Daily Archives: January 3, 2009

Mosquito Press

The Chinese term was xiao bao (small newspaper) 小报 in Shanghai and mosquito press was used in English. Sergeant (1991, p. 3) mentioned that Shanghai itself wa popularly known among foreign travellers as “the Whore of the Orient,” an appellation … Continue reading

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A Cantonese restaurant with 3 stars

Lung King Heen, or View of the Dragon at Four Seasons in Hong Kong is awarded 3 big Michelin-stars. The chef Chan Yan-tak was coaxed out of retirement in 2002 to take the helm. So, the Cantonese food has arrived? … Continue reading

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