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Who Was General Tso And Why Are We Eating His Chicken?

Menuism | Posted 08.23.2014 | Taste
Menuism

This very real general had absolutely nothing to do with the battered and sauced chicken that now bears his name.

Diasporic Dining: Did Mao Order in Chinese?

Francis Levy | Posted 05.12.2014 | Comedy
Francis Levy

Did Mao order in Chinese? Did Chairman Mao like General Tso's chicken? You read about The Long March, The Hundred Flowers Campaign and The Cultural R...

The Corporal's Chicken

KF Seetoh | Posted 06.16.2013 | Home
KF Seetoh

There's this thing about food named after people. The colonel's chicken, the clown's burger, the chinese scholar's braised pork. I don't know about you, but shouldn't food sound like you can taste them, like butter chicken, chili crabs, fish and chips, or cheese and mac.

Poutine Week Montreal, Smothered With Creativity

Menuism | Posted 04.08.2013 | Taste
Menuism

If there is one food item synonymous with the province of Quebec and the city of Montreal, it's poutine. Poutine is a dish that marries a great deal of fries, squeaky cheese curds, and ladles of gravy sauce. Some people think the combination is disgusting, but a majority of Quebecers think it's the holy grail of all dishes.

Have Yourself An Elena Kagan Christmas (VIDEOS)

George Heymont | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
George Heymont

Should anyone be surprised that this Friday, on Christmas Eve, Laemmle's Royal Theatre in West Los Angeles will host a sing-along screening of Fiddler...