What is the difference between Chinese food and oriental food
Confucius say, "Chinese food is reery, reery, dericious! Oriental food, taste rike panda poop!"
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Oriental food has variations, Chinese food is just one part of it.
Oriental food is a variety of Asian cuisine. Chinese food being one of them.
Oriental food is general Asian foods, and Chinese food is specifically from China, and fits into the Oriental category.
Chinese is one type of oriental food. The Orient (old fashioned term) covers everything fromMongolia to Hong Kong to Viet Nam and Cambodia to India and Pakistan and even parts of what we call the Middle East such as Turkey.