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According to estimates, China uses almost 45 billion pairs of chopsticks a year. (Image:  Michael Johnson  via  wikimedia  CC BY 2.0 )

A Peek Into China’s Culture of Chopsticks

The Chinese never traditionally used forks or knives for eating food. Instead, they have been using chopsticks for centuries. To accommodate the usage of chopsticks, Chinese cuisine has developed dishes that feature small, bite-sized pieces of food. According to estimates, China…

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Doing Business, Confucian Style

Traditional Confucian values — “benevolence, righteousness, propriety, wisdom, and trust” — sound like rather staid notions, more suitable for a refined scholar of literature than a go-go entrepreneur. But cases abound through Chinese history of Confucian businessmen, who built vast commercial empires…

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A Peek Into China’s Culture of Chopsticks

The Chinese never traditionally used forks or knives for eating food. Instead, they have been using chopsticks for centuries. To accommodate the usage of chopsticks, Chinese cuisine has developed dishes…

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Recipe of the Day: Greek Potato Salad

When I think back to my homeland Greece, I picture the sun in an azure sky, a clear blue sea, and of course an introduction to tasty foods composed of…

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Doing Business, Confucian Style

Traditional Confucian values — “benevolence, righteousness, propriety, wisdom, and trust” — sound like rather staid notions, more suitable for a refined scholar of literature than a go-go entrepreneur. But cases abound through…