Chop Suey as Imagined Authentic Chinese Food: The Culinary Identity of Chinese Restaurants in the United States

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Haiming Liu;
(2009)
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Journal: issn: 1940-0764
  • Publisher copyright policies & self-archiving
  • Subject: Chinese migration | Chinese restaurant business | Chinese immigrants | food history and culture | Social sciences (General) | H1-99 | Social Sciences | H | race & ethnicity | race & ethnicity | chop suey | New York Chinatown

<p>At least until the 1960s, chop suey was synonymous with Chinese food in the United States, where most Chinese restaurants were called chop suey houses. By uncovering the history of chop suey, this article analyzes the development of Chinese cuisine in the U.S. ... View more
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