"I've learned that giving up is not my choice," says Ngam chef-owner Hong Thaimee as she reflects on the journey that brought her from Chiang Mai to owning New York City restaurant Ngam (99 Third Avenue, 212-777-8424).
Hop the 7 train to the U.S. Open
Novak Djokovic defeated Rafael Nadal to win his first Wimbledon title today. The world number one beat Nadal in four sets; 6-4, 6-1, 1-6, 6-3. Djokovic's record in 2011 is 48-1, which would be pretty good even if he wasn't playing against professional tennis players the entire time. Yesterday ... More >>
Sharapova lost, disappointing her Pomeranian.Petra Kvitova, a 21-year-old left-hander from the Czech Republic, beat Maria Sharapova today to claim the women's singles title at Wimbledon. Kvitova took care of Sharapova 6-3, 6-2 to win her first ever Grand Slam. Novak Djokavic will take ... More >>
If the NBA Finals confirmed one thing, it's that like him or love him - and an ESPN color map compiled before the sixth game with Dallas indicated that the majority of fans in 45 of 50 states hate him - it's a LeBron James League. Look at today's headlines: The Daily News proclaimed "LeBust: King ... More >>
NadalIt is a big Sunday for sports! If you still don't understand the rules of American football, you are probably all set to watch tennis, which is widely considered less manly. Still, the men's championship US Open match is scheduled to begin at 4 p.m. ET (UPDATE: Not today! See below.) in ... More >>
The Taliban conduct a night ambush against U.S. troops on January 24. A commenter on this YouTube video wrote: "holy cow, tracer rounds are so cool!" Yeah, really cool. What a Sunday in sports and terror: Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer fought to the death in a Grand Slam final, and so did the Pit ... More >>