Sunday, June 3, 2007

A Confession to Make

I have a confession to make.

After over six weeks in Beijing, I succumbed to the power of McDonald's.

I didn't mean to. After visiting the Capital Museum, I was hungry and although it has a cafe, it looked empty and I thought the shopping mall diagonally across would have some food.

But the only eatery it had was the American fast-food restaurant.

There was nothing much else around within sight which I found surprising. So I broke down and walked in.

I ordered a Filet of Fish, fries and Coke for 16RMB (US$2.09) and took a seat to eat my late lunch.

The staff there are just like North American ones -- young people and older ones who look like they're in their 60s. They wear a uniform which includes denim jeans with the golden arches stitched on each of the back pockets. Very cute.

But yes... I hope you forgive me. I tried really hard to avoid McDonald's!


Kai Sun said...

what is wrong eating at macdonald's?? it is an good and efficient way to satisfy your hunger in a hurry. only not to develop the habit of having it everyday. also i must admire the quality control. i have had a big mac in new york, in cologn, in london in tiny places they all have the same qulaity. that is why macdonald is so successful.

Anita said...

That is so cheap!! Incredible.