Things We’ve Learned About Going Meatless in China From Our Chinese Families

Sometimes your meat-eating Chinese relatives can teach you a lot about going meatless, as Susan Blumberg-Kason and I learned.

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Ask the Yangxifu: Carolyn J. Phillips On Charming A Chinese Family Through Food

Accomplished Chinese food writer and yangxifu Carolyn J. Phillips talks with me about food and what it takes to charm your Chinese family at the table.

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What if My Chinese Husband Was The Only Child?

After pondering questions about the One-Child Policy — and how most young Chinese men today had no siblings — I wondered: what would it be like if my Chinese husband were an only child?

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Ask the Yangxifu: My Chinese Boyfriend is Too Critical

A Western woman is shocked when her Chinese boyfriend gets super-critical with her, only several months into their relationship. Is this normal, and what should she do?

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