A Culinary Postcard from China on the Eve of the Olympics

Ari LeVaux
Missoula Independent | August 5, 2008
After 24 hours in the air, the concept of jet lag seems quaint. I can barely figure out what day it is, much less the time. But despite my disorientation and general mental fuzz upon landing in Beijing, when I see the "Fresh Furit Platter" [sic] on the hotel bar menu, I perk up enough to pronounce it to myself with a Chinese accent.

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