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Chef Patrice Cleary of Purple Patch and Crystal HyunJung Rie of the DC Oral History Collaborative return to question what “authenticity” means in food, host Mary Kong-DeVito wants to get married at KFC in China, plus the time she almost took back fried chicken from a homeless man.

[2:35] Is Chinese food a gateway to other Asian cuisines in the U.S.?

[4:47] Patrice explains how Filipinos opened Chinese restaurants in the U.S. that offered secret Filipino menus.

[13:39] Patrice talks about the subtle nuance of Filipino food and what “authenticity” means.

[16:38] Crystal wonders why we never question “authenticity” in the country a certain food comes from.

[20:48] Crystal’s parents discover sushi burritos in the U.S.

[34:48] Mary wants to get married at KFC in China.

[38:44] Mary recounts the time she almost took back fried chicken from a homeless man.

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