The portions of food are huge here. It is wonder that the Chinese population is not over weight. Each day the Chinese are very surprised when we cannot finish all the food. Today Evan and I sat down with a really nice Chinese student from Nankai University her name is Valerie. She was very cordial, she explained things about the Chinese culture to us and help us improve the few phrases we knew. She also offered us to try a couple of thing that she had ordered, one of dishes she offered us was soup the soup was specific to the region and traditional. It was really good it was made of sea weed. She also offered part of her main course but I had already had the same meal. Her plate of food was bigger than Evan and mine and we did finish are meal and she did. Just to help put this in perspective Valerie is maybe 5'1 and Evan is 6'3 and I am 6'1. This also surprised her see explained that the men eat even more. Tonight we are going to try and meet up with her at Helena's she was very excited to see us and looking forward to hanging out.
Portions of food
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