The Kitchen Wisdom of Cecilia Chiang

  • 2016
  • 1 Season
  • TV-G

The Julia Child of Chinese food in America, Cecilia Chang, recreates her Mandarin Restaurant dishes with the Bay Area's top chefs. Chang revolutionized Chinese food in the U.S. via the restaurant, which opened in 1961 San Francisco, introducing Szechuan, Hunan and Beijing cuisine to the mainstream. She also reflects on her life, including the influence (more…)

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The Julia Child of Chinese food in America, Cecilia Chang, recreates her Mandarin Restaurant dishes with the Bay Area's top chefs. Chang revolutionized Chinese food in the U.S. via the restaurant, which opened in 1961 San Francisco, introducing Szechuan, Hunan and Beijing cuisine to the mainstream. She also reflects on her life, including the influence of her mother; fleeing China just as the Communists came to power; living in Japan; and migrating to America.

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