The Fortune Cookie Chronicles by Jennifer 8. Lee

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There are more Chinese restaurants than McDonald's, Burger Kings and KFCs combined. Join Jennifer 8. Lee on her readable culinary quest for the "greatest Chinese restaurant." Follow her as she tracks down the winning Powerball lottery numbers of 110 winners on March 30, 2005 to a Brooklyn fortune cookie company. She discovers the myths and actual origins of chop suey, fortune cookies and take-out cartons and how they helped Americanize Chinese food. See the seldom-seen business side of the Chinese restaurant trade and how generations of immigrant restaurateurs strive for the American Dream for themselves and their children. Check catalog for availability.

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