Chop Suey, USA

Chop Suey, USA

The Story of Chinese Food in America

Book - 2014
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American diners began to flock to Chinese restaurants more than a century ago, making Chinese food the first mass-consumed cuisine in the United States. By 1980, it had become the country's most popular ethnic cuisine. Chop Suey, USA offers the first comprehensive interpretation of the rise of Chinese food, revealing the forces that made it ubiquitous in the American gastronomic landscape and turned the country into an empire of consumption.
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, 2014
ISBN: 9780231168922
0231168926
Branch Call Number: 641.5951 CHEN
Characteristics: xvii, 292 pages, 12 un-numbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm

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