While we were filming at Cate Dak I learned from Chris Zhang about a typical Xi’an menu set with: liang pi zi, rou jia mo and BingFeng soda.
A restaurant in the Netherlands that puts itself on Google Maps with Chinese characters? Yes! That is Cate Dak or 不了秦 中式面艺咖啡厅. Cate Dak serves some awesome, authentic, hand-pulled noodles. I love it so much! It really tastes like a piece of China in Rotterdam. *pings tear away* The food Biang biang noodles, a belt-broad-like […]
A friend asked for Rotterdam restaurant tips. So here it is: Chinese cuisine: Orient Pearl – Good for dimsum according to friends. Reserve beforehand, it can be busy in the weekend. Internet says the service is crap, but that is fast and efficient Chinese service. Just accept the cultural difference. Grand Garden – Good for dimsum […]
When going to Hongkong one thing you should always eat is dimsum. Dimsum (點心) means little dishes. People often eat it in Guangzhou and Hongkong. Dimsum originates from the Cantonese. History Long long time ago travellers on the Silk road would stop at Tea houses to drink tea and relax. Before an imperial doctor said […]
A new Xinjiang restaurant has emerged in Rotterdam: Kiroren Restaurant. They opened on August 8 2016. I visited their restaurant on their 20th day. It is located near the Beurs in Rotterdam. Google maps says: Xinjiang, an autonomous territory in northwest China, is a vast region of deserts and mountains. It’s home to many ethnic […]