An unique experience. Each customer will be given two pieces of hard bread and an empty bowl. You tear the bread into small pieces and place them into the bowl. Then you bring the bowl to the kitchen... more
Personally I think it is way too expensive. Anyway it is nice to try it once and tell the world that I have tried the dumpling banquet in Xian. We have the dumpling downstairs where the locals eat... more
Of all numerous snacks of Xi'an, my favourite is steamed soup stuffed bun. It's soooo delicious, and, it's so cheap. The waiters are skilled. They can carry heaps of steamed buns which are piled like... more
This was where we ate lunch on the day we visited the Terra Cotta Warriors. It's a huge room filled with tables for tour groups and families. Our guide, Kevin, had been telling us for several days... more
Dumpling is a word that you will hear quite often in China. It applies to small portions of prepared food, with different recipes and tastes.
Looking like pastries or cookies they compose a meal... more
Green Molly Restaurant & Pub (Gaoxin District)
As a foreigner living in Xian for several years, I must say this is easily the best bar in Xian.
The basement level pub is decked out with dark wood... more
This is my hometown. I live here, I love it here. I feel like I have a responsibility to let you know more about it.
There is an old saying "If you want to see China of 100 years ago, visit Shanghai;...
Xi'an is a must see. I was doubtful about the importance of Xi'an. Of course, there are the warriors, but.. all that distance... for that...
The warriors for themselves sure deserve the trip,...
Like Alexandria, Baghdad or Rome, Xia'an is a city whose future is bound up inexorably in its past. It anchored the eastern end of the Silk Road, the earliest thread of global trade.
Yet the current...