Using data to prove that Chinese food on Christmas is the perfect combination


If you don't celebrate Christmas, you probably have your own traditions for Dec. 25. And if you're Jewish, you're probably familiar with the Christmas classic: a Chinese meal and a movie.

But is Christmas really a gravy train for Chinese restaurants, as this cultural stereotype suggests?

This joking sign has made the rounds on the Internet for years.

Over at Slate, Ben Blatt decided to crunch the numbers with the help of the delivery service GrubHub

And this is what they came back with: On Christmas Day last year, the percentage of orders that were Chinese spiked by 152%, according to GrubHub's data.

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