a transplanted life in China 


night bus stop

Published on January 16, 2014, by in Chengdu.

night bus stop 2

Second Ring Road, Chengdu


Chongqing Art Museum

Chongqing Art Museum 3 bw edit_DxOFPChongqing Art Museum

The new Chongqing Art Museum is housed in the upper two floors of the Guotai Arts Center, in the central Jiefangbei area, and opened to the public on October 29.

Chongqing Art Museum opens:  http://english.cqnews.net/html/2013-10/31/content_28453538.htm

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Published on December 18, 2013, by in Food.

Dumplings 2_optdumplings crew, Chongqing restaurant kitchen


麻婆豆腐 mapo doufu

Published on December 14, 2013, by in Chengdu, Food.

mapo doufupart of our lunch at a dumpling restaurant in Wenshufang, across the street from Wenshu monastery

Mápó dòufu is a popular Chinese dish from Sichuan province. It is a combination of tofu (bean curd) set in a spicy chili- and bean-based sauce, typically a thin, oily, and bright red suspension, and often cooked with fermented black beans and minced meat, usually pork or beef.



night restaurant, Shanghai

Published on December 12, 2013, by in Photography, Travel.


Shanghai restaurant, side street near the Bund, taken on my nocturnal walk