Crack a Love Fortune Cookie!
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There is even a Chinese Cookie Day on September 13th. My Internet searches do not identify who launched the idea, but Google's search engine has decreed that the International Day of the Chinese Cookie is September 13th. Happy celebration!
the people who claim to have introduced the cookie to the United States are
Japanese, so the theory is that these bakers were modifying a cookie design
which they were aware of from their days in Japan.
Seiichi Kito, the founder of Fugetsu-do of Little Tokyo in Los Angeles, also claims
to have invented the cookie. Kito claims to have gotten the idea of putting
a message in a cookie from Omikuji (fortune slip) which are sold at temples
and shrines in Japan. According to his story, he sold his cookies to Chinese
restaurants where they were greeted with much enthusiasm in both the Los
Angeles and San Francisco areas. Thus Kito's main claim is that he is
responsible for the cookie being so strongly associated with Chinese