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9 Ethnic Dishes That Aren't Recognizable In Their Home Countries

Thrillist | Posted 08.28.2014 | Taste
Thrillist

America has a storied history of taking the cuisines of other cultures and incorporating elements of them into its own... usually after deep-frying them.

How To Turn Your Leftover Chinese Food Into Dumplings (!!!)

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 08.20.2014 | Taste

Last night's takeout just improved exponentially.

8 Tips For a Life In China

Ryan McMunn | Posted 08.13.2014 | Travel
Ryan McMunn

Life abroad is one of the most difficult, exciting, exasperating, rewarding, and incredible experiences you can have. Here are some tips for living in China and getting the most from your experience there.

There's Yet Another 'Friday,' And This Time It's About Cupcakes

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 08.07.2014 | Entertainment

Here is songwriting at its finest: "Give me one of those cupcakes / Give me one of those cupcakes / With the sprinkles on top / With the sprinkles on ...

Blue Cake and Cheese Cloth: Why I'm Not Mad Nobody Cooked for Me Growing Up

Annie Battles | Posted 08.04.2014 | Comedy
Annie Battles

Every year for my birthday my dad would pick up Chinese food on his way home from work, while my sister would make me a cake filled with blue food coloring. My mom would pick up a chocolate orange to give me.

Wonders of Wonton: 76-Year Old Unveils YouTube Channel and E-Cookbook

Stephanie J. Stiavetti | Posted 07.09.2014 | Food
Stephanie J. Stiavetti

Dubbed "The Chinese Lady" by close friends, Lorraine is a former food producer and lifelong cooking teacher who, left wondering how to move her career forward in a world gone digital, turned to the internet for inspiration.

How To Make Chinese Steamed Buns From Scratch

Food52 | Posted 07.08.2014 | Taste
Food52

The result is a fantastically crisp and flavorful bottom crust paired with a bun that is still as fluffy and soft as ever.

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.

When Jerry Met Barbara...

BeBe Lerner | Posted 08.12.2014 | Entertainment
BeBe Lerner

Like the lead character in Mr. Miller's greatest work, my father was a salesman most of his life.

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.

In My Marital Courtship Timing Was Everything

Melissa Chapman | Posted 07.08.2014 | Weddings
Melissa Chapman

My daughter, who has become utterly fascinated by the huge age gap between my husband and I recently asked my husband why, after all those years of being alone did he finally choose me?

All About MSG

Food52 | Posted 07.05.2014 | Taste
Food52

The dialogue about MSG is giving us a headache. Let's clear the air.

"Meizhou Dongpo" -- Authentic Chinese in Century City!

Jay Weston | Posted 06.06.2014 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

Chinese food-lovers (like you and me) rejoice! There's a magnificent new restaurant in Westfield's Century City Mall serving authentic (really!) Sichuan food, the spicy, garlicky-delicious food of that province in China.

You're Probably Using The Wrong Soy Sauce

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 04.08.2014 | Taste

There's more to this common condiment than you might think.

5 Surprising Things You Didn't Know About American Chinese Food

The Daily Meal | Posted 04.04.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

None of these are actual dishes eaten in China.

Does Las Vegas Have The Best Chinese Food?

Menuism | Posted 05.31.2014 | Taste
Menuism

My suspicion is the comments regarding Las Vegas Chinese food are attributable to Ruth Reichl of the New York Times.

7 Healthier Versions Of Your Favorite Takeout Dishes

Phoebe Lapine | Posted 05.24.2014 | Taste
Phoebe Lapine

I love me some pad thai and fried rice -- they just aren't things that are usually at the top of my from-scratch cooking list.

The Best Chinese Takeout In America

The Daily Meal | Posted 05.01.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

From a 'pie house' specializing in Frisbee-sized xian bing meat pies to a Peking duck stall.

Are You A Food Mixologist?

Kimlai Yingling | Posted 04.16.2014 | Taste
Kimlai Yingling

Food has become super cool! We're a curious generation and we'll mix and match different ingredients to see what new concoctions we can come up with. Now whether it's acceptable to our palate is another story, but we are willing to try.

Make Fried Rice At Home

Ali Rosen | Posted 04.05.2014 | Taste
Ali Rosen

Fried rice has become a staple for ordering in.

Making Chinese New Year Tea Eggs With Kids

Stacie Billis | Posted 04.01.2014 | Parents
Stacie Billis

Symbolic food plays a big role in Chinese culture. Foods at the Chinese New Year table are thought to promote happiness, longevity, and other common new year themes. Tea eggs are said to symbolize golden nuggets and are served to promote prosperity and wealth in the new year.

10 Historical Facts About American Chinese Food

Thrillist | Posted 01.22.2014 | Taste
Thrillist

It's mysterious, it's delicious, and it's been evolving ever since the California Gold Rush.

Proof That Dumplings Are The Universal Comfort Food

Alison Spiegel | Posted 01.25.2014 | Taste

From Chinese pork buns to South African souskluitjies.

Fish Sperm, Duck Embryos, And 10 Other Foods That Are Impossible To Find

Alison Spiegel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste

Unless you know where to look...

Where Have All The Cantonese Restaurants Gone?

Menuism | Posted 03.08.2014 | Taste
Menuism

When you examine the larger landscape, it is clear that the one-time dominance of Cantonese food in the United States has receded.