It might have been a detail easy to overlook.
But Western reporters covering President Obama’s recent state dinner in Beijing with Chinese leader Hu noted it: The high-profile event included chicken soup with bean curd.
If only prosperous, mutually-beneficial relations between the two countries bloom in the coming years, I will point to this meal – notably the soup with soybean cake - as the unifying agent.
You know: “World leaders, Obama and Hu, gather around tofu to talk pressing issues.”
If U.S.-China relations continue in the framework of diplomacy, dialogue and some bumps here and there, I will, nevertheless, note the historic moment.
Hey, I have to write sentences like that: I run a blog about soybean cake and other essential topics.