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Q: Why do Chinese eat ice cream in the winter time?

It is cold, so cold now, and yet I see many Chinese continue to eat ice cream and popsicles. Even too, McDonald's walk by window is selling soft cone ice cream. What is up with that thing?

8 years 6 weeks ago in  Food  - Other cities

 
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Maybe because ICE CREAM ROCKS.... I had one yesterday. (ok, it's 20C here) 

 

The concept of eating something cold to get through a hot day hasn't really broken though in China. As ice cream is not a traditional thing, like A/C, heating and other modern inventions. They are not controlled by the highly regimented behavioral patterns of Chinese society. 

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it's -10C here today, and i still eat ice cream.  honestly, china has ruined a lot of great things, but they do ice cream pretty damn good.  i'm partial to strawberry, but the popular milk flavored ones are good too.  i walked to the supermarket earlier today, huddled in my down jacket, eating one...

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Because it's delicious!

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Funny thing about eating ice cream in winter. I see it, too. In the States, in England, in Spain, in France, in Italy, in Russia, and various and sundry countries that just happen not to be China. So what is the question? Really?

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Because those ppl want to be crazy,I am starting to avoid or drink anything cold now.I got a problem after drinking some wines have ice in.Will you feel okay to drink cold milk in the winter time?

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In the same way some people drink hot coffee on a hot summer's day...

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many people do it, not only in china

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why not? its healthy for the body and time of the year. And it doesn't melt! Bonus! Won't leave the shop til its gone though! Pollution being what it is and all.

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