The Fortune Cookie Chronicles

  • #26 on the New York Times Best Seller List
    and featured on The Colbert Report, Martha Stewart,, CNN, The Today Show, Good Morning America, Charlie Rose Tomorrow, Newsweek, Entertainment Weekly, and NPR stations coast to coast. Also selected for Borders Original Voices and Book Sense. Follow me on Twitter! Fan me on Facebook.

  • Archive for December 11th, 2007

    What do they serve for dessert in Istanbul Chinese restaurants — fried gelato

    Tuesday, December 11th, 2007

    This is what they serve instead of fortune cookies in Istanbul Chinese restaurants: fried gelato (which is also apparently what all Chinese restaurants in Italy serve for dessert, according to my Italian downstairs neighbor). Because there are not a lot of Chinese immigrants in Turkey, Chinese food tends to be a bit upscale since you […]

    My galley, still on world tour, in Istanbul

    Tuesday, December 11th, 2007

    My galleys continue their world tour, I guess. This is in front of the Istanbul’s Blue Mosque. I guess it goes to say that anyone who wants to send me a picture of my book in a weird place, please send it in.