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I went on a food crawl through New York’s Chinatown to witness how its restaurants are rebounding after devastating shutdowns — and saw how community is keeping Chinatown delicious

Chinatown districts have been some of the hardest-hit by shutdowns, decreased tourist traffic, and racist stigma. I visited New York’s Chinatown to talk to restaurant owners and managers about how their businesses are recovering. I also sampled some of their food, including taro ice cream, mochi doughnuts, and nasi lemak. […]
I went on a food crawl through New York’s Chinatown to witness how its restaurants are rebounding after devastating shutdowns — and saw how community is keeping Chinatown delicious
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12 things you probably didn’t know about American-Chinese food

American-Chinese food has become its own cuisine, partially due to “Americanized” takes on classic Chinese dishes. What’s now known as “Chinese food” in the US first surfaced in California. The most popular day of the year to eat Chinese food in the US is Christmas day. Menu favourites like crab […]
12 things you probably didn’t know about American-Chinese food
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8 Chinese food chains across the US everyone should try

There are quite a few Chinese fast-food or fast-casual restaurant options across the US. Many of these restaurants serve Americanized versions of Chinese food, like pork lo mein and fried rice. Pick Up Stix is a chain in California. Pei Wei Asian Diner was founded by P.F. Chang’s owners. Panda […]
8 Chinese food chains across the US everyone should try
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11 popular American-Chinese foods that you won’t actually find in China

General Tso’s chicken and orange chicken are both variations on the same thing – and both are somewhat unrecognizable in China. Fortune cookies have Japanese roots but they were popularised by American-Chinese restaurateurs. “Chinese” or “Asian” salads are not authentically Chinese. “Chinese takeout boxes” are an American invention. Visit Insider’s […]
11 popular American-Chinese foods that you won’t actually find in China
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Meet the billionaire couple behind Panda Express, who built a $3 billion fortune selling 90 million pounds of orange chicken each year and run 2,000 restaurants across the globe

Husband and wife duo Andrew and Peggy Cherng are the co-CEOs of Panda Restaurant Group, the company behind Panda Express. Over the course of 35 years, the husband and wife team have overseen Panda Express’ growth from a single restaurant in a California mall to a 2,000-restaurant worldwide empire,The New […]
Meet the billionaire couple behind Panda Express, who built a $3 billion fortune selling 90 million pounds of orange chicken each year and run 2,000 restaurants across the globe