Sorry - no photos or
video
(I need to keep my anonymity or there’s a risk I’ll
get special treatment when I review a resta...
Chinese food...
revealed!
Ian Fenn
About me
Work primarily as an Information Architect

But trained as a professional Chinese chef

I’m proud to own a kitche...
Ringo Lo
Chinese Master Chef
http://www.flickr.com/photos/chopstixmedia/
Non-Chinese Chinese
Mixed hors d'oeuvres

Crispy aromatic duck

Sweet and sour pork

Lemon chicken

Crispy shredded beef

...
Chinese meal
‘Lai tong’ - Double-steamed house soup (if
available) 

Steamed sea bass with ginger and spring
onion

Canton...
Urban myths
Cantonese roast
duck
http://www.flickr.com/photos/chopstixmedia
Who to trust
This is
unfortunately
it.
What to eat
Domestic cat http://www.flickr.com/photos/powi/
Cantonese roast
duck and pork
http://www.flickr.com/photos/chopstixmedia/
Stir-fried pea shoots
with garlic
http://www.flickr.com/photos/chopstixmedia/
Steamed hairy crab http://www.flickr.com/photos/chopstixmedia/
Belly Pork and Mui
Choi Hot Pot 

http://www.flickr.com/photos/fredchan/
Butter prawns http://www.flickr.com/photos/chopstixmedia/
Chinese steam boat http://www.flickr.com/photos/fredchan/
Dim sum http://www.flickr.com/photos/chopstixmedia/
What to eat
Any steamed fish or
seafood

Any double-steamed soup

Any stir-fried Chinese
vegetable (bok choy, gai
lan, choi...
If you must eat sweet
and sour...
http://www.flickr.com/photos/fredchan/
A final word for
vegetarians
SORRY!
Where to eat
Chinese experience
Shaftesbury Avenue
http://www.flickr.com/photos/katcameron/
New Fook Lam Moon
Gerrard Street
http://www.flickr.com/photos/katcameron/
Inn Noodle
Oxford Street
http://www.flickr.com/photos/kake_pugh/
Princess Garden
North Audley Street
http://www.flickr.com/photos/chopstixmedia
Also recommended
Haozhan

Gerrard Street

Mr Kong

Lisle Street

Super Star

Lisle Street

Gold mine

Queensway

Mandarin ...
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Chinese Food (Barcamp London 4 presentation)

  1. 1. Sorry - no photos or video (I need to keep my anonymity or there’s a risk I’ll get special treatment when I review a restaurant - and we don’t want that!)
  2. 2. Chinese food... revealed! Ian Fenn
  3. 3. About me Work primarily as an Information Architect But trained as a professional Chinese chef I’m proud to own a kitchen nickname Created Chopstix™. Now also write on Chinese and Malaysian food for Time Out Have also written for Square Meal I’ve eaten in most of London’s Chinese restaurants Most is six restaurants in one day.
  4. 4. Ringo Lo Chinese Master Chef http://www.flickr.com/photos/chopstixmedia/
  5. 5. Non-Chinese Chinese Mixed hors d'oeuvres Crispy aromatic duck Sweet and sour pork Lemon chicken Crispy shredded beef Special fried rice
  6. 6. Chinese meal ‘Lai tong’ - Double-steamed house soup (if available) Steamed sea bass with ginger and spring onion Cantonese roast duck Dau miu (stir-fried mange tout pea shoots) Steamed white rice
  7. 7. Urban myths
  8. 8. Cantonese roast duck http://www.flickr.com/photos/chopstixmedia
  9. 9. Who to trust
  10. 10. This is unfortunately it.
  11. 11. What to eat
  12. 12. Domestic cat http://www.flickr.com/photos/powi/
  13. 13. Cantonese roast duck and pork http://www.flickr.com/photos/chopstixmedia/
  14. 14. Stir-fried pea shoots with garlic http://www.flickr.com/photos/chopstixmedia/
  15. 15. Steamed hairy crab http://www.flickr.com/photos/chopstixmedia/
  16. 16. Belly Pork and Mui Choi Hot Pot  http://www.flickr.com/photos/fredchan/
  17. 17. Butter prawns http://www.flickr.com/photos/chopstixmedia/
  18. 18. Chinese steam boat http://www.flickr.com/photos/fredchan/
  19. 19. Dim sum http://www.flickr.com/photos/chopstixmedia/
  20. 20. What to eat Any steamed fish or seafood Any double-steamed soup Any stir-fried Chinese vegetable (bok choy, gai lan, choi sum) Any Chinese hot pot For the adventurous:
 Anything with offal
 Anything with salted fish
  21. 21. If you must eat sweet and sour... http://www.flickr.com/photos/fredchan/
  22. 22. A final word for vegetarians
  23. 23. SORRY!
  24. 24. Where to eat
  25. 25. Chinese experience Shaftesbury Avenue http://www.flickr.com/photos/katcameron/
  26. 26. New Fook Lam Moon Gerrard Street http://www.flickr.com/photos/katcameron/
  27. 27. Inn Noodle Oxford Street http://www.flickr.com/photos/kake_pugh/
  28. 28. Princess Garden North Audley Street http://www.flickr.com/photos/chopstixmedia
  29. 29. Also recommended Haozhan
 Gerrard Street Mr Kong
 Lisle Street Super Star
 Lisle Street Gold mine
 Queensway Mandarin Palace
 Cranbrook Road North China
 Uxbridge Road Pearl Liang
 Sheldon Square Snazz Sichuan
 Chalton Street

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