Reading City FC serve up mammoth Chinese takeaways at half-time while Man Utd and City slated for stadium snacks

READING CITY FC are causing a stir with their gut-busting £12.99 half-time Chinese takeaway.

The non-league outfit – not to be confused with local Championship side Reading – serve up a monster box of snacks that leaves rival fans sick as parrots.

Reading City's delicious looking Chinese selection box


Reading City’s delicious looking Chinese selection box
In comparison to a burnt panini at Old Trafford


In comparison to a burnt panini at Old Trafford
But it's not as charred as the sausage role at Airedrieonians


But it’s not as charred as the sausage role at Airedrieonians

Many supporters make do with a lukewarm pie or cheap burger to plug a gap at half time, but chefs at Reading City FC show they are top performers in the box.

The oriental feast features a line-up of a carton of Chinese curry, nuggets, chicken strips, chips, all topped off with spring onions and chilies.

The club tells fans: “You’ve probably seen this week that our matchday cuisine has been a hit, and for just £12.99 you

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On Your Next Vancouver Layover, Explore the Nearby City of Richmond

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Vancouver International Airport (YVR) is a misnomer—British Columbia’s biggest airport isn’t actually in the city at all. Planes actually touch down in Richmond, B.C., a destination fewer have heard of, lying just across the Fraser River from downtown Vancouver.

With about 224,000 inhabitants, Richmond itself is British Columbia’s fourth-largest city, though it’s unremarkable at first glance with its low-key sprawl wrapped by fishing piers and estuaries. But look a little deeper and Richmond has earned a quiet rep among food lovers for some of the continent’s finest Asian cuisine—after all, the Chinese community here has roots extending to the province’s gold rush days. The area is home to dim sum palaces, Hong Kong-style barbecue joints, and a night market that

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San Jose Is the Bay Area’s Great Immigrant Food City

And because of the geographic proximity of these neighborhoods, all these immigrant kids wound up going to school together and learning about each other’s foods instead of staying cloistered in their own enclaves. 

Thien Pham, a high school teacher and comics artist, was a kid when he arrived in the city in 1980, as part of the large wave of Vietnamese refugees who made their home in San Jose around that time—attracted, Pham says, by the weather and the prospect of good, dignified jobs in the burgeoning tech and electronics industries. 

What he remembers is how enmeshed the different immigrant communities were. In particular, he says, “There was a real nice Mexican and Vietnamese cohabitation in San Jose. A lot of Vietnamese people got into eating Mexican food, and Mexican people got into eating Vietnamese food.” The flavors of the two cuisines were just so compatible—all these bold,

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From San Tung to Kezar, San Francisco is an underrated chicken wing city

Hot take: San Francisco is an underrated chicken wing city. There, I said it.

But it’s not just me saying it; the chicken wing game has some backers amongst chefs, too. “Everyone is so talented right now. Like everyone is guns blazing. It’s good to see,” said Shawn Naputi, chef and co-owner of Prubechu in the Mission.

Other cities obviously have a bigger reputation for wings, of course. Buffalo, New York, is the namesake of the fried drums and flats drenched in a mixture of hot sauce and butter. Atlanta is known for the lemon pepper category of wings. Washington, D.C., has mumbo sauce on theirs. Heck, even Portland, Oregon, was known as a wing city mostly for the fame brought by the now-defunct restaurant Pok Pok. But San Francisco is up there with the best. 

We don’t have one particular wing we’re famous for, like the aforementioned cities, but

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