"Fortune cookies were invented by the Japanese, popularized by the Chinese, but ultimately they're consumed by Americans." Jennifer 8. Lee, author of The Fortune Cookie Chronicles, talks about the prevalence of Chinese food around the world and its major role in American culture on Charlie Rose. Watch the video after the jump.

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