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This book was so much fun to read and very informative.
Toward the end of her book, Lee writes that she began researching it as a quest to understand Chinese food and wound up on a personal journey to understand herself.
Jennifer 8 Lee read about the story and went on a quest to visit most of the Chinese restaurants where the fortune cookies had been purchase.
im a foodie. but a book about american chinese food?
there's a short youtube vid clip of the author and some of the sniplets.
this takes the cake! (pun intended)
This morning, I had the pleasure of finishing Jennifer Lee's enchanting book The Fortune Cookie Chronicles.
What a book! Read more
Lots of information that was interesting about Chinese food, history, restaurants but it went on and on until I lost interest.Published 6 months ago by meta strauss
What is soy sauce made from?
Everything you ever wanted to know about Chinese restaurants, and some stuff you didn't.
Great book! It is my summer reading book and it is very interesting. I love it. It is worth reading.Published 8 months ago by rosinessL
Interesting Chronicles of Chinese immigration and settlement in America. Their trials and successes establishing acceptance of the Chinese culture in America.Published 9 months ago by Ron Yourkavitch
A must read for a the foodie. The a good story reintroduces something you think you already know as something new. This history does it while keeping you happily engaged.Published 9 months ago by Amazon Customer
I found the over-the-top historical part at the beginning a bit excessive. Ms. Lee is, however, very thorough. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Patty
A good read with fascinating information about the effect of the Chinese immigrants on American food choices. Sometimes goes a bit off-point, but still fascinating.Published 11 months ago by GothGirl