Pomp, circumstance, and panda bears

Posted in chinese food,crazy,dynasties,elections,entertainment,politics by thehaikudetat on 01/20/2011

A detail of a menu is seen on a place setting ...

A striking invite
list. Vera Wang, Jackie Chan
oh, and Michelle Kwan.

And then there was Babs,
who probably eats Chinese
food on Christmas day.

Read: For Hu Jintao’s state visit, a day of pomp and ceremony
Image source: Yahoo


Gimme a C!

Posted in chinese food,economics,entertainment,olympics,politics,travel by thehaikudetat on 07/19/2008

feel free to insert your own communist-themed caption here

China! China! Chiiiiiii-

Na! China China China!

Go China! China!



Read: Western Olympic Ads Cheerlead for China

Honk for China!


Kung pow!

Posted in chinese food,deliciousness,olympics,travel by thehaikudetat on 06/19/2008



Ox tripe in chilis.

No matter how you say it,

It is still ox tripe.


Bean curd made by a

pocked marked woman. Dee-lish! I

will order double.


Read: Kung pao chicken made official for Olympics

Musings on rice

Posted in borrowed,chinese food,deliciousness by thehaikudetat on 06/13/2008

One whole paddy field

Was planted ere I moved on

From that willow tree!


(courtesy of Basho, 17th century Japanese poet)

The kung pao chicken

Posted in borrowed,chinese food,deliciousness,pcg by thehaikudetat on 05/23/2008

kung pao

Kung pao chicken

The kung pao chicken

I like the kung pao chicken 

The kung pao chicken

(eddie joy, courtesy of patrick cyrus gilman)