particular social, ethnic, or age group”. I am Chinese-American also known as ABC,
American Born Chinese. I speak Cantonese and English. My parents are both from China.
I was born in Manhattan, New York, and raised in New York. There are many different
things from my culture that are different from other culture’s. Many people with different
culture’s have different foods, holidays, and religions, which makes us all special and
different in our own ways. The Chinese culture has many special characteristics which are
very interesting for people to learn, and delicious food to try.
Some types of common Chinese food are rice, noodles, soup. The
Chinese people are known for their unusual eating method using "two chopsticks". The
tradition of chopsticks was introduced to many other countries in the world such as
Vietnam, North Korea, and South Korea. As for many Asian families we eat dinner
together at one table, and usually are served with white rice. In a Chinese...
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