The food of northern China is comfort food at its finest—greasy, salty, and very hearty.
Dishes include deep-fried dough sticks, pork buns, and noodles with fermented bean paste. But why is the food so heavy? One of the reasons is the weather.
This is the 11th episode of our 13-part series on Chinese food called Eat China. In the next episode, we’ll go on a food tour of Beijing and hit up three restaurants you have to try.
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Host and Producer: Clarissa Wei
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Videographer: Nicholas Ko
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