Made in America: The Fortune Cookie Isn't Chinese?

It comes with every meal you order at a Chinese restaurant: the fortune cookie. But did you know that the tasty after-dinner treat did not originate in China? The fortune cookie is actually Japanese, introduced to the United States by Japanese-Americans in San Francisco. The cookies are one of several things that you'll find in Chinese restaurants in America that most people in China have never heard of – and would wince at, if given a taste. Take, for instance, the American take-out...Full Story
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