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Michael Eden
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Michael Eden's Discussions

International Calling Card

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael Eden Jan 5, 2013. 3 Replies

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Recycled Cooking Oil

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chris Knight Aug 24, 2012. 37 Replies

How might one find out if a restaurant or eating facility is using that toxic disgusting recycled cooking oil to prepare their dishes? I was just told by a coworker that the cafeteria I've been…Continue

Western Union

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chris Knight Oct 17, 2011. 14 Replies

Hello all, I need to send money to the Philippines, and was going to use Western Union.I looked up the W.U. outlets for Changchun on the internet, and found that there are several banks that provide…Continue

Changchun Wildlife Park

Started this discussion. Last reply by Richard Roman Sep 7, 2011. 7 Replies

Hi,  I was thinking of taking a trip to the Tiger Park this coming weekend.Has anybody been there?   Any opinions on the place?I was excited about the idea but then looked online and found some very…Continue


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Michael Eden commented on Downtown David - 白大伟's event 'Sixth Annual Thanksgiving Family Dinner in the Chun'
"Totally looking forward to this holiday feast!!  Bringing my wife and a few other friends.  Loved your cooking in previous years and I could really use some comfort food from back home.  Thanksgiving!!  Thanks for doing this…"
Nov 10, 2014
Michael Eden is attending Downtown David - 白大伟's event

Sixth Annual Thanksgiving Family Dinner in the Chun at New Grandpa's Restaurant

November 27, 2014 from 6pm to 11pm
That time of the year is almost here, so get ready for the Changchun’s most famous Thanksgiving dinner at Grandpa’s.  This dinner has become a tradition and will be the sixth Thanksgiving dinner I cooked for the gang from Changchun Friends and as in the past, this will be the very best Thanksgiving dinner.…See More
Nov 10, 2014
Michael Eden might attend Downtown David - 白大伟's event

Cosmos: A SPACETIME ODYSSEY at Grandpa's Restaurant

April 1, 2014 from 7:30pm to 10pm
Episodes Twelve and Thirteen (final) will be presented.  Join us as we explore the Universe together. Attend the Changchun public viewing of Cosmos: A SPACETIME ODYSSEY (2014)Hosted by renowned astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, COSMOS will explore how we discovered the laws of nature and found our coordinates in space and time. It will bring to life never-before-told stories of the heroic quest for knowledge and transport viewers to new worlds and across the universe for a vision of the…See More
Mar 30, 2014
Michael Eden might attend Jack Field's event

Mardi Gras in the Chun at Happy Amigos

September 11, 2013 at 7pm to September 12, 2013 at 2am
Mardi Gras - the biggest day of celebration and the biggest party in the world is going to be held right here in the Chun!Planned 6 months on from the original 2013 date, the 12th of February, the Chang Chun Mardi Gras will be held during the height of our city's summer.This will be the first Mardi Gras Parade and Celebration to be hosted and funded by the greater foreign community of the Chun and everyone is invited.If you think you can offer any thoughts or suggestions of how to organise the…See More
Sep 6, 2013
Michael Eden commented on Richard Roman's event 'The Dinner Club- farewell dinner for Steve Mellow'
"My wife Leah and I hope to attend.  So count "2" for Michael Eden."
Sep 6, 2013
Michael Eden is attending Richard Roman's event

The Dinner Club- farewell dinner for Steve Mellow at Wendu Tepanyaki

September 12, 2013 from 7:30pm to 10pm
Steve Mellow, the founder of the Film Society here in Changchun and a long term friend of Changchun Friends is having a dinner at the superb Wendu Tepanyaki on Yatai StreetFrank, another old friend of CCF is the manager there and is putting forward an absolutely delicious menu for us. if we can get 30 people to attend then the price comes in at just under 100 per personThis is what Frank suggests:Wendu Teppanyaki Yatai Str.The Farewell Party for Steve MellowMenu for 30 people1、葱爆扇贝 scallops…See More
Sep 6, 2013
Michael Eden might attend Richard Roman's event

