How to Order at a Chinese “Farm-to-Table” RestaurantPosted: November 6, 2011
As the course of nature would have it, the food must grow first before we can order it at a restaurant.
Once the food has grown and has been collected, it is transported both locally and to the city. In this case, Kunming. (These photos are from my trip to Yunnan, my mom’s neck of the woods).
Now, we are ready to order from some of China’s finest. Follow these easy steps and you’ll have yourself a most delicious meal!
2) Deliberate amongst family members and/or guests (only one or two people usually decide what to eat for everybody. China’s not a democracy, obviously. Notice below that I am excluded from the ordering process).
3) Find a seat, chat, open your appetite with some tea, and wait eagerly for your food.
And finally, 4) Voila! The meal is prepared!
Just kidding. It looks more like this:
You see! Easy as pie! Cleaning off the plates is even easier! But losing the weight? Not so much.