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Fortune Cookies

The Oak Tree and the Thimble

Francis Levy | Posted 10.20.2016 | Arts
Francis Levy

The following quotations were found outside the entrance to Manhattan Mini Storage on l07th Street between Columbus and Amsterdam: "Raising a baby in ...

Cooking Art History: From Ancient Roots to Chinatown

Maite Gomez-Rejon | Posted 02.25.2017 | Taste
Maite Gomez-Rejon

One of the most ancient cuisines in the world, Chinese food follows the yin and yang principle of finding balance in opposition and the understanding that everything within the cosmos is interconnected.

Unfortunate Cookie?

Hank Hanna | Posted 04.29.2015 | Parents
Hank Hanna

He sort of looked down, defeated, and handed the cookie to me. I pulled him over for a hug and a snuggle and told him it was OK and that he could have it. He opened the cookie up and handed me the fortune from inside.

If the Fortune Cookie Didn't Originate in China or America, Where Did It Come From?

Quora | Posted 03.17.2015 | Taste

I like to say fortune cookies were invented by the Japanese, popularized by the Chinese and ultimately consumed by Americans.

14 New Year's Resolutions You Can Take From Fortune Cookies

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 12.30.2014 | Comedy

Being too lazy to come up with your own New Year's resolution doesn't bode well for the changes you're hoping to make in 2015, but perhaps you just ne...

Ever Wonder How They Get The Fortunes Into Fortune Cookies?

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 09.02.2014 | Taste

There is a true and sincere beauty in your curiosity about fortune cookies.

5 Things You Never Knew About Fortune Cookies

The Daily Meal | Posted 07.24.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

What's that difficult-to-identify flavor in there? And who thinks up all of those fortunes? It's time we answered these questions once and for all.

This Girlfriend Is Clearly Marriage Material

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 05.23.2014 | Weddings

When looking for that special someone to spend the rest of your life with, it's important to find a partner who cares about you, understands your inne...

Man Found Dead Inside Fortune Cookie Dough Mixer

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 04.30.2014 | Crime

Police in Texas are investigating the death of a 26-year-old man who investigators believe perished inside an industrial fortune cookie dough mixer. ...

21 Food Things Only San Franciscans Would Understand

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 09.18.2014 | Taste

If you’ve ever winced at the suggestion of Chipotle to fulfill a burrito craving, been laughed at for thinking it’s normal to wait hours for artis...

Yes, You Can Make Fortune Cookies At Home

Food52 | Posted 04.09.2014 | Taste

When Gabriella and I decided to have a dumpling party, we knew it was an ambitious idea.

Misfortune Cookies Tell It Like It Is

Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste

Read 'em and weep.

Thrillist Opened 350 Fortune Cookies... In Bed!

Thrillist | Posted 10.08.2013 | Taste

As an ode to the wisest of all cookies -- aside from the Fig Newton -- we cracked open a lifetime's worth* of fortune cookies to investigate which sound the funniest... in bed!! Because that's what people say to be hilarious.

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Fortune Cookies

Posted 10.01.2013 | Taste

But were too lazy to find out.

5 Surprising Food Lies

Alex Santoso | Posted 10.01.2013 | Taste
Alex Santoso

Food lies you've probably been fed.

LOOK: 10 Pieces Of Fortune Cookie Wisdom

Posted 06.14.2013 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

LOOK: Most Sexist Fortune Cookie Ever?

The Huffington Post | Lori Fradkin | Posted 04.26.2013 | Women

We’ve all received a fortune cookie that baffled us, whether it elicited an “Um, that’s more of a statement than a fortune” or “I have no id...

What's Really in That Take-out Box?

Psyche Williams-Forson | Posted 06.13.2013 | TED Weekends
Psyche Williams-Forson

Why can't we just eat our Chinese food or soul food in blissful ignorance, caring not about their origins or the historical characters that helped to inspire the foods on our plates?

12 Fortune Cookies That Have Given Up

Posted 03.25.2013 | Comedy

It’s always fun to open a fortune cookie. What’s better than getting glimpse into your future and then being able to eat a cookie immediately afte...

Romantic Phrases To Racy For The Largest Fortune-Cookie Maker? | Posted 04.14.2013 | Weird News

Due to a few complaints regarding the message behind a few of the more romantic phrases inside their fortune-cookies, Wonton Food, the largest fortune...

Say Good-bye To Romantic Fortune Cookies

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 02.12.2013 | Business

Those hoping to get a prediction of love from their next fortune cookie may be out of luck: The Brooklyn-based food company responsible for producing ...

How This Entertainment Reporter Built A Smarter (And Snarkier) Fortune Cookie

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 02.06.2013 | Fifty

For more than 30 years, Ray Richmond poured his writing talents as an entertainment journalist and TV critic into the now-defunct Los Angeles Herald-E...

We See A Delicious New Coin Purse In Your Future

Posted 01.30.2013 | Taste

'Like real fortune cookies, Fortune Cookie Coin Purse is made in the USA.'

29 Surprising Fortune Cookies

Posted 11.10.2012 | Comedy

The very concept of a fortune cookie is a little odd, right? Finish eating Chinese food, and then eat a dry, slightly sweet cracker with a piece of pa...

PHOTO: Fortune Cookie FAIL

Posted 12.12.2011 | Comedy

We're not sure if this is an ironic joke, an accidentally racist typo, or if it is simply an accurate, though obscure quote. Whatever the intention, ...