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Dining out - Chinese Restaurants and Take-out Food

Here you'll find Chinese restaurant recommendations, an index of Chinese restaurants in the United States, and throughout the world, tips for eating healthier when enjoying Chinese take-out and restaurant food, and dining customs.
  1. Chinese Dining Customs (6)
  2. Tips for Eating Healthy (3)

Book Review - Chinese Cookery Secrets
Cookbook Review of Chinese Cookery Secrets - How to Cook Chinese Restaurant Food at Home. My review of this excellent book by Deh-Ta Hsiung includes a sample recipe for Stir-fried Beef in Oyster Sauce.

Book Review: Chop Suey: A Cultural History of Chinese Food in the United States
Book Review - In Chop Suey, A Cultural History of Chinese Food in the United States, Andrew Coe provides a history of America's relationship with Chinese food.

Book Review: Dim Sum a Pocket Guide
This handy guide by Kit Shan Li takes the mystery out of dim sum dining. My book review includes a source for purchasing it online.

Book Review: The Fortune Cookie Chronicles, by Jennifer 8. Lee
Book Review - Fortune Cookie Chronicles

Delicious Dim Sum - Chinese Brunch
Dim Sum - Learn about the history of this Chinese custom, see pictures of dim sum food and try recipes.

Fortune Cookie Recipe
No restaurant meal would be complete without these tasty treats - learn how to make your own.

Fortune Cookies - Tips For Making Fortune Cookies
While it's true that nothing beats homemade fortune cookies, sometimes you just don't have time to make your own, especially if you need a large number for a wedding reception or other gathering. Here are several sources for buying fortune cookies online. These may also give you some fun ideas on how to spice up homemade fortune cookies!

Ginger Beef - Information and Recipes for Ginger Beef
Ginger Beef - Does Alberta's favorite Chinese dish really represent authentic Chinese cooking?

Ginger Beef Recipe
Ginger Beef - Pairing beef with ginger is nothing new in Chinese cooking, but this is the westernized dish that legend has it was created in western Canada in the 1970's.

How to Use Chopsticks
Whether you're eating at a Chinese restaurant or enjoying take-out at home, at some point you'll want to learn how to use chopsticks. Here are easy to follow instructions.

Menu Translator
Have you ever been at a Chinese restaurant and felt lost trying to read the menu? My menu translator of dim sum and Chinese take-out dishes may help.

Restaurant Recommendations
Chinese restaurants recommended by readers, throughout the world.

Restaurant Recommendations: Dining in Phoenix
The best Chinese restaurants and buffets in Phoenix, Arizona, from Judy Hedding, About's Guide to Phoenix, Arizona.

Restaurant Recommendations: Mimosa Supperclub, Shanghai
Sara Naumann, About's Guide to China for Visitors, rates this new restaurant in Shanghai's Pier One complex.

Restaurant Recommendations: Top 5 Outdoor Dining Spots in Shanghai
Some of the best outdoor dining spots serving western food, from About's Guide to China for Visitors.

What Did Rhonda Eat?
Take this online photo quiz to find out what I had to eat during a recent visit to a Chinese bakery.

What Made You a Chinese Food Fan?
Readers share how they first became hooked on Chinese food. Read their stories, and then share your own Chinese food experience.

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