Travels in Sichuan and China

I wrote several pages about our three-week trip to Sichuan (China). Read about… Chinese food in China, what they eat at home and in restaurants, our visits to the restaurants’ kitchen, tea houses, and so on. Sichuan (it used to be called Szechwan or...

What To Do about Yelp? Control Your Comments

Those social review/recommendation sites (such as Yelp) are a problem. I hear over and over again from small business owners that the social recommendation sites force them to pay for advertising. You have a local restaurant, a carpenter service, a local tax office, a...