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  • Archive for October 15th, 2007

    It’s my book! In the form of an NYU workshop! (On November 13)

    Monday, October 15th, 2007

    I was forwarded an email about this event over the AAJA list: Found In Translation: An Exploration Of How Asian Cuisines Become Part Of The American Culinary Landscap My first thought as I read the description: It’s almost like my book (only more general than just Chinese). Here is the description: How does ethnic cuisine […]

    And maybe that 7-11 clerk is actually an anthrax specialist too

    Monday, October 15th, 2007

    I saw this sign while driving through Kansas hunting Chinese restaurants.

    I’m so Chinese-ish that I have a Bag of Bags

    Monday, October 15th, 2007

    I was cleaning out my closet this weekend. Gave away one of my two air mattresses that I found there — neither of which I bought (how did this happen?) plus one of three extra blankets that has accumulated there. Deep inside the bowels of the closet found one of those huge Chinese red-white-and-blue plaid […]