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Hungry Traveler: Hunan

Some cuisines should come with a fire marshall's warning. Not to fear, a cup of hot tea will be standing by to quell the flames. In this new series, we visit the red hot pastures of Hunan province--the spicy province living in the shadow of better known big brother Sichuan. You'll love or loathe us ...

Host: Jenny, Ken

Published: June 01, 2014

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Hungry Traveler: Guangdong

The Hungry Traveler series arrives at its next stop - Guangdong, the home of Cantonese food! And what's first on the menu? Barbecue!  ...

Host: Jenny, Tom

Published: May 08, 2014

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Hungry Traveler: Xi'an

ChinesePod's Hungry Traveler series makes a stop in Xi'an to try some delicious local dishes like 肉夹馍 (ròujiāmó) and 羊肉泡馍 (yángròupàomó). Hope you've worked up an appetite Poddies!  ...

Host: John, Dilu

Published: May 08, 2014

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Hungry Traveler: Hainan

Our hungry traveler ventures off to the "Hawaii of China" for some much needed R&R. An island resort in China you say? It's true that Hainan's resort destination, Sanya, has flown under the radar to most of the western world, but it has all the requirements of an island getaway. When you tire of the...

Host: Jenny, Ken

Published: May 01, 2014

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Hungry Traveler: Macao

When you mix a Portuguese bun with a Chinese egg roll, what do you get? Is there any hope of a compatible union for these two unlikely partners in calories? This edition of the Hungry Traveler takes us to the shores of Macao. The Las Vegas of China, where one can only hope to find all-you-can-eat bu...

Host: Jenny, Ken
Function: ordering_food

Published: May 01, 2014

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Hungry Traveler: Hong Kong

In another edition of the Hungry Traveler, we find ourselves in HK. The city full of millionaires, movie stars, fast cars, and... food! It's all about the dim sum baby. When you hear that squeaky cart roll by your table, you have to think fast. Decisions... decisions. What culinary delights will our...

Host: Jenny, Ken
Function: ordering_food

Published: May 01, 2014

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Hungry Traveler: Sichuan

We call it Szechuan, they call it Sichuan. Does Ants on a Tree really come with ants? Was it just a novelty dish? All just a joke on the American public? Well, now is your chance to find out. Learn about the Chinese cuisine embraced the world over: the hot and spicy Sichuan. And while you're at it, ...

Host: Jenny, Ken

Published: August 06, 2013

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Hungry Traveler: Shanghai

Our Hungry Traveler series is taking us to the Pearl of the Orient today. Join us as we explore some of the delicacies that make Shanghai's food so special. We're covering two essential street-side snacks!...

Host: Jenny, John

Published: August 05, 2013

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Hungry Traveler: Beijing

Peking, Khanbaliq, Yanjing, Beijing. No matter what you call it, the city is a paradise for foodies. From snacks to banquets, you'll find it here. Get the low down on the foods of Beijing for your listening and eating pleasure, and learn how to say them in Chinese. Are you ready to eat? A capital id...

Host: Jenny, Ken

Published: August 05, 2013

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Hungry Traveler: Hangzhou

The city on West Lake is beloved across China for its romantic atmosphere, glorious history, and tasty cuisine. In this podcast, let's take a culinary excursion to the lovely city of Hangzhou....

Host: Jenny, Ken
Function: requesting

Published: June 01, 2013

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Hungry Traveler: Dongbei

Northeastern Chinese are known for their hearty appetites and hilarious accents. In today's Mandarin podcast, let's look at a few specialties from China's northeast. Learn how to talk in Mandarin about the cooking and culture of China's Rustbelt....

Host: Jenny, Ken
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Published: June 01, 2013

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Hungry Traveler: Taiwan

Taiwan deserves its reputation as Foodie Heaven. In today's podcast, we'll talk in Chinese about some Taiwanese specialties. Learning Mandarin is much more fun on a full stomach....

Host: Jenny, Ken
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Published: June 01, 2013

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Hungry Traveler: Halal

China is a country of diverse eating and drinking habits. In today's podcast, you'll learn how to talk in Mandarin about avoiding foods for religious reasons. If you don't dig on swine, this is the lesson for you....

Host: Jenny, Ken

Published: June 01, 2013

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Hungry Traveler: Yunnan

Today ChinesePod's Hungry Traveller is going to southwest China's Yunnan province. This region's diverse landscapes and ethnic groups are mirrored in its very unique cuisine. Learn about a few of its most famous dishes in this scrumptious show!...

Host: Jenny, John

Published: June 01, 2013

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Hungry Traveler: Xinjiang

One man's meat is another man's poison. In this edition of 'The Hungry Traveler' we journey to the cuisine oft adored by westerners and somewhat spurned by those of a more Shanghai palate. Did you ever think of Chinese food as chewy flatbreads, cumin-crusted kebabs, and spicy curries? Welcome to Xin...

Host: Jenny, Ken
Function: suggesting, choosing

Published: May 01, 2012

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Hungry Traveler: Inner Mongolia

In today's podcast, our Hungry Travelers are off to Inner Mongolia. Grab a leg of lamb, and slurp down some milk tea, and learn all about this hearty food in Chinese!...

Host: Jenny, Ken

Published: May 01, 2012

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