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Old 05-01-2014, 09:50 AM   #15
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According to a former Chinese colleague of mine this is true. He had been in the U.S. (from near Beijing) for less than 2 years when I first started working with him. And every "Chinese food" item I would ask him about he said they didn't eat in China. His mother came to visit and they had me over for a home cooked Chinese meal and it wasn't anything like what we get from Chinese takeout places. He told me that better Chinese restaurants have a more authentic Chinese menu they give to Chinese patrons.
That and there is a difference between Northern Chinese and Southern Chinese. Most of the Chinese in America is Southern Canton style.
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