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Sweet & Sour

Sweet & Sour

March 17, 2011 – February 11, 2013

Museum: American History Museum

Location: 1st Floor, Constitution Ave. Entrance, Artifact Walls

This display case traces the evolution of Chinese food in the U.S. and provides a glimpse into the long history of Chinese immigration. If features images of the first Chinese laborers sharing ethnic meals while working in the mines and modern-day tourists dining at Chinese restaurants in Washington, D.C.

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