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Articles on Americanized Chinese

What Is the Difference Between Chow Mein and Lo Mein?
What's the Difference

What Is the Difference Between Chow Mein and Lo Mein?

If you’ve ever opened a box of Chinese take-out and it turns out to be not exactly what you ordered...

The History of Sweet and Sour Sauce 01:01
History of

The History of Sweet and Sour Sauce

Growing up in a Chinese immigrant home, I learned early on that Chinese food meant very different...

A Comprehensive Guide to Fried Chicken 01:19
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A Comprehensive Guide to Fried Chicken

While pork may be the most commonly consumed meat worldwide, it's chicken that's the most versatile...

Recapturing the Flavors of My Youth: Nostalgia Tastes Like Chicago Chinese Food
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Recapturing the Flavors of My Youth: Nostalgia Tastes Like Chicago Chinese Food

When I was younger, one of my favorite meals was Chinese food. Occasionally, it would even earn birthday...

How to Make a Giant Fortune Cookie
How To

How to Make a Giant Fortune Cookie

Feb. 16 marks the Chinese New Year and, as always, we’re celebrating with food! Whenever I eat Chinese...

Why Are Egg Rolls Called Egg Rolls?
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Why Are Egg Rolls Called Egg Rolls?

Not to go all “where’s the beef?” on the classic Chinese-American appetizer, but the snide literalist...

What Is the Difference Between Orange Chicken and General Tso's Chicken?
What's the Difference

What Is the Difference Between Orange Chicken and General Tso's Chicken?

We Americans love our fried chicken and just about everything sweet. So it's not surprising Chinese...

These So-Called "Ethnic" Foods Have a Fake Accent
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These So-Called "Ethnic" Foods Have a Fake Accent

French toast ain’t really from France, though it’s a bastardized American version of the French pain...