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Opinion: The chopstick-fork mashup known as the ‘chork’ is the perfect utensil for the hybrid Chinese cuisine found in America

2 months ago
Sky Canaves
Like Panda Express and American Chinese food more broadly, the chork is inspired by Chinese elements but heavily adapted — the kind of mutant mash-up that has regularly emerged from the fires of America's melting pot," writes Ana Swanson.
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.