Nevada Public Radio Listen Live

"All Things Considered"
Facebook Twitter Follow Nevada Public Radio

Support Nevada Public Radio
KNPR's State of Nevada About SON Archives Participate Specials

Chinese Food Traditions And Trends
Chinese Food Traditions And Trends

AIR DATE: February 13, 2014

Lunar New Year celebrations are well underway, but who among us needs a special occasion to enjoy Chinese food?  Las Vegas has an abundance of Chinese restaurants, from the authentic to the creatively fused.

And if your knowledge of Chinese home cooking is limited to adding soy sauce to packaged Ramen, is it possible to replicate some of these authentic flavors in your own home?

Finally, who was General Tso, anyway?

Listen to the show to hear more about Al Mancini's favorite Chinese restaurants:

China Mama

3420 S Jones Blvd, Las Vegas

China Poblano

3708 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas

Wing Lei

3131 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas




Al Mancini, Las Vegas food writer

Kian Lam Kho, blogger, Red Cook: Adventures from a Chinese Kitchen

David R. Chan, food blogger and attorney

    comments powered by Disqus
    Web hosting facilities provided by Switch.