Eating Well: Xi’an & Chengdu 8.24.16

I am a long way from planing meals each week, going to the grocery store, cooking and dividing food into red tupperware, and finally carting it all to work for consumption! I miss my healthy servings of fruit and vegetables but the chance to try new foods daily is an excellent replacement. A few observations: Food is becoming…

Eating Well: Beijing 8.16.16

Travel without food is a terrible thought! Meals allow me to have shared experiences, try new foods, spend time with friends, and interact with local people. My first vocabulary words in Mandarin were food based. I learned water (a must in this heat!) and baozi, meaning dumplings. I am especially grateful to friends from the Carlson School and the friends…