Sweet & Sour

March 17, 2011 – February 11, 2013

National Museum of American History
14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC

1st Floor, Constitution Ave. Entrance, Artifact Walls Floor Plan

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.