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One of the university officials invited us out for a late night snack because he wanted to drink with David. He even prepared for the occasion by getting a driver to take him to the restaurant so he could drink freely! He wanted to see how much David could drink and invited us along – the restaurant was close to our hotel so we decided to stop by for a bit:
We went around 9PM and the restaurant was just getting set up – apparently it gets really lively around 2 or 3AM! We started off with some seafood appetizers because the congee took a full 45 minutes to prepare.
Some clams with noodles:
Veggies sautéed with garlic:
Pig ears and tofu:
Finally, our congee came to the table – rice is cooked down in a large earthen pot for a loooong time and then they add all types of seafood – shrimp, crab, lobster, you name it, it was probably in it! The congee was so hot but also really delicious and flavorful; I seriously burnt my finger on some congee, but it was worth it because the congee was really THAT good. The next morning, we headed to the airport to fly to Chongqing – I will post about our adventures soon!