Turkish Food Festival at Shangri La

May 8, 2013 to May 14, 2013
Turkish FestivalTurkish cuisine, famous for its variety, is known as the "refined" food of Central Asia and the Middle East. It is one of the world's three major cuisines, along with Chinese and French cuisines. At the Turkish Food Festival, Guest Chef Khaled will present the different kinds of authentic food from Istanbul in a ring of food art feast to celebrate the grand opening of Shangri-La Hotel, Istanbul.Venue: Shen CaféDate: 8 to 14 May 2013Price: Buffet Lunch Rmb158*Buffet Dinner Rmb198*See More
May 7, 2013
Michael Eden commented on Downtown David - 白大伟's blog post Air Pollution in Asia: Real-time Air Quality Index Visual Map
"The last couple of days have been near or over 500 which is basically TOXIC and would make Changchun the most polluted city on the planet.  However, I believe MUCH of the high numbers has to do with the sand/dust storm that has been passing…"
Apr 15, 2013
Michael Eden is attending Richard Roman's event

Changchun Dinner Club - Indian Night! at Wanda Shopping Centre

March 12, 2013 from 7:30pm to 10pm
The next dinner club meeting will be in the Indian restaurant in the Wanda complexMore details to follow!See More
Mar 2, 2013
Michael Eden replied to Michael Eden's discussion International Calling Card
"Thanks Pauline. I will definitely try your suggestion."
Jan 5, 2013
Michael Eden received a gift from CCF Beijing
Jan 3, 2013
Michael Eden replied to Michael Eden's discussion International Calling Card
"My entire message disappeared.     Basically I have had no luck whatsoever getting a consistent and reliable internet connection on SKYPE and other VOIP services.  Even though my computer says "excellent"…"
Dec 27, 2012
Michael Eden posted a discussion
Dec 27, 2012
Michael Eden might attend Steve mellow's event

Movie Night at Grandpas at Grandpas

December 19, 2012 from 7pm to 10pm
Beasts of the Southern Wild is a fantastical, emotionally powerful journey and a strong case of filmmaking that values imagination over money.n a forgotten but defiant bayou community cut off from the rest of the world by a sprawling levee, a six-year-old girl exists on the brink of orphanhood. Buoyed by her childish optimism and extraordinary imagination, she believes that the natural world is in balance with the universe until a fierce storm changes her reality. Desperate to repair the…See More
Dec 12, 2012
Michael Eden is attending Steve mellow's event

Film Society - Beasts of the Southern Wild at TBA

December 19, 2012 from 7pm to 10pm
New York Times picked this as one of the best films of 2012The film has received largely enthusiastic critical reception. The film was designated a 2012 "Critics' Pick" by the film reviewers of The New York Times. Author and critic A. O. Scott, writing for The New York Times, calls Beasts a "blast of sheer, improbable joy, a boisterous, thrilling action movie with a protagonist who can hold her own. [...] Hushpuppy, the 6-year-old heroine of 'Beasts of the Southern Wild,' has a smile to charm…See More
Dec 7, 2012

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My family is from USA, but my cultural/spiritual roots are in Israel, yet I am married and live in the Philippines and now working in China. How is that for an international man? I'll be starting a new job/life in Changchun in Sept. 2011 and my Filipina wife will be joining a few months later. China will be the 13th country I have traveled to in the last 4 years. Love classic rock. Good food, coffee and conversation. My interests are in photography, travel, hiking and swimming.

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Lovers' Tryst Takes Dangerous Twist

Posted on September 4, 2011 at 10:27 10 Comments


"A saucy romp in a car turned terrifying for two lovers from China after they accidentally kicked their vehicle into reverse and were left dangling over the edge of a rooftop car park....."



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At 3:08pm on January 03, 2013, CCF Beijing gave Michael Eden a gift
At 22:49 on March 16, 2012, CCF Beijing said…

Looking forward to the Shaolin Temple stories....will you try some "Kung Fu" moves?

At 0:18 on January 4, 2012, Marcella Caprario said…

Happy birthday, friend!  :-)

At 22:57 on November 25, 2011, Richard Roman said…

great to meet you last night - it was fun!

At 15:19 on November 3, 2011, Jai Roa said…

Hi Michael,

So how are you by now and your Western Union? I hope it is working well. Is your wife with you now?


I thought I could welcome you both in the Pinoy Community.



At 19:26 on August 20, 2011, Richard Roman said…

Hi Michael!


welcome to the site!


Please join in. lots of good people here. BTW - love your photos!


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