She tracked down writers of fortune cookies, figured out why Chinese food take-out containers are different on the East Coast vs. the West Coast, and even got to the bottom of a DC-based kosher Peking Duck scandal. Meet New York Times reporter Jennifer 8 Lee, who grew up speaking fluent Mandarin with her immigrant parents and decided to explore Americans’ love affair with Chinese food.


  • Jennifer 8 Lee Reporter, The New York Times; and author, "The Fortune Cookie Chronicles: Adventrues in the world of Chinese Food" (Twelve Pub.)

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