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    General Tso did not appear here.

    By Jennifer 8. Lee | August 7, 2008

    George Vescey writes about how General Tso did not show up at the Times’ Olympic banquet for everyone who was sent to cover the games. As he writes: “Those of us who have never been to China have always heard that Chinese food is vastly different from what we get in the States — takeout or serious.”  The menu

    No General Tso’s chicken, he observers. But there chicken that was there came in all its beaky glory. As George writes:

    Karen Crouse liked the chicken, moist with a crisp exterior, although she was a bit put off by the chicken’s head perched on the rim of the plate. Personally, I thought the chicken had a proud look on his face, knowing he had served this great news organization from across the sea.

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