The Fortune Cookie Chronicles

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  • Archive for March 20th, 2008

    USA Today: “Fortune Cookie is a sweet treat, told in a lively, engaging fashion by a writer who clearly knows, and loves, Chinese cuisine.”

    Thursday, March 20th, 2008

    Leslie Cauley reviews The Fortune Cookie Chronicles for USA Today.  Overall positive, with some interesting criticisms that I hand’t heard yet, basically TMI. Too many details on Chinese food. Things you wanted to know and didn’t. (Shrug)

    Derek Shimoda’s The Killing of a Chinese Cookie

    Thursday, March 20th, 2008

    Derek Shimoda’s documentary, The Killing of the Chinese Cookie, is playing in the International Asian American Film Festival. I convinced Derek to come with me to Japan to document the Japaneseness of the cookies when I heard he was working on a documentary. I have a funny story about when we first talked on the […]

    Details on the Seattle Underground Dinner

    Thursday, March 20th, 2008

    So I just got sent the info for the details of the very cool undergroundish Seattle dinner on March 30 hosted by Michael Hebberoy and (here is a piece on his roving restaurateuring) Here’s a summary: Books and dinner for $80, coordinated in large part by Kim Ricketts (yay) one pot + the fortune […]