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  • Archive for July 25th, 2007

    Wakiya’s Menu

    Wednesday, July 25th, 2007

    Here is a look at Wakiya’s menu, courtesy of Menupages. The restaurant Web site claims (when are they going to update that thing?) “It will offer a new style of Chinese cooking inspired by the traditional food of Shanghai and Northern China. Currently not available in America, this new genre of Chinese cuisine is rich in imagination and dynamically […]

    More Culinary Xenophobia? Pat Oliphant’s Chinese Restaurant Cartoon

    Wednesday, July 25th, 2007

    Click to enlarge. Lots of debate in the Asian American circles over this Pat Oliphant cartoon commenting on the recent food issues in China. If you can’t tell well enough. It depicts a well-to-do white couple in an alleyway behind the “Inn of the Lucky Happiness Chinese Restaurant” picking through scraps from dumpsters and trash […]