Spending Christmas at LA’s Chinese restaurants

What will you be eating on Christmas? Gingerbread? Mashed potatoes? Or, if you don’t celebrate Christmas, how about sesame noodles and orange chicken? The idea of Jews eating Chinese food on December 25 is so ingrained that it’s become a punchline. But is it a provable phenomenon, and if so, how did the trend start?


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