Denny's Helped Me Realize I Could Be Both Chinese and American
Much like Denny’s—which first opened its doors as a donut shop in Lakewood, California—I also had my transformational coming of age in the outskirts of Los Angeles.
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Siam Sunset Is a Second Home for LA's Thai Community
It may just be a restaurant, but 'the Thaiest Thai in Thai Town' means more to me and my family.
'Top Chef' Star Brother Luck Isn't Here to Define His Food By Race
"We look at this country as black and white, and as a biracial person you get to be on the sidelines like, ‘Y’all are crazy.’”
This Man Is Convinced That Pizza Hut Is Using His Face on Its Delivery Boxes
Pizza Hut denies that it's illegally using the man's likeness, but he still feels disturbed by the resemblance.
Why I Pair Food with Tea Instead of Wine
"To me, tea washes away the memory of the flavor, and prolongs pleasure. Each sip wipes the palate clean, and allows us to taste each bite as though it were the first."
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The Struggles of Writing About Chinese Food as a Chinese Person
Growing up, I was the weird kid who adored boiled pig intestines and fermented tofu. So imagine my surprise when the 2000s hit and the food of my people was suddenly cool.
How Starting a Japanese Knife Company Helped Me Embrace My Asian Heritage
Having the business in Japan and working with the craftsmen has helped me identify with my Asian side, and it's helped me feel more positive about it.
Making Christmas Wontons and Talking British Chinese Identity
“I’m probably more English than Chinese in many respects but just because you’re born from Chinese parents, you still get stereotyped."
MUNCHIES: The Podcast: Is the Term 'Ethnic Food' Racist?
On the latest episode of ‘MUNCHIES: The Podcast’ we talk to Andrew Ti, host of “Yo, Is This Racist?” to discuss the issues that the culinary world faces when writing and reinterpreting food from other cultures.
Beirut's First Pay-What-You-Want Restaurant Is Bringing Sri Lanka to Lebanon
Beirut's Motto is more than a pay-what-you-can restaurant. The cozy spot also lets migrant workers cook the foods from their home countries.
Newfoundland's History Tastes Like Salted Cod
I’m an eighth-generation Fogo Islander. We were salt cod people and we’d rarely eat fresh cod, because why would you eat that when you have salted cod? It’s just better.
Irn-Bru Made Me Who I Am
I'm Scottish. Therefore, Irn-Bru isn't just a teeth-eroding fizzy drink to me. It's part of the tapestry of my existence, the foundation of most of my teenage memories.
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