Sunday, April 8, 2012

Great Wall

The Chinese place at home sells
cell phone covers and earrings
alongside crab rangoon, sesame chicken, and egg rolls.

They always play a mix of contemporary light rock and instrumentals of early 90s pop songs.

Six tables line the walls of the space that used to be our Subway. Sometimes you can catch a whiff of freshly baked bread in the bathrooms, but mostly it's MSG-infused teriyaki and lo mein.

If you go on a Saturday afternoon, expect to have the place to yourself.
Share an order of high school nostalgia with old friends-the time you ordered takeout from your Econ classroom-and enjoy a heavy side of food coma.

Don't forget to grab a fortune cookie, which will most likely suggest that you 'Travel light on the Journey of Life.'

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