PAAHM Screening: The Search for General Tso

Event time: 
Tuesday, March 5, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Asian American Cultural Center See map
295 Crown St
New Haven, CT 06510
Event description: 
This mouthwateringly entertaining film travels the globe to unravel a captivating culinary mystery. General Tso’s chicken is a staple of Chinese-American cooking, and a ubiquitous presence on restaurant menus across the country. But just who was General Tso? And how did his chicken become emblematic of an entire national cuisine? Director Ian Cheney (King Corn, The City Dark) journeys from Shanghai to New York to the American Midwest and beyond to uncover the origins of this iconic dish. In conjunction with 2019 Pan Asian American Heritage Month at Yale, join us for a tasty documentary screening and a Q&A following the screening with Director Ian Cheney.