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From Chop Suey to Panda Express

Andrew Coe on the cultural history of Chinese food in the US

By Xie Yi Updated Nov.7

Andrew Coe, food writer and author of Chop Suey: A Cultural History of Chinese Food in the United States, discusses how Chinese food in US has evolved over the past 200 years, how American tastes and attitudes toward Chinese food have been shaped by the relations of the two countries, and the future prospects of Chinese cuisine in US.