Hungry History

Category: Chinese Food

Thousand-Year Eggs

Unscrambling the Thousand-Year Egg

They may not really be 1,000 years old, but century eggs have a long history.

Chopsticks

A Brief History of Chopsticks

From their humble beginnings as cooking utensils to paper-wrapped bamboo sets at the sushi counter, there’s more to chopsticks than meets the eye.

Tofu

Lunch With Libby: Tofu

HISTORY’s chief historian explores the history of tofu in China and America.

Chop Suey

The Chop Suey Story

Legend has it that chop suey was born when forty-niners demanded food from a San Francisco Chinese restaurant.