Forced consumption? The price of a bottle of mineral water is “340 yuan”. The New York Times reporter exposed the super crazy price list of the Winter Olympics Media Center | International | CTWANT

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Foreign media reporters exposed the amazing price of the restaurant in the Winter Olympics Media Center. (Picture / Retrieved from Twitter)

The 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics will officially open on the 4th, and players and media reporters from various countries have also arrived at the Winter Olympics venue. However, some foreign media reporters said that the Winter Olympics media center does not allow delivery, and can only order food in the restaurant, and the price of the restaurant is very shocking. The price of a bottle of mineral water is as high as 78 yuan (equivalent to about New Taiwan dollars 340 yuan).

After arriving at the Winter Olympics media center, Amy Qin, a reporter for the New York Times in Taipei, tweeted that although the Beijing Winter Olympics media center is located in the downtown area of ​​Beijing, they were asked not to order takeout, so they could only watch the streets of Beijing. Mouthwatering variety of delicacies. If you want to dine, you can only choose the restaurant in the media center. Only the prices of restaurant meals are “very frustrating”.

At the same time, Amy Qin posted the restaurant price list of the Winter Olympics Media Center, and ABC reporter Bill Birtles also shared Amy Qin’s post, and directly complained that “330ml of Tsingtao beer costs RMB 78. (equivalent to about NT$340), 500ml of Asahi beer is priced at RMB 38 (equivalent to about NT$166)”, in addition to complaining that the price of the local Tsingtao beer is more expensive than the Asahi beer from Japan, he also complained. The beer “Beer” on the menu was spelled “Bear”.

Looking closely at this menu, you can see that almost all drinks and meals are priced at more than RMB 50, except for 330ml of Coke and Asahi Beer, which are priced at RMB 38 (equivalent to about NTD 166). Evian mineral water is priced at RMB 78 (equivalent to approximately NT$340) and Watsons soda water is priced at RMB 58 (equivalent to approximately NT$254).

In terms of food, tuna sandwiches are priced at RMB 88 (equivalent to approximately NT$385), fried onion rings are priced at RMB 58 (equivalent to approximately NT$254), and a steak is priced at RMB 188 (equivalent to approximately NT$254). 822 yuan), and even the price of a hamburger is as high as 78 yuan (about 340 New Taiwan dollars), so it seems that it is very simple to spend 100 yuan for a casual meal.

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