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Shanghai Warms Up To A New Cuisine: Chinese Food, American-Style

Shanghai Warms Up To A New Cuisine: Chinese Food, American-Style

| February 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Chinese immigrants adapted their cuisine over time to appeal to American palates. So Americans looking for familiar dishes in China won’t find many. But a new restaurant in Shanghai hopes to change that — offering expats a taste of home and introducing locals to foreign treats like fortune cookies.

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Misfortune Cookies: Your Fate is Sealed.

Misfortune Cookies: Your Fate is Sealed.

| January 30, 2009 | 2 Comments

Gung Hay Fat Choy, everyone.

Sort of.

Roughly translated from Chinese, Gung Hay Fat Choy means “best wishes and congratulations.” In other words, Happy Chinese New Year.

But that seems just a little too chipper for my tastes.

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