May 06, 2008

The Fortune Cookie Chronicles


A delightful and fascinating lecture by Jennifer 8. Lee (yes, that's her real name) about the origins of Chinese food in America. Guess where Chinese fortune cookies originally came from? Japan!


She also touches upon the strange demographic situation in Fuzhou, China, where the adults immigrate to the U.S. (legally and illegally) and send their children (U.S. citizens) back to China to be raised.

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