The Chinese On Fortune Cookies

If you didn’t know by now, fortune cookies (along with many dishes we’ve come to recognize from Chinese take-out like chop suey, crab rangoon, fried rice, and General Tso’s chicken among others) are in fact an American invention made by immigrants who based it on a recipe from Japan. Below is a funny clip of people in China given a fortune cookie and watching their perplexed faces when they discover a piece of paper is inside. Here’s the full story: Link! via The New York Times


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