Photo of the day: World’s Least Necessary Flavored Water


Our photo theme this week: It Came from the Convenience Store. Various and sundry “only-in-China” goods that can be found at any corner xiaomaibu.

None of us should stand for this. These ungodly waters come in two flavors: yogurt and tomato. Two artificial flavors that were never intended to be drunk as water-based beverages. Yogurt-flavored Lays chips are equally terrible (surprisingly, tomato-flavored chips are delicious). We’ve tried the tomato flavor here, and it’s as bad as it sounds, just much sweeter than you think. If you’ve had the yogurt flavor, let us know.

Adan Kohnhorst
Adan Kohnhorst is a US-based writer, producer, multimedia artist, and former associate editor at RADII. His work has been featured in publications such as Maxim and the Chinese-language StreetVoice, and he’s an active member of the hip hop and DIY music scenes in Shanghai, NYC, and Dallas. He learned Mandarin in high school to train at the Shaolin Temple but now uses it to interview rappers. He blogs about China and Asia on Instagram: @this.is.adan

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