Chinese Food Menus

As I mentioned at our previous book discussion I found two treasure troves of old menus from Chinese restaurants. One is from the New York Public Library and the other from the Los Angeles Public Library.

As a word of warning: neither of these sites are particularly user friendly. Best practice is to just scroll through and see all the cool stuff.

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Interview: Author Yong Chen

Here is a radio interview from Southern California Public Radio with Yong Chen. It covers a lot of what is in the book.

Next Book: Chop Suey, USA

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September’s book isĀ Chop Suey, USA by Yong Chen, professor at UC Irvine. The discussion will be September 26th, usual time and place. Anyone interested in joining our discussion can pick up a book at the Circulation Desk.

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