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2.1.2007

Far East Meets Pacific Northwest: A Celebration of Chinese and Japanese Culinary Traditions from the First Half of the 20th Century

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Chinese and Japanese immigrants making their way to the Pacific Northwest often earned their living by farming, tending stores, toiling in the back kitchens, or waiting on restaurant patrons. To avoid the slings and arrows of blatant discrimination, they formed enclaves and found much comfort in their own families, church groups, and ancestral traditions. View full article (PDF).