City Aims To Take the Salt Out of Chinese To-Go Spots

kikkoman2large

The city of Philadelphia is working with Chinese take0ut restaurants to reduce the amount of salt added to dishes. The city is providing cooking lessons, tips and suppliers that sell low-sodium ingredients.

A recent series of tests found a 20% reduction of sodium used at takeout restaurants.

Philly helps Chinese takeouts take out some of the salt [NewsWorks]

Be respectful of our online community and contribute to an engaging conversation. We reserve the right to ban impersonators and remove comments that contain personal attacks, threats, or profanity, or are flat-out offensive. By posting here, you are permitting Philadelphia magazine and Metro Corp. to edit and republish your comment in all media.

  • SJ

    It would be better if they got them to stop using salted brown water in the little “soy sauce” packets.

  • Elle

    …but I LOVE salt!

  • Homer
  • Old_Salt

    First delicious msg, now salt? Why do undereducated people think they can tell other people how to cook? If you don’t like it, don’t buy it!

  • Frenchy Le Fudge

    Just shut them down period for overall shitty food.

  • yeah..that guy

    I’m sorry, but since the key component to many an asian dish is in fact some sort of fermented product, the dishes are still gonna leave you grasping for a cold one no matter how much you “train” said chefs.

  • Alimentarian

    I hear the city’s next plan is to teach them how to use forks.