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.
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Beijing might have us beat in regards to population and the Olympics opening ceremony but there's no place like New York. And the blind Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng will soon discover that.This morning, the controversial figure who has given American diplomats a few headaches in past weeks board ... More >>
This week in food blogs ...
Eater went duck-crazy with a plethora of amazing Peking-duck facts.
Grub Street learned that Jim Meehan has no shortage of caffeine to counteract the effects of his daily cocktails.
Zagat Buzz delivered its eight favorite pizzas ... More >>
Lauren ShockeyRoasted duck over rice with pancakes makes for one yummy oneDuck is the new pork blah blah blah. Whatever, we've been into quackers since we first read Make Way for Ducklings. Ok, maybe we didn't eat them back then. But duck has been our fave protein for some time now. So we ... More >>
Ai Weiwei, one of China's best-known artists and a vocal critic of the Chinese government , has been arrested at the airport in Beijing. Ai was put under house arrest last year and has been harassed by officials in the past, including a forced demolition of his Shanghai studio, but now it seems t ... More >>
UNESCO created the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage as a means of recognizing significant local customs and traditions, and it recently added 46 new items, ranging from Peking opera in China to traditional skills of carpet weaving in Iran. Regarding food, the additions of the ... More >>
Coincident with the publication of the Voice's annual Best Of issue, we hereby finish up with our 100 Dishes to Eat Now. Thanks for paying attention! And please scour the list of all 100 on the last page of this post, to ferret out those dishes you may have missed.
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Our friend and far-flung correspondent (and former Gourmet food editor) Lillian Chou picked up and moved from Jersey City to Beijing in February, and you can read about her exploits in the blog Chinagirl. Periodically, she sends us pictures from behind the Bamboo Curtain.
She posts these p ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesDecember 26, 1963, Vol. IX, No. 10Best Films of 1963PETER BOGDANOVICH -- The following are the best new movies I saw this year, listed in the order in which they were seen: "The Elusive Corporal," "The Courtship of Eddie's Father," "The Trial," " ... More >>
I was hanging out in Flushing with my friend Francis Lam, who writes a weekly column for Gourmet.com. We'd been on the usual run to Golden Shopping Mall, Roosevelt Food Court, and the Peking duck window at Corner 28. We'd gotten a scallion pancake under the LIRR, and copped a lamb kebab ("with spic ... More >>