“The Temple Explodes the Chicken Cube” Removed From Beijing Menus

Chinese Food

In an effort to help out the foreigners coming for the Olympics and also to just not seem so stupid, Beijing Tourism Bureau has released a list with 2,753 proposed names for dishes and drinks, designed to replace retarded translations that end up on menus. Government translators developed names for dishes based on one of four categories: ingredients, cooking method, taste, or the name of a person or place.

Dishes will now have normal descriptive names such as a dish with mushrooms and ducks’ feet will be listed as simply “Mushroom-Duck’s Foot.” Others proposed names include “Fish Filets in Hot Chili Oil” and “Crispy Chicken.” Long gone will be the days of hilarious Chinese menu items like Salty Egg King Steams the Vegetable Sponge.

Steamed Crap.

Advertisements
Explore posts in the same categories: China, Food, Government

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s


%d bloggers like this: