How Did Chop Suey Become a Staple of Chinese American Cuisine?
The authenticity of chop suey was always the authenticity of survival, of adaptation. And so, like generations of Chinese Americans, chop suey stayed.
Shing Yin Khor is a cartoonist and installation artist exploring collections, memory, immigrant identity, and new human rituals. They founded the immersive installation art group Three Eyed Rat, which has built large-scale space desert apothecaries, decrepit space salvage stations in the forest, and lumberjack-themed bars.
Enter your email address to receive notifications for author Shing Yin Khor
Confirmation link sent to your email to add you to notification list for author Shing Yin Khor
More by this author
More in this series
When I search for my father, I feel his numbers. Here’s a house number on my friend’s street that mimics the first few digits of my father’s phone. Here, at the 7/11, my receipt totals the amount of the last four digits of his SSN.
I am the only one in the room who is neither asked nor allowed to answer: “How does that make you feel?”