Yang Joe Chow Fan
Yang Joe Chow Fan is not really written like that but how do you pronounce a ZH? Mainland Chinese use Pin Yin and would have written it as ‘Yang Zhou Chao Fan’ or in characters would be 扬州炒饭. Yangzhou is a place in Jiangzu Province and the dish was invented by Yi Bing shou in 1780 or so. He was a well-known public servant so he named his dish after the city he ran.
It’s often on Chinese menus and is basically rice, shrimp, pork, peas, onions and egg – the egg can be scrambled at first or actually poured over the rice and stri-fried. Also, if you order it, the waiter will think you have good taste in Chinese food because Chinese order often as it doesn’t come with that brown sauce or yellow rice. 🙂 (who invented that? yuck)