A Village With Only One Restaurant

Danwei’s Jeremy Goldkorn translates a joke currently being passed around on Sina Weibo and beyond:

There is a village that only has one restaurant. Everyone in the village has to eat at that restaurant.

Villager: Why can’t we have more than one restaurant?

Waiter: Our village is in a stage of development where more than one restaurant can lead to chaos, so we only have one restaurant.

Villager: But the food here is really not good!

Waiter: Our restaurant has only been developing for a short time. Even if the food tasted worse than this, at least it’s our own food!

Villager: But can’t it be a little cheaper?

Waiter: That would not suit the conditions of our village; the restaurant also needs to develop.

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