Edmund Wong | KCET
Edmund Wong is the author of "Growing Up in San Francisco's Chinatown: Boomer Memories From Noodle Rolls to Apple Pie," his contribution to the legacy of one of America's great ethnic neighborhoods and the post-war generation of American Born Chinese who were raised there. He was born and raised in Chinatown San Francisco where he was sometimes a bit of a "kai doi," or "imperfect citizen." He served in the US Navy both ashore and at sea as a Hospital Corpsman. After serving as a Peace Corps teacher in the South Pacific Ed moved to Louisville, Kentucky where he and his wife continue to live.
Post date: 2018-11-28T11:52:56-08:00
San Francisco's Chinatown has changed drastically over the decades. Writer Edmund Wong takes a stroll down memory lane, through the small alleys and into the kitchens of the Chinatown of his childhood.