Tag Archives: Superstition

Let’s Talk about Chinese Food

  If loves goes through the stomach, then certainly, the way to loving (and knowing) China is through Chinese cuisine. But, “it’s complicated”: Food has always played an important role in China (and let’s be honest, food plays an important role everywhere, but after answering to 你吃饭了吗 for the umpteenth time, you might agree that Read More…

Feeling lucky? Think twice!

In Chinese everything seems to have an underlying meaning, and the same is true for numbers: numbers 8 and 9 are lucky, while number 4 is the most unluckiest of them all. Here is why: 8 is pronounced Bā and sounds (at least to Chinese ears) like Fā, which means ‘to prosper’. You will hear Read More…

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