|The movie includes lots of local color!|
|Several scenes are in Hunan Province where the original General Tso lived|
during the 19th century. He is remembered fondly: he never lost a battle.
|Almost every American city and town has a Chinese restaurant.|
And virtually all of them serve General Tso's chicken.
Owners from many small towns were interviewed about their family history.
|Adapting to American taste was a matter of survival for the restaurants in American cities where Chinese food|
was unfamiliar and the restaurant's owners were often the only Chinese people in the area.
|The inventor of the dish was a Chef Peng in Taiwan in the 1960s. The original dish was less sweet than the eventual|
American-Chinese version, and did not have broccoli, which is not known in China.