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Kentucky Fried Rice

May 2024
1min read

In “Let’s Eat Chinese Tonight” (December 1987), the author states that his wife, “who was a teenager in Kentucky in the 1950s, never ate in a Chinese restaurant until she went on a trip to Ohio. Now her hometown of Louisville boasts at least eighteen of them….” I was also a native of Louisville and remember quite well a Chinese establishment on our main drag. Fourth Street.

Louisville was not part of the last frontier for Chinese food.

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