Move Over, Spork. Panda Express Created the One Hybrid Utensil You Actually Need


The spork is a great idea in theory, it’s cute to look at, and spork is a fun word to say. But let’s be honest, how often is what you eat on the go a dish so elaborate that you need both a spoon and a fork? What you definitely do need at all times are chopsticks that have a fork attachment for when you get tired of eating one grain of rice at a time.

Introducing the “chork.” Lisa Jennings, the West Coast Bureau Chief of Nation’s Restaurant News Tweeted about the new item yesterday:

It’s important to note that “considering” is the operative word here. The Chork actually only appeared as a side show to the real announcement: Panda Express now serves General Tso’s Chicken.

Panda Express told First We Feast:

Chorks were introduced to the public during the launch of the dish yesterday. The tool is a perfect way to illustrate the mashup of American and Chinese cultures—just like Panda Express. Chorks are a unique utensil that elevate the way people experience their food. While Chorks are not currently available at Panda Express locations, there is a possibility that they will make their way into stores in the future.

[image via Wikimedia Commons]

[H/T First We Feast]

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