Sunday, December 13, 2009
Cool Jewish Events: What's with Jews and Chinese Food?
The many, many kosher Asian restaurants in New York City is a testament to the Jewish obsession with Chinese food (and now sushi). In Jews and Chinese Food: Love Affair", an entertaining talk based on her book, "The Fortune Cookie Chronicles", New York Times Metro reporter Jennifer 8. Lee dissects the longtime love affair between Jews and Chinese cuisine, touching upon pastrami egg rolls, Hanukkah fortune cookies and bagels in Beijing. Lee sheds light on the myths of Chinese food in the U.S. and explains how it has become all-American. Includes a Kosher Buffet Dinner! Date & Time: Sun, Dec 20, 2009, 7:00pm Location: New York City, 92nd Street Y, Lexington Avenue at 92nd Street