The Fortune Cookie Chronicles

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  • Archive for January, 2010

    Got Invited to Speak at the Smithsonian in May

    Saturday, January 30th, 2010

    How cool is that. More details to come. It would be at the National Museum of American History.

    Chinese Restaurant at the Belize-Mexico Border

    Saturday, January 9th, 2010

    Sent to me by a friend who is traveling through Mexico. Funny to me, that it’s called Chopsticks, even though this is a Spanish-speaking area of the world.

    The Obsession with General Tso and his Chicken

    Wednesday, January 6th, 2010

    Francis Lam expounds on General Tso’s chicken on, the poultry story that keeps on giving. He quotes “The Fortune Cookie Chronicles.” Fuchsia Dunlop also weighs in on how it got known as General Tso’s chicken when the original English name was “Chicken a la Viceroy.” I feel there is a cabal of General Tso’s […]

    How to see the original Japanese fortune cookies in Kyoto!

    Tuesday, January 5th, 2010

    I’ve long wanted to write this post. Which is how do you go see the original Japanese fortune cookies that I mention in my book? In my book, we were taken there by the Japanese scholar, so I didn’t have time to explore the surrounding areas. So it turns out it is supereasy, as the […]