From Kunming to Ithaca

Lang, Joan
February 2007
FoodService Director;2/15/2007, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p43
Trade Publication
The author relates how his experience on a trip to China inspired him to apply the concept of Asian cuisine to food service at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. He stayed with a Muslim family in Kunming. Lou mian qung, a Chinese-Muslim noodle dish, is one of the popular street food or breakfast in the country. Customers visit North Star, a board operation of the university, to order a Vietnamese noodle bowl made with oxtail and cilatro.


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