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Overseas tourists often find the menus here befuddling, for good reason.
After all, what Westerner has experience with foods such as these: “Cowboy leg,” “Hand-shredded ass meat,” “Red-burned lion head,” “Strange flavor noodles,” “Blow-up flatfish with no result,” or “Tofu made by woman with freckles.”
With few English speakers, restaurants usually translate their menus word by word directly from an English-Chinese dictionary.
Image: Bo Gu/NBC News
China turns to the U.S. to supply its breeding stock
In a country where pork is a culinary staple, the demand for a protein-rich diet is growing faster than Chinese farmers can keep up.