No, this is not from ‘The Onion.”
And I don’t think Asian salad actually has onions in it, but, yep, it’s racist.
Via Free Beacon.
A New York Times op-ed published Thursday night denounced the existence of Asian salad and called on restaurants to remove the “racist” dish from their menus.
“Why Is Asian Salad Still on the Menu?” asked Bonnie Tsui, complaining that the common offering was “something created in the name of Asians by non-Asians [and] has become a touchstone for non-Asians.”
The impetus for the piece was when Tsui came across an “Asian Emperor Salad” on the menu at a San Francisco bar….
Tsui admits that other cultures–like the Greeks–have a salad named after them.
“And yet the Asian salad is often the one that comes with a winky, jokey name: Oriental Chop Chop. Mr. Mao’s. Secret Asian Man,” she argued.
“Am I taking this too seriously?” Tsui asked, before braving on….