The Economist’s new China column: Chaguan

It is named after traditional teahouses, where far more than hot drink once flowed. IVEN his love of Chinese teahouses, Mr Yang, a retired academic from Chengdu, was born in the right place at a terrible time. Within living memory his home town, the capital of Sichuan province, had boasted more than 600 teahouses, or chaguan. Some were famous for storytellers or opera. … https://econ.st/2CZSIsX

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