In recent days, the Chinese online community has been buzzing about “the Tay Thi who cuts meat” in a residential market.
The young girl in the clip is Guo Liuling, 28 years old, from Guigang town, Guangxi province, China, now selling goat meat at a vegetable market in Nanning city. Her charming smile and skillful way of serving diners are what people often comment on her. Such a delicate and fragile girl can carry a knife, cut meat neatly, not inferior to a man’s strength, and even carry a goat weighing more than 20kg gently.
According to Quach Lieu Linh, her father has opened this goat meat shop for more than 10 years. But last year, he suffered from kidney failure, the condition became so severe that he had to undergo hemodialysis 12 times a month. As the eldest daughter, Quach Lieu Linh decided to take over her father’s goat meat shop. She shared that she did not want her father’s lifelong enthusiasm to be discarded.
Since her father’s kidney disease, Quach Lieu Linh has been busy taking care of her father and running a butcher shop
Quach Lieu Linh said that his family was very poor, and his skills in cutting meat were all due to constant practice and practice. When her father fell ill, she wanted to take over the goat meat shop, and her mother was the first to protest.
“My mother thinks selling goat meat all day is hard work, not suitable for girls. She hopes that I can find a peaceful job, or start a small business that doesn’t require much. fitness, for example.” – The girl shared.
Her father also supported her daughter not to “follow” her, and hoped that she would become a nurse in the hospital. However, Quach Lieu Linh made up his mind and was very persistent with his decision. Despite her fragile appearance, her personality is extremely tough.
Lady “Tay Thi” easily lifts a goat weighing more than 20kg
When she first took over the butcher shop, Quach Lieu Linh faced numerous difficulties because her regular customers left, and new customers criticized her cutting of meat for not being decisive enough, making the business not as good as before. After that, Quach Lieu Linh practiced hard by chopping pork bones. Hundred or not by hand, after a long time of practice, she finally became proficient.
In March of this year, Guo Liuling started posting short clips on the Kuaishou (Chinese short video sharing mobile app) platform. Her original intention was to document her daily life, while also hoping to attract many patrons and promote the brand of her goat meat shop.
Although the clip only has quite simple butchery content, it still makes viewers unable to take their eyes off by her sweet voice and professional way of “down the knife”. Currently, Quach Lieu Linh’s Kuaishou account has nearly 1 million followers, each clip also attracts from a few dozen to several hundred thousand likes.
Quach Lieu Linh did not expect that there would come a time when he would be so favored by everyone. The sudden popularity helped her relieve some of her economic anxiety. In the past, she only sold 1-2 goats, but now it has increased to 6-7. There are also many customers ordering online, she has about 50 online orders every day and her stall has become a familiar address for many people.
“There was a fan who drove more than 1,000 km from Guangdong province (China) to my shop just to buy 4 pieces of meat. Even a fan watching the livestream discovered that I hadn’t eaten lunch, immediately shipped it right away. A portion of rice came to me. She said that instead of giving virtual money, it would be more realistic to give food.” – To the fans and netizens who follow her, Quach Lieu Linh always smiles sincerely and doesn’t forget to say thank you.
Quach Lieu Linh does it all because she wants to increase her income to treat her father’s illness
After becoming famous, the “meat-cutting woman Tay Thi” is still very simple, still selling meat at the vegetable market and working hard on livestream selling for an average of 8-10 hours a day.
Talking about the future, Quach Lieu Linh hopes to have more customers know about their family heirloom Guangxi goat meat restaurant. However, her biggest wish right now is to earn enough money to treat her illness so that her father can have a healthy body after the kidney transplant. Quach Lieu Linh’s filial piety made many people emotional and expressed that they would support her even more.