I am back in China with the graduate students studying urban design. On our visit to the Great Wall we found a side of the road little restaurant in. Initially unremarkable, the place slowly revealed its treasures. Yes, the ponds had fish and yes that is what we ordered. The vegetables came out of the garden, the chicken came form the pen and the rabbit came from the hills. All eaten under a lovely little trellis overlooking the built and natural ponds, a stream and the hills. Food can not get fresher or more local - likely organic bu un-advertised. The students ate with a smile on their face about the unexpected pleasures of China. Sometimes very special gifts come in very plain wrapping!