means restaurants.
  • Shòu Sī 寿司 Sushi (sounds very similar to Chinese). You can probably get away with say Sushi in China and people will understand what you are talking about!

Here is a good write up on the difference between Chinese food and Japanese food: http://strongertogether.coop/food-lifestyle/cooking/chinese-and-japanese-cuisine/

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Where are my Chicken Nuggets?! How to Say Chicken Nuggets in Chinese 鸡块 Jī Kuài

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Where are my Chicken Nuggets?! How to Say Chicken Nuggets in Chinese 鸡块 Jī Kuài

How to say chicken nugget in Chinese

Nihao! Food safety has been a big deal in Asia recently. The most recent scandal has affected people in several countries, also affected McDonald's and Yum brands stocks... I really hope the government will be more proactive on the measures on food suppliers and QA, so everyone can eat/ drink safely!

The news of chicken nuggets sales being halted has inspired me on today's word:  Jī Kuài 鸡块, which means chicken chucks.

Here is the breakdown:

  1. Chicken (animal): Jī. 鸡
  2. Chicken Meat: Jī Ròu. 鸡肉
  3. I like (eating) chicken nuggets. Wǒ Xǐ Huān Chī Jī Kuài. 我喜欢吃鸡块.
  4. Chucks: Kuài. 块

Let's enjoy the safe McNuggets (and most food products) in the United States :) Thanks USDA!

Nikki

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How to Say Dessert in Chinese: 甜点 Tián Diǎn :)

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How to Say Dessert in Chinese: 甜点 Tián Diǎn :)

How to say Dessert in Chinese- Tian Dian

Nihao! Beautiful Sat today, a little hot in Htown! Today I visited a really popular dessert shop called "Common Bond". They have seriously the best dessert in town! This inspired me to talk about dessert, 甜点 Tián Diǎn, which literally means sweet dots. Here are an example and some related words:

  1. I like (to eat) dessert very much.  Wǒ Hěn Xǐ Huān Chī Tián Diǎn . 我很喜欢吃甜点。
  2. Macaroon. Mǎ kǎ lóng. 马卡龙 。
  3. Cookies. Bǐnggān. 饼干。
  4. Coffee. Kā Fēi. 咖啡。

Nikki

How to say dessert in Chinese - Tian Dian

how to say dessert in Chinse Tian Dian

 

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Chinese WOD: Kǒu Xiāng Táng 口香糖, Chewing Gum

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Chinese WOD: Kǒu Xiāng Táng 口香糖, Chewing Gum

Chewing Gum Chinese

Nihao! TGIF! Today I want to teach you how to say and use: Kǒ Xiāng Táng, means chewing gum. 口香糖 Kǒu Xiāng Táng means Mouth Smell-Good Candy. Makes sense, right? My favorite thing to do after a meal!

Here is how to use this word:

  1. I like to chew on chewing gum.  Wǒ Xǐ Huān Jiáo Kǒu Xīng Táng. 我喜欢嚼口香糖。
  2. A pack of gum. Yī Bāo Kǒu Xīng Táng. 一包口香糖。

Nikki

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