May 9th, 2018

The Best Photos from Our 10 Day Trip to China



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Day 10: On the last day of our trip, we visited both Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City—homes of China’s Chairman and the Emperor respectively. To end our long journey, we had an incredible meal at China’s very famous DaDong, known worldwide for its Peking duck. I can fervently declare that I will not be eating Peking duck anywhere else for some time.

Take a look at our CIA Global Cuisine and Cultures trip to China! Our professor, Dr. Willa Zhen, with the help of several guides, toured us around the large cities of Chengdu and Beijing, making stops along the way in Yibin and Zigong.

By Ramon Manglano

Ramon Manglano

Ramon Manglano

Hello! My name is Ramon Manglano and I am 23 years old and originally from Chicago, IL. I am a ninth term bachelor’s degree student at The Culinary Institute of America pursing my degree in business management with a concentration in advanced wine, beverage, and hospitality. My associates degree was in culinary arts.Along with my love for food and wine, I am an avid traveler and have spent time abroad in South America after graduating from high school. I’ve also been lucky enough to see many parts of the U.S. and Europe. This will be my first time venturing to the East Asia and gaining first-hand experience with Chinese culture and cuisine.
Ramon Manglano