Not everyone will have the chance to travel to China, but you might have a place to get some authentic Chinese cuisine within just a few miles of your home.
Culture, food, and language are so intertwined; I find it difficult to learn about one aspect of a country without gaining a bit of understanding about the other two.
Visiting “ethnic” restaurants with your children is a wonderful, hands-on way to teach them about the world.
“Foreign” food might seem threatening or scary, but there is always something to be found that will appeal to the least adventurous of taste buds.
The Kids Most Traveled have enjoyed Chinese, Filipino, French, Japanese, Indian, Italian, Kenyan, Lao, Mexican, Peruvian, Turkish, Thai, and Vietnamese food at restaurants owned and run by proud natives.
I’ve never been to Canada, but I have been to a Candian bakery. Consider me cultured!
Webisode 4 follows the Mom Most Traveled family on a visit to an authentic Chinese restaurant. These dishes are similar to what you would find in the north eastern part of China. These restaurant owners are from Liaoning.
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