Is this man stupid?

He said a chinese restaurant run by white people doesn't count as a chinese restaurant, a Mexican restaurant run by chinese people doesn't count as Mexican restaurant. I just lost 10 brain cells I want my sanity back lmao

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  • 1 month ago

    It is because people who have spent their whole lives eating and cooking Chinese food probably have a better appreciation of the taste and a better understanding of how to make it. 

    Also it seems more authentic to see Mexicans running a Mexican restaurant and Chinese people running a Chinese restaurant. 

    Otherwise it is like seeing a Chinese reggae band or a Swedish mariachi band. It is just not authentic. 

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  • D1218
    Lv 5
    1 month ago

    Maybe. It's depends. Or he's just ignorant and very arrogant.

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  • ?
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    Well, a restaurant is defined by the food they sell, not the people working there, but there's always a degree of trepedation in any establishment (especially at the fast food end of the scale) where the people arent making food from their native land. Its reasonable to assume a chinese person in a chinese restaurant is making food they were taught while growing up, that they've had years of making, and watching other people make, the dishes that they have on offer. A rich tradition of chinese cookery is rare in a white family, and who wants to buy food from someone whose only qualification was googling the receipe for black bean sauce?

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