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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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#129 Numbering Their Kids

Posted December 19th, 2009 by Peter · 40 Comments

This week’s post from Viet Nguyen is about the age old question: “Where did I come from,” but from an Asian perspective. There is a tremendous amount of truth to this post, as my name is actually “fourth” in a two-person family (go figure). At any rate, Enjoy! From Wikipedia: In Western culture the White [...]

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Open Topic: Common Asian Stereotypes

Posted November 18th, 2009 by Peter · 15 Comments

Here is a submission by Vannie Sung about common asian stereotypes. We’ve heard stereotypes about Asians: Bollywood, Rice, Short, Study. No speak English. But what about the more specific ones? Here are the newest ones I’ve heard so far: Chinese: Eat dog. (We don’t just eat dog. In fact, I had rabbit stew and fried stingray [...]

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Featured Submission: Cheesy Ballads

Posted October 1st, 2009 by Peter · 21 Comments

This is a submission from our friends over at EurasianSensation about Cheesy Ballads. In it, ES sheds light on the Asian infatuation with outdated music, slow love songs, and much more. We hope you enjoy it! Cool people tend to like cool music – that is, music that is a little bit edgy, or totally [...]

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