The First Big Mac … Kinda

Photo by Marsden Epworth Ginger, garlic, mushrooms — the things that make Chinese food so delicious.

China takes credit for inventing ice cream, spaghetti and V8. Yes. V8. (See China Daily sometime between June 1989 -1990) But the great and ancient Kingdom has never, as far as I know, staked a claim to the first burger.

But there it is: The Lion’s Head, a great ball of ground, seasoned pork draped in cabbage leaves resembling a lion’s mane, it is said.

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