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Category: Chinese Food
These days, most Americans relish the idea of dinner without the hassle of dishes, cooking and clean up. But not that long ago, takeout as we know it was unheard of.
They may not really be 1,000 years old, but century eggs have a long history.
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.
HISTORY’s chief historian explores the history of tofu in China and America.
Legend has it that chop suey was born when forty-niners demanded food from a San Francisco Chinese restaurant.