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Edmund Wong

Edmund Wong

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. 

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Roast duck hanging from a shop | Rebeca Anchondo via Flickr
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The Migrant Kitchen

The Flavors of San Francisco's Old Chinatown

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.
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