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#133 Putting Food On Other Peoples’ Plates

Posted August 25th, 2010 by Peter · 19 Comments

You’ve just been invited to eat by your best Asian friend and their family. You all enter a wonderful smelling restaurant I will stereotypically call, “Seafood Paradise.” Everyone orders, and you wait for your food to arrive. You expect your own plate. You expect your own food. Instead, the waiter brings all the food to [...]











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#131 Snails

Posted March 23rd, 2010 by Peter · 9 Comments

This is a guest submission from “Lamstah” that was so interesting that we had to feature it and make it a post. We hope you enjoy this look into Asian Snail Etiquette and Lam’s story about trying to unravel its mysteries. “Food is my favorite topic so going to a food court of a different [...]

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#130 Ramen Noodles

Posted January 11th, 2010 by Peter · 23 Comments

“It’s fast, cheap, yummy, and everywhere,” says Masako Fukui of Kei’s Kitchen (speaking about Japan’s greatest innovation of the 20th century– no joke). Believe it or not, even though these wavy egg noodles in broth are now ubiquitous with Japan; it had origins in China long before that (over four thousand years to be exact). [...]

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#126 Sushi

Posted October 25th, 2009 by Peter · 17 Comments

Here’s a guide to making Sushi (for the first time) that me and Kvietgrl put together today! It’s been a while since Kvietgrl has exposed the juicier and meatier sides of Asian Culture with #23 Durian and  #82 Mangosteen. As you all know, #126 Sushi is a Japanese food that is synonymous with “raw fish.” [...]

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