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restaurant/food translations in Chinese

lyn | May 31, 2009 05:35 AM

Does anyone know of a web site or book (preferably one I could get a library) that has some food related translations and maybe even pictures? I will be in Beijing

I would like to have some cards or a piece of paper I can point to if language is a barrier, which I suspect it will be.

of particular interest are phrases to help me avoid dishes with with certain ingredients.
ie:
No MSG
no noodles
no sugar

plus other requests:
types of meats
spicy is good!

Do restaurants in Beijing/other parts of China try and get westerners to order boring Americanized dishes like they do in the US? (lol)

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