Chow Chop Suey: Food and the Chinese American Journey
Where: The 92nd Street Y, New York
1395 Lexington Ave.
212-415-5500 Price: $29
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Chinese food rose to popularity in America under the shadow of violence against Chinese immigrants, with the founding of “chop suey” restaurants in the nineteenth century.
Culinary historian Anne Mendelson traces cooking through the different stages of the Chinese community’s footing in American society, touching on topics including the formation of Chinatowns, hybridized Chinese-American food and the demographic changes following the abolition of anti-Chinese immigration laws.Buy tickets/get more info now