The Fortune Cookie Chronicles

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  • Archive for February 24th, 2008

    A childhood of Chinese moms and dessert struggles

    Sunday, February 24th, 2008

    In my Food and Wine piece, I talk about how desserts totally mystified my family growing up — specifically these “bake sales.” Then I got a note from Patricia Ryan telling a sweet but sad story of her mother struggling with making desserts in her childhood.

    Fast Company compares Fortune Cookie Chronicles to MSG-laden brown sauce,

    Sunday, February 24th, 2008

    Fortune Cookie Chronicles gets a little blurb in Fast Company this month by David Lidsky, which comes out more positive than negative I suppose. The Fortune Cookie Chronicles: Adventures in the World of Chinese Food By Jennifer 8. Lee There are twice as many Chinese restaurants in the U.S. as McDonald’s, an accomplishment all the […]