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  • Archive for July 15th, 2007

    Chinatowns, urban redevelopment and Hooters!

    Sunday, July 15th, 2007

    Carol Huang writes about the Chinatown landsqueeze across the country in The Christian Science Monitor (yes, I’m a bit late, but I was finishing my last chapter so I missed this piece and stay with me, I’m getting the Hooters point). The piece basically points out that Chinatowns have stopped being gateways for new immigrants […]

    WP: Culinary xenophobia? A Taste of Racism in the Chinese Food Scare?

    Sunday, July 15th, 2007

    Jeff Yang discusses the China food scare in today’s Washington Post Outlook section — in a piece titled “A Taste of Racism in the Chinese Food Scare.” Culinary xenophobia is a fascinating topic, and long tied into the Chinese presence in America from its earliest days. (see my General Tso’s Kitty post from before). Jeff […]

    I’m done! (for the second time)

    Sunday, July 15th, 2007

    Just handed in a draft of the last missing chapter to the editor. So I’m sorta done! I would feel like celebrating, but now I have to enter the results from the factchecking and the edits for chapters 12 onwards. It never ends… This does not compare in anyway to my friend Sugi, who has […]