Tag: Jews Chinese food

Jewish Tradition: Chinese Food on Christmas

Not everyone celebrates Christmas. Being a cultural Jew, I find myself in a packed movie theater with others who don’t celebrate Christmas. It’s tradition.Le chaim to beer and popcorn! When you’re in a major metropolis city, there are many options for not celebrating Christmas. According to my friend Marianne, when she lived in Chicago, bowling […]

Book Review: Where Do Fortune Cookies Come From?

So why are we Chinese food aficionados so enamored with fortune cookies? Perhaps that was the question writer Jennifer 8. Lee asked herself and her editor as a premise for writing The Fortune Cookie Chronicles (Grand Central Publishing 2008). Ms. Lee is a second-generation Chinese American who flits from continent to continent searching for the […]