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Xiamen

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2012

    This Week's Specials: Boozy Sweets, Spaghetti-Chomping Hamsters

    It was a slow, hot week here at Fork in the Road, with the July 4 holiday right in the middle. Stuck in the city, we consoled ourselves with some farm porn, and by listening to Pavement. Then we got back to work.

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2012

    Postcards from China: Kumquat Rice Cake

    Welcome to Postcards from China, a series of delicious snapshots from my summer in China and Taiwan. Location: Xiamen Item: Kumquat Rice Cake Flavor: Kumquat-flavored mochi In searching for desserts specific to Fujian, I came across these kumquat-flavored rice cakes. They're very similar to mochi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2012

    Postcards from China: Happy Dragon Boat Festival Zongzi

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2012

    This Week's Special: Make Your Own Marijuana Brownies, Monster Jackfruits

    See what we've been up to this week at Fork in the Road: Robert Sietsema teaches us how to make a perfect batch of marijuana brownies -- Betty Crocker recipe and all. We love cheap ice cream. $0.99 ice cream in Brooklyn by vans that are called the "Dollar Truck." Monstrous jackfruit at Anada B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2012

    Postcards From China: Shanghai Xiaolongbao

    Welcome to Postcards From China, a series of delicious snapshots from my summer in China and Taiwan. Location: Shanghai Item: Xiaolongbao (XLB), or "soup dumplings" Flavor: Sweeter soup than the Chinese-American versions I took a weekend trip to Shanghai just for the food. It was an eight-hou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2012

    Postcards from China: Sanitation Xiamen Oyster Pancakes

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2012

    Postcards from China: Chinese Bayberry

    Welcome to Postcards from China, a series of delicious snapshots from my summer in China and Taiwan. Location: Gulangyu, Xiamen Item: Chinese Bayberry, or Yang Mei Flavor: A cross between a strawberry and lychee.

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2012

    Postcards from China: Introduction Xiamen

    Welcome to Postcards from China, a series of delicious snapshots from my summer in China and Taiwan. I decided to travel to China this summer to learn a little bit more about the culinary culture here. In New York City, Chinese food has become synonymous with take-out and Sichuan (or Szechuan) food ... More >>

  • Art

    January 23, 2007

    Looks Like Teen Spirit

    Rineke Dijkstra's young subjects meet our gaze head-on

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