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Chefs shake up Americans' ideas about Cantonese cuisine

ProChef SmartBrief | Feb 23, 2015

Chinese chefs are introducing U.S. diners to new versions of authentic Cantonese cuisine, with simple dishes and flavors that stand in stark contrast to the heavily sauced and battered Americanized versions. "It tastes so good, and the appearance is so beautiful, so simple," said Cecilia Chiang, who opened the Mandarin in San Francisco more than 50 years ago. Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The (02/20)


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