Archive for May, 2010
I’m excited. My chapter on Jews and Chinese food is excerpted in a new book from 2wice Press. Other contributors include Maira Kalman, Isaac Mizrahi and Christopher Niemann. Flattered to be among them. It’s called “Crak Bam Dot Mah Jongg” and is edited by Patsy Tarr and developed in partnership with the Museum of Jewish [...]
Noriko Sanefuji of the Smithsonian made homemade fortune cookies for my visit to the Smithsonian using a recipe she had found. They were really fragile though, so only three survived, which she gave me.
The Fortune Cookie Chronicles has now been reviewed in French on Rue89, a cross between HuffPo and Politico in France, by Guillemette Faure, who was a reporter in New York. Guillemette Faure noted it got 2,000 views in 40 minutes, which is remarkable for a foreign book review. The Google Translate from French to English [...]
Tomorrow afternoon at 2 p.m. I’m giving a talk at the Smithsonian which is free and open to the public! Today I’m going down to talk to historians, as they are interested in doing a Chinese food exhibit. I’m amused in the description below that they say “As stated by Ms. Lee,” when citing the [...]
Sent to me by her parents, who are foodies! Supercute.