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  • Archive for March 11th, 2009

    NYT: On Springfield’s Chinese Cashew Chicken

    Wednesday, March 11th, 2009

    John T. Edge writes a detailed historical piece on Cashew chicken, Springfield, Missouri-style, which basically means it uses deep-fried breaded chicken chunks. It’s Colonel Sanders meets General Tso! (+ Cashews). Again it makes the point that David Leong (who is now 88), was a single innovator who came up with the dish some 50 years […]