Old Wok of Kansas City

Old Wok of Kansas City

Chinese Restaurant

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We are full of pride that we’ve a history regarding providing Chinese Food to the Missouri public.

Old Wok is committed to getting all of the fresh produce from sustainable sources throughout our business.

Chinese restaurant chains in the USA are growing in popularity since the start of the twentieth century, when they first began to appear in America. During this time, there was no take-out culture and Chinese immigrants found employment in American cities. They later established restaurants that offered delivery and take-away meals.

These establishments soon became very well-known and American people started to discover the distinct tastes of Chinese cuisine. Nowadays, there are Chinese restaurants across every state, and nearly every region of China represented in one.

A trip to China by President Richard Nixon in 1972 helped establish the American-Chinese friendship and the subsequent remittances from Chinese workers provided an experience of Chinese cuisine that most Americans have never heard of before. This trip was a crucial event in the evolution of Chinese cuisine in the USA, and one that will continue to evolve into the future. Yong Chen, a history professor at the University of California, Irvine is the author of a new book out named Chop Suey, USA, which is a detailed description about the Chinese restaurants across the United States.

The second period of Chinese restaurants in the US was defined by Nixon’s Nixon trip to China. This visit led to the explosion of Chinese restaurant industry. The well-known ‘Mr. Chop Suey’ meal was re-created at New York by Michael Tong who was a restaurateur. The increased demand for Chinese food led to the passing in 1965’s Immigration Reform Act, which eliminated the quota system for racists.

There were a lot of Chinese establishments in the USA increased by fourfold between 1910 and 1920 and then doubled over the following ten years. In the city of New York alone generated $177.9 million in revenue in 1920, which is a shocking figure in today’s economy. The Chinese laundries were the largest employers for Chinese workers however by 1930 it was the restaurant industry that was the largest employers. This rapid growth was despite the difficulty in obtaining merchant status, because in the U.S. had arbitrary requirements for merchants in restaurants.

The Chinese food market in America is massive. There are more than 8000 Chinese restaurants across the US and they’re spread across every city. If you’re not a fan of the Chinese cuisine, you can still find amazing choices within the United States. A good restaurant, such as Old Wok, will be able to accommodate your family and friends. If you’re looking to have an outstanding meal, you will have a variety of options here at Old Wok.

A study conducted recently found that the number of Chinese establishments in the USA has increased by 33% over the last 10 years. A study released in 2015 found that the number of Chinese restaurant chains within the United States increased by nearly 400%. This represents a phenomenal expansion of the Chinese restaurant industry in the U.S. from a culinary perspective. If you’re seeking genuine Chinese cuisine, then you cannot be wrong with the Single Pebble in Vermont. The chef of the restaurant is Taiwanese and the owner of this popular local restaurant is a Chinese.

8702 NE Flintlock Rd, Kansas City, MO 64157, United States
+1 816-883-8996



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