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  • Archive for December 20th, 2007

    Holiday presents: fancy fortune cookies made in Willie Wonka-land

    Thursday, December 20th, 2007

    So for my professional holiday presents (I don’t do personal presents generally, long Chinese story) I couldn’t resist ordering from Good Fortunes, which offers delicious special (and pricey) fortune cookies for all kinds of special occasions: Valentine’s Day, Hannukkah, Weddings, Mother’s Day, etc. Anyway, here are the ones I gave out today. Above s their […]

    Tasty, Charming, Breezy, Likeable. Me? No, the book. (Kidding) From Kirkus Reviews

    Thursday, December 20th, 2007

    Cary Goldstein (to reiterate, one of the best publicists in the business) just sent me a congrats for the review from Kirkus Reviews. Yay. (The food-related analogies seem to be irresistible to these writers) Lee, Jennifer 8. THE FORTUNE COOKIE CHRONICLES: Adventures in the World of Chinese Food A quest. With eggrolls. Debut author Lee, […]

    Super Chinese Delivery: Chinese hot dogs via FedEx

    Thursday, December 20th, 2007

    Here is an email from the owner of Chai Peking glatt kosher Chinese restaurant in Atlanta about my City Room post about his (yummy!) Chinese eggrolls. A gentleman from Chicago read the article and ordered, I believe, 6 Chinese Hot Dogs to have shipped Federal Express to him. My question. Wait. Did he freeze them? […]