Over one and a half billion people use chopsticks as their primary eating utensil. In his book “Chopsticks: A Cultural and Culinary History”, Professor Q. Edward Wang charts their evolution from a simple eating implement to their status as a more complex, cultural symbol today. Edward joins us to share his insights on the origin of the chopsticks, the intra-Asian differences within the “chopsticks cultural sphere”, and their global appeal.

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