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The Fortune Cookie Chronicles: Adventures in the World of Chinese Food

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If you think McDonald’s is the most ubiquitous restaurant experience in America, consider that there are more Chinese restaurants in America than McDonalds, Burger Kings, and Wendys combined. New York Times reporter and Chinese-American (or American-born Chinese). In her search, Jennifer 8 Lee traces the history of Chinese-American experience through the lens of the food. In a compelling blend of sociology and history, Jenny Lee exposes the indentured servitude Chinese restaurants expect from…

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Jewish God insists…(r/funny)

>a lot of the dishes are not Kosher

True, but because of high demand from Jewish customers, many Chinese restaurants now go out of their way to get kosher certifications. There was a massive scandal when it was discovered a major Chinese restaurant in NYC was passing off their duck as “kosher” when in reality it was not.

(Source: The Fortune Cookie Chronicles, an enormously entertaining and informative history of Chinese American cuisine.)

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$4.0

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Hardcover

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Jennifer 8 Lee

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First Edition

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Twelve

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