You don’t have to be from the USA to partake in the Thanksgiving ritual. Turkey is on the menu everywhere this weekend. You can buy some hot yams off of the street and bath them in butter and sugar. Or you can go eat alone at a Chinese restaurant to avoid your family. Whatever you eat you can join in the gluttony.
Step 1. Eat until your stomach begins to hurt.
Step 2. Argue about politics with a drunk, bigoted uncle.
Step 3. Have a couple drinks to catch up.
Step 4. Take a nap on the couch while kids are singing along to Disney movies.
Step 5: Eat another plate of food.
Step 6. Drink something harder.
Step 7. Take another nap while a couple passive aggressively fight.
Step 8. Have another piece of pie.
Step 9. Open the second bottle bourbon.
Step 10. Wark allroiunt fluahberist ein crined….
For the rest of the weekend, continue to eat excessive amounts of leftovers until you your stomach shrinks to its normal size. By Sunday, you are going to need something to restart your metabolism.
Six Kuai Short from Peoria, Godzilla Butt from Milan, and Mussels from Brussels will start you on a new routine. We will run and will walk before we gluttonously eat and drink. Come burn off your Thanksgiving weekend so you can refill with Yanjing and Xinjiang food.
The hares will lead us through one of Beijing’s most beautiful campuses and eat at one of Beijing’s most popular Xinjiang restaurant. There may not be turkey, but there will still be gluttony.