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oriental food

oriental food:: n. Hackers display an intense tropism towards
   oriental cuisine, especially Chinese, and especially of the spicier
   varieties such as Szechuan and Hunan.  This phenomenon (which has
   also been observed in subcultures that overlap heavily with
   hackerdom, most notably science-fiction fandom) has never been
   satisfactorily explained, but is sufficiently intense that one can
   assume the target of a hackish dinner expedition to be the best
   local Chinese place and be right at least three times out of four.
   See also ravs, great-wall, stir-fried random,
   laser chicken, Yu-Shiang Whole Fish.  Thai, Indian,
   Korean, and Vietnamese cuisines are also quite popular.