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Cambodian Food Banned in China
Phnom Penh food blog, Phnomenon, has joined the long list of stuff that just got cooler after you learned The Man didn't want you near it. As reported on the morning of September 12 (presumably local time), Phnomenon.com has been banned in mainland China, via the Chinese firewall. Sweet!
Perhaps it was the talk of delicious pork sukiyaki at Ohan that pushed government folks' jealousy over the edge. Or was it the abundance of steamed corn vendors? We may never know, but what's actually surprising is that Phnomenon wasn't banned in Cambodia first, what with the scathing beer reviews and all.
The PRC should keep collecting those taxes from Tsingtao and consider Phnomenon the blessing that it is.