Let’s be honest, living in China can be quite frustrating at times. If I were a cartoon character, by now I would have enough steam to open a baozi stand. Luckily there’s a place which enables you to channel your rage onto a webpage. Meet China Memes – a tumblr dedicated to memes about life in China. Some are great, some less great and submission is open for anyone.
Here’s a small collection of the good ones about Chinese food and beverages.
Let’s start with this brave baby:
And speaking of babies and streets, here is one which is quite relevant:
We all had that apologetic look in our eyes:
Some things are more deadly than street food:
Almost everyone I know here has experienced this unpleasant surprise:
And now we move on to beverages. Beer before liqueur:
and the super powerful Chinese rice wine (baby again – there’s no drinking age in China):
Last one is not food related but as a photographer who has lived in Shanghai I simply had to share it.