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Article about Chinese Food Translations

Posted by foleadu July 12, 2008 in the Group General Discussion.

Tags: chinese food, new york times, translation

There's a really good article in the NYtimes about a recent revamping of English translations of standard Chinese dishes in Beijing restaurants.  It's interesting to read about the reasoning behind some of translations.  I've gotta try 'Chicken without sexual life'...

 

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