“I had a fantastic meal in Shanghai. We ate a banquet, which consisted of 10 or more courses. At the beginning of each, the waiter would explain the history of it, and what the food symbolised. The food was great and there was a warm feeling of hospitality. However, I didn't realise that if you finish your food, they'll keep bringing you more because they think you haven't eaten enough. Also, once the meal ends, everyone promptly leaves—there is no lingering over coffee.”

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