Chinese Food Finder : Guide to Chinese Regional Cuisines Across Americaby Unknown
Crossbridge Publishing Co.
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The expanded edition of this foodie guide explores the Chinese food scene throughout North America. Continuing in the tradition of "Finding Chinese Food" "in Los Angeles," this handbook provides detailed explanations of China' s myriad culinary styles-- from Cantonese to Szechwan, Shanghai to Beijing, and Buddhist vegetarian to Muslim-influenced fare-- and advice on how to choose authentic restaurants as well as what dishes to order. Delving into historical, social, and economic contexts that shape Chinese food as seen today, the guide features dishes typical of a region or cooking style and reveals new varieties of Chinese cuisine along with updated commentaries on emerging trends.
Carl Chu is the author of Chinese Food Finder: Los Angeles, Chinese Food Finder: New York, Finding Chinese Food in Los Angeles, and The Search for Sushi. He won Food & Wine magazine’s 2004 Tastemaker Award for promising talents under the age of 35. He lives in Manhattan Beach, California.