Thursday, July 12, 2018

The Customs & Culture of Chinese Food at AADL

The Customs & Culture of Chinese Food with Cooking Demonstration

Ann Arbor District Library
Downtown Library: Secret Lab
Thursday September 27, 2018: 6:30pm to 8:00pm

For Whom
Grade 6 - Adult

Explore the customs, traditions, and stories surrounding Chinese food and festivals.
What do Chinese people eat at Chinese New Year and the Chinese moon festival, and why?
What role did Chinese restaurants play in American immigration history?
Where were fortune cookies invented?
And who is General Tso and why are we eating his chicken?

Afterward, watch Frances Kai-Hwa Wang demonstrate how to make a smashed cucumber salad and discover your fortune in a cookie!

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