12 Jun 2011 • 375 reviews • 31 followers
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I am always taken aback afresh how poetic the Chinese language can be. "Feng Bo Zhuang," the name of the restaurant, literally means the Mansion of Wind and Waves, but it's more poetic and metaphoric when taken in context of the theme of the restaurant. The theme is a Chinese pugilistic (wuxia
) theme. So jiang-hu
refers to the pugilistic underworld of strife, trouble, dog-eat-dog, of love, bad romance and revenge. The closest English translation of jiang-hu
would be "society" of the Godfather's mafia world. In this context, "wind-waves" means the