By Kim Wong Keltner
Have you puzzled: Why Asians love "Hello Kitty"? What the tattooed chinese language characters fairly say? easy methods to in achieving feng shui for maximum make-out periods? the place Asian cuties meet the white men who love them? Then you will snort, you are going to cry, you will observe this ebook is healthier than a Broadway construction of Cats if you happen to learn scenes that come with: twenty-something Lindsey Owyang getting to know the intricacies of place of work voicemail and fax dialing an real chinese language dinner party the place #1 Son indicates off his language abilities through conversing "Chinglish" relationship mess ups with grandsons of Grandma's mahjong companions the invention that the genuine China seems to be not anything just like the pavilion at Disney international karaoke And all of the whereas Lindsey is falling in lust with the "white satan" in her politically right place of work. yet will Grandma's pungent chinese language ointments ship him operating? Or will Lindsey detect that the trail to real love lies someplace among the dim sum and the pepperoni pizza?
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Pau Pau shook her head in exasperation and went back to her half-lidded watching of Lorne Greene. Lindsey went into the kitchen and found a bitter-smelling concoction bubbling on the stove. She turned off the heat and tiptoed down the hall. Once inside her bedroom, she slipped her feet out of her boots and looked down at her socks. With legs slightly apart, she scrunched all her toes into the carpet and felt the pressure of nine of them as they matted down the short pile fibers. You see, she had a midget toe.
The doors resembled those of her high school classrooms, and through the small windows Lindsey could see the spinning light from disco balls. She prayed there would be no hot tubs in her evening’s future. They entered a room where a party was already in progress. ” a bunch of drunken guys yelled. K. (Hong Kong) with shiny shirts and ostentatious yellow-gold wristwatches. Girls in midriff-baring nylon tops sat and puffed on ultra-thin cigarettes, tapping their feet, all in similar white heels. Lindsey sat on the edge of a sticky, brown banquette and absorbed the fact that no one here cared about her presence.
That evening Lindsey sat at the kitchen table chewing on a fatty cube of pork. She wondered if Michael was still at work, perhaps scattering confetti from the three-hole punch for her to discover in the morning. She wondered if he really liked her or was only messing with her to stave off boredom. Pau Pau brought heavy porcelain bowls to the table: steamed rainbow trout with a delicate soy and scallion broth with hot peppers, sweet glazed pig’s feet, and Lindsey’s favorite—a mélange of shrimp, tofu, bean paste, and a 46 THE DIM SUM OF ALL THINGS smattering of other ingredients with Chinese names she could never remember.