The Fortune Cookie Chronicles

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  • Photos

    See? Fortune cookie aren’t Chinese. A viral video that I put on YouTube.

    Fortune cookie-related photos from my book research. Click on the image to get the information.

    These are courtesy of the Flickr Chinese Restaurant Sign Group. (Upload your own!)

    Here is a close up of the General Tso himself, on a billboard outside his hometown.
    (The transliteration of General Tso’s name in modern pinyin Chinese is Zuo Zongtang, 左宗棠). Zuo is roughly pronounced ‘juoh.’

    A close-up shot of General Tso at his hometown in Xiying, Hunan