How Chinese is our Chinese Food?

How Chinese is our Chinese Food? Sweetandsour / Getty Images

Chinese restaurants have an incredible history in America. (They actually pre-date the Civil War!) But is the food we scarf down every week actually Chinese? Will and Mango stuff themselves with takeout facts: from the origin of the Lazy Susan, to Buster Keaton's obsession with Chop Suey, to why everyone needs to make a pilgrimage to Butte, Montana.

Topics in this Podcast: PTG, Will, Mangesh