8 facts about Chinese food
A Powerball-winning combination of numbers from a fortune cookie message caught the attention of Harvard-educated writer Jennifer 8. Lee. So she begins "The Fortune Cookie Chronicles,'' her exploration of the wonderful and weird origins of what we call Chinese food. Here are eight -- why not? -- of her surprises, along with a few local picks. At the end, you tell us: Which Chinese food fact did you DEFINITELY not know?