吃货老吴 Chinese Food Podcast Review

Name of podcast:吃货老吴(chī huò lǎo wú)

What topics are covered? It’s composed of two series. One series is the host’s introduction to different kinds of cuisines both from China and abroad, while the other series is the anecdotes he encounters during his travel which aims at seeking different foreign food.

Why is it good to listen to? You can learn about many good cuisines both in China and the rest of the world, so far the host has introduced Chinese, Japanese, European and South East Asian food. You will know many famous genres of Chinese cuisine in specific ways, also, the anecdotes which happened on his trip are usually very funny and interesting. They’re worthwhile listening.

To listen or subscribe to the podcast, you can search 吃货老吴 on iTunes.

How often are the podcasts updated? Generally it’s updated on a weekly basis.

Length of the podcast: It varies from 15 mins to 35 mins.

Description of the podcast: The podcaster is a middle-aged man whose from Shanghai. He’s a gourmet and loves to share the information of delicate cuisine with the audience. The speaking speed is normal and the pronunciation is clear. The 1st series is a total introduction of different kinds of cuisines, and the portion of Chinese food is especially specific, they include Shanghai, Guangzhou, Taiwan and Dongbei food. It’s very likely that you will feel hungry while listening to this podcast, as sometimes the podcast is broadcast from restaurants. Sometimes the host will also invite some guests to have a discussion and exchanges on food with him. The 2nd travelling series is also very interesting, the podcaster will use comedy to describe those anecdotes, which could always bring you laughter.

 Summary: If you are fond of food and wish to learn about delicious regional Chinese food especially, then this podcast is for you. The content is very abundant and you will certainly get a lot of information about varieties of food in it.

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