Here, the soy sauce and fortune cookie both come from Kari-Out. (Juan Calderón)

Who Invented The Soy Sauce Packet?

Have you ever noticed that the plastic soy sauce packets you receive with your takeout order in Chinese restaurants resemble freezer pops? There’s a reason for that: the familiar packets filled with brown-colored salty liquid are direct descendants from the plastic tubes filled with multi-colored sugary liquid that we throw in the freezer for a hot day. [More]