China Food


The French-owned supermarket chain Carrefour has a big presence in China with stores in all the major cities. On visits to branches in Qingdao and Beijing, I was surprised at the variety of living and dead animals (part & whole!) available… half a ducks head or chicken neck anyone? Yum…!


Squashed dead piglet for dinner?

You can’t keep these things as pets in the UK, let alone eat them!!

Check here for some more culinary delights (will update with more as I go!).


Originally from the UK, David is designer and wanderer currently based in Kamakura. Prior to this, he lived in China and still returns frequently to continue exploring this vast and varied land. He started Randomwire in 2003 to chronicle his travels and occasional musings. Feel free to drop him a line.

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