On Chinese New Year’s eve, I followed some lion and dragon dance troupes around our area of Bangkok.
Several truck bed millers are regular features of Qingdao’s Licun traditional market.
Imagine this, from the front counter of a neighbourhood restaurant, suddenly appearing one night in an average North American restaurant:
Perhaps, you can’t believe your eyes. But it’s exactly what it looks like: a full set of some male animal’s genitalia (seal, I’m guessing) soaking with gǒuqǐ berries and some other, unidentified ingredients in báijiǔ, China’s infamously impression-leaving hard liquor.
These health tonics in glass barrels on restaurant counters are pretty common in our area. For a fuller description, see: