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  • Archive for January 26th, 2009

    Happy Lunar New Year!

    Monday, January 26th, 2009

    Happy Year of the Ox (my parents’ birth year). For whatever reason, all the news outlets feel that they obligatory shot of cute Asian kids and dancing dragons. Often times Chinese holiday imagery can be boiled to cute kids, old people, dancing dragons and firecrackers.

    LAT: Bringing Fortune Cookies into the 21st Century.

    Monday, January 26th, 2009

    A Los Angeles Times columnist, Gregory Rodriguez, writes about Kenny Yee, who bought one of L.A.’s four Chinese fortune cookie factories. (Good luck, the margins are awful.) I wonder which four there are. There is Amay, Peking Noodle, now-defunct Hong Kong Noodle…which else. I’m a bit sad about this part of his piece. I hate […]