Andrew Coe

Andrew Coe's book, Chop Suey: a Cultural History of Chinese Food in the United States, was published in July 2009 by Oxford University Press. More

Andrew Coe's book, Chop Suey: a Cultural History of Chinese Food in the United States, was published in July 2009 by Oxford University Press. The Wall Street Journal called it "a wide-ranging look at the interaction of Chinese food and American society and a fascinating melange of gastronomic tidbits and historical nuggets." He has written for Saveur, Gastronomica, and the New York Times, is a coauthor of Foie Gras: A Passion, and has contributed to the Oxford Companion to American Food and Drink. He is currently researching a culinary history of the Great Depression.

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