For Chinese, food is more than food for eating. It is a culture, something for you to appreciate and indulge in. It is also a means to build relationships. This explains why China has perhaps the most vibrant F&B industry in the world! Fortunately, to build relationship, you don’t have to cook. What you need to do is simply to enjoy the food and the company. Knowing what you are eating will is definitely help, as it shows that you are interested.