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Chinese food and wine, in China…

I’m in Yantai, in Shangdong province in China.  A costal resort with 9 miles of golden beaches overlooking North Korea, equidistant between Shanghai and Beijing.  A beautiful place, the wine area of this global Superpower at the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards.  I’ve been to all of the awards since 2008.  Sitting on a bus knowing not knowing the destination with the worlds best food writers is my idea of heaven, the fun, the intelligent conversations about food and more importantly the global networking is my idea of work and a holiday.  But Chinese food in China, what is it?

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