Category: Food & Recipes
Early Chinese immigrants in the U.S. opened restaurants primarily as a means to get by, the young restaurateurs behind many of the newest Chinese restaurants are more concerned with self-expression and sharing culture rather than survival.
The restaurateur and frequent Food Network contestant talks about why Chinese cuisine is so misunderstood in the United States.
Culinary experts discuss how the evolution of Chinese food in America suggests a bridging and increased understanding between the two nations.
Andrew Coe, author of Chop Suey: A Cultural History of Chinese Food in the United States, discusses the evolution of American tastes for authentic Chinese cuisine, and why so many still find it alien.
Chef Cris Comerford reflects on how her Filipino roots prepared her to cook for heads of state.