And this final note, from the desk of carrying coals to Newcastle. Anyone who's been to China will tell you that actual Chinese food bears little to no relation to American Chinese food. If it makes you sad that the Chinese are missing out on some really great chop suey, put away the Kleenex because Panda Express may be coming to the rescue.

The head of the Panda Restaurant Group told Forbes magazine that he's looking to expand the 1,400 outlet empire to The Middle Kingdom.

China, may we present, the OTHER General Tso.

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