Chinese Canadian Archive: From Chop Suey to Peking Duck

by Suk Yin, July 4, 2016

“Chop suey” translates as “mixed bits” and was a popular dish among early Chinese immigrants and Caucasian diners. Corresponding with the dynamic growth of various Chinese populations in Toronto, the variety of Chinese cuisine has grown dramatically and, today, we have a multitude of choice – from chop suey to Peking duck and everything in between – according to our preference. Read more …

Mr. Lee Hong's laundry, 48 Elizabeth Street 1912 Series 372, sub-series 55, item 43, City of Toronto Archives
Mr. Lee Hong’s laundry, 48 Elizabeth Street 1912
Series 372, sub-series 55, item 43, City of Toronto Archives