ENTREPRENEURS: Fortune's Cookie

John Kenneth Galbraith, not one to fawn over anybody, effuses that she "combines scholarship and political sense with damn good food." Former Harvard President Nathan Pusey calls her place "not merely a restaurant, but a cultural exchange center." Danny Kaye trades recipes with her. Dr. Paul Dudley White, the heart specialist, wrote the introduction to her cookbook. To the cerebral celebrities and hungry students of Cambridge, Mass., Joyce Chen, proprietor of a Cambridge restaurant that bears her name, is the Chinese Julia Child. In fact, when Child dines out, she is likely...

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