[Summer Guide 2014]
There's a lot to be learned at the many CMJ 2013 panels. "How to Survive as a Musician in 2013," for instance, will teach you everything there is to know about surviving as a musician in the year 2013, all of which can be learned in around an hour. Similarly, the panel discussion called "Jam Packed: ... More >>
According to Bud Selig, the main purpose of the World Baseball Classic is to be "our great vehicle to internationalize the sport." This was apparently intended as the silver lining to Team USA's 5-2 loss to Mexico on Friday. Translated from Commissioner-ese into English, it meant, "Hey, it's no fun ... More >>
A Singaporean food blog has reported that KFC has launched these star-shaped shrimp nuggets. They're going for 3.95 Singapore Dollars, or around $3.15 UDS.
Welcome to Postcards from China, a series of delicious snapshots from my summer in China and Taiwan. Location: Gulangyu, Xiamen Item: Zong zi, or glutinous rice dumplings June 22 is the beginning of the Dragon Boat Festival, which explains the influx of zongzis, or glutinous rice dumplings, we've ... More >>
Welcome to Postcards from China, a series of delicious snapshots from my summer in China and Taiwan. Location: Gulangyu, Xiamen Item: Oyster Pancake, or Haili Jian Flavor: Heavy on the oysters. In the states, some of the best Chinese food are found in the mom-and-pop shops. Spend a good day trip ... More >>
LuckyRice Festival 2012 is a week-long line-up celebrating Asian food and culture. Currently in its third inaugural year, the event has an impressive roster of celebrity chefs and personalities from ethnically Asian Masaharu Morimoto, David Chang, and Anita Lo, to other big industry names like Danie ... More >>
If you wanted to sample honey jasmine cupcakes, pork belly baos, and Taiwanese sausages without walking more than a couple of feet, the opportunity is finally here. Taiwanese cultural organization, TAP New York is hosting a Taiwanese night market in TriBeca on Friday from 7-10 pm.
Day 2: General Tso's Chicken from King Dragon (1548 Madison Avenue, 212-369-6788) The identity of General Tso and the origin of his eponymous, ubiquitous chicken has long been a question nagging the American psyche, right along with queries like "Who is John Galt?" (spoiler: he's a total jackass w ... More >>
We slalom the menu with Dr. John
patrick_george/flickrGive me a tea.Harney & Sons Fine Teas, whose more than 250 different types of tea, including iced versions, can be found in gourmet shops and fine dining establishments the world over, is opening its first tea house in New York City by late fall or early winter.
The bento box special at TKettle is a terrific deal. A passle of off-price restaurants vie for your patronage on the westernmost block of St. Marks in the East Village. One of the best is TKettle, a Taiwanese chain under relatively deep cover.
The newest Qingdao restaurant hits Flushing filled with pleasing surprises
Tasty ChompsEddie Huang lifts the lid on Xiao Ye.A little more than a month after giving us a sneak peak of his menu, Eddie Huang officially opened Xiao Ye yesterday.
We brought you the news of A-Pou's Taste, the brand new Taiwanese dumpling cart on Astor Place a few weeks ago. Yesterday, we stopped by to check out their pork and beef-and-kimchi dumplings.
Actor Ron Silver has died of esophageal cancer at the age of 62. Born in New York, Silver took a Master's in Chinese History from St. John's University, taught Spanish, and even worked for the U.S. Government in Taiwan before starting to act off-Broadway. He moved on to TV (including a recurring r ... More >>
Chinese opera comes to Lincoln Center; Greek myth goes to a roller disco.
Claude Chabrol takes it easy on the Enron of France
More Toronto highlights, from Nazis to anarchists
He sings in French: 'the seasons come and go.' Jerome admires his accent.
Two halves do not make a whole: a Korean director charts his nation's psychic divisions
Universal Reversals, Webcast Battles, RIAA-Safe Tuneage
Talking Pictures and Silent Valentines Leave Human Stains at the Venice Film Festival
Ko Girls, Paddle Battles, and Talking Guns
Mambo Number 1
A Grief Observed
Is That a Mountain or a Sidewalk?
Get a Move On
The Results Are In
Fall '99's New Shops
Chinese Traditions Survive a Transplant