Even though attitudes had begun to change, the West still had a stereotypical view of Chinese food with many just assuming it was all sweet and sour. It took time and alteration of traditional dishes for it to truly pick up traction
The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas has no less than 17 restaurants -- a number that doesn't seem so high once you consider its 2,995 rooms. Deciding where to eat can be a test for any visitor, but as a serious aficionado of Mexican food, I had my heart set on guacamole and tacos. The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas had bigger ideas. What's the only thing better than Mexican food? Mexican and Chinese food.
Great food, guaranteed 🙏
Want food from Xinjiang, the far-western province of China, head to Silk Road in Camberwell. Fan of Sichuanese? Take your pick from a variety of restaurants across town. Delicate tastes of Shanghai can be savoured at Bright Courtyard; traditional Beijing duck in Kensington.
If you're searching for something hot, fresh and edible in Manhattan that's only one dollar and not pizza, your options just got a little more limited. There are the rare street vendors that still do dollar hotdogs, fried things from Papaya stands, and the radioactive-looking offerings from 7-11.
With all the doom, gloom, drama and chaos that is sweeping the country following Brexit, there couldn't be a better time to remind ourselves of what makes Britain, and in particular London, so great. One of the best indications of London's spectacular diversity and ability to draw on such a wide range of cultures is the incredible range of restaurants in the city. Here are the top five I would high recommend checking out when in town.
Kari Ayam - or simply chicken curry - is an absolutely delicious aromatic dish utilising cooking techniques and ingredients from across China and South East Asia and would be a most unusual addition to any dinner party!
We've all heard of those grand Chinese banquets with innumerable courses including delicacies like sea slugs and bird's nests, but at Madrid Fusion this year I caught a glimpse of the future. Goods from China dominate our shops but my suspicion is that Chinese food is going to take over our restaurant menus - and I don't mean chop suey and egg fried rice.