Beijing Olympic Menu – Lost in Translation…


As Beijing readies for the Olympic Games this august, an official English translation of local dishes which often have exotic names has had to have a make over to avoid some alarming translations :-

This is how they appeared at first (and you can see the newly translated forms below) 🙂

MENU 1.0

Chicken without sexual life

Husband and wife’s lung slice

Bean curd made by a pock-marked woman

MENU 2.0

Spring chicken

Pork lungs in chili sauce

Stir-fried tofu in hot sauce.

[Via Reuters]

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