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The Chinese music fest comes to America
Hey Gang! Above you can see what time everyone is playing today down at the ole South Street Seaport. One note: Beijing's Re-TROS had passport issues and couldn't get into the States. The also-very-good Crazy Pills have taken their place. It's a lovely day and we've worked very hard to make it very ... More >>
Yet another romantic dramedy whose worldview is wholly informed by other movies
My boss made me wear a GoPro all day at 4Knots Music Festival to capture all the musical-beautiful-craziness. It cut off circulation to my brain. But he also gave me a press pass to access the VIP Peking Ship! There was free alcohol on that thing, so that also affected circulation to my brain. But i ... More >>
Dish #19, a simple hot chocolate that's lovely on a rainy day (or any day) Welcome to 100 Dishes to Eat Now, the tasty countdown leading up to our "Best of 2012" issue. Tune in each day (weekends too!) for a new dish from the Fork in the Road team. [See More 100 Dishes: What Is NYC's Spiciest Dish ... More >>
It doesn't look that spicy, does it? This potage is also Dish #20 in our countdown. Welcome to 100 Dishes to Eat Now, the tasty countdown leading up to our "Best of 2012" issue. Tune in each day (weekends too!) for a new dish from the Fork in the Road team. I've eaten a lot of very spicy food. Las ... More >>
Dish #20 is a kale salad with fans Welcome to 100 Dishes to Eat Now, the tasty countdown leading up to our "Best of 2012" issue. Tune in each day (weekends too!) for a new dish from the Fork in the Road team. [See More 100 Dishes: New York's Beijing BBQ Carts Branch Out in a Big Way | A Sweet New ... More >>
Peking Sauce With Minced Pork and Noodles from New Saigon (59 First Avenue, 212-598-9898)
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced that starting next fall, schools will be able to opt out of using "pink slime" meat for school lunches. [AP] The Chinese government is investigating a Beijing branch of McDonald's after a program on the country's state television showed the fast-food ... More >>
Pork Dumplings from New Peking (76 Bushwick Avenue, 718-388-8866).
The Lower East Side greets its first Henan restaurant
A little neo-vaudeville at 59E59 Theaters
An exhibit you can control
Get backed into a corner with someone sweet.
Welcome to The Best Thing I Ate Yesterday, where we endeavor to remember the very best thing we stuffed down our gullets over the past 24 hours. Why? Because the only thing better than enjoying a meal is wallowing in the memory of one savored in the recent past. Today's fond reminiscences ... Vict ... More >>
North Dumpling is an old-timer in dumpling-shop years. There are nearly a dozen dumpling shops on the Lower East Side alone, not to mention those in Sunset Park and Flushing, and the vast majority now dispense four for $1. But North Dumpling is different.
Open wideThis morning, Vanessa's Dumpling House displayed a golden-brown, hub-cap-sized sesame pancake on its counter.
Ultra-cheap Peking Duck bun No, it's not truly authentic Peking duck, but yes, it is extremely tasty and goes for a buck. To find this street-side duck bun stall, just go to the end of the 7 subway line, getting off at Main Street Flushing. Hop down the subway steps, and walk a half block on ... More >>
Photo of Carsick Cars at Glasslands by Rebecca Smeyne PK-14, Xiao He, Carsick Cars Glasslands Friday, November 6 Nearly two years ago, while following Brooklyn's spasmodic noisemakers Ex-Models on a tour through the imperial city of Beijing and Shanghai for a magazine article, I got a taste ... More >>
The so-called "corn bread" turns out to be fluffy bao made with yellowish corn flour. This week, Counter Culture cruises in to Golden Palace, one of two restaurants presenting the cuisine of Shandong and Liaoning in northern China, encompassing the delta of the Yellow River, and proximate t ... More >>
"We actually had to record in our practice space, and pretend like it was a show. We're like, 'Hey, Chinese government! Here we are performing for you on video!'" Rebecca SmeyneLate night snacks in Wuhan: These Are Powers' Pat Noecker and Bill Salas Just back from a four-week tour of China, ... More >>
Brooklyn's James Powderly has been detained by Chinese authorities in Beijing, reports Boing Boing. The high-tech artist apparently was part of a group that used LED lights to spell out the words "Free Tibet" near the site of the 2008 Olympics in Beijing. It is reported that all five in the group ar ... More >>
The no-year planhungry flies, sculpted ashes, beds of ice
Bring on the spiced mutton meat sticks
What can any of us actually do about the Darfur genocide? A new organization knows.
Dyspeptic General Tso unmasked, nowhere near Chinatown
The next best thing: Jia's youthful dreamers want the world but settle for ersatz replica
Instruments of Change
Will the 2008 Games Push China Into Change?
Blood on CEOs Profits