Evolving Attitudes Toward Chinese Food in the U.S.

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An an analysis of how Chinese food was viewed in the United States over time through exploration of documents and articles that cover the Chinese restaurant syndrome as an extension of anti-Chinese sentiment; Chop Suey and La Choy Food Products as ways Chinese food was Americanized; and finally Nixon's 1972 visit to China and its impact on the perception of Chinese food in America.