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Fin de Shark Fin [Rebroadcast]


Shark fins are a popular dish among Chinese, but unfortunately sharks are often harvested using inhumane methods. Many want to see it banned, and in many states it has been. 


But what does the banning of this popular dish mean for Chinese Americans and Chinese tourists visiting the Las Vegas Strip?  We talk to food writer  Al Mancini about this culturally devisive dish.



Al Mancini, food critic and writer, LV CityLife

Kian Lam Kho, Chinese Cuisine Blogger,

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