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  • Akashi Japanese Restaurant- Alright, alright!
    Akashi Japanese Restaurant- Alright, alright!
    When the Miami Dining Examiner has a hankering for sushi and she's in South Miami, she has a variety of sushi joints to choose from. But like the proverbial Goldilocks, there's only one sushi spot that is just right for her.Miyako has...
  • Seattle South Asian Film Festival
    Tickets on sale now for the 2014 Seattle South Asian Film Festival
    This fall, Tasveer invites the Pacific Northwest community to delve deeper into the beating heart of South Asia through ten days of celebration, exploration, and conversation during the 2014 Seattle South Asian Film Festival. Highly anticipated,...
  • Ejji Ramen offers more than ramen
    Soon to open Ejji Ramen will be more than just ramen
    If all goes according to plan, Ejji Ramen should be opening sometime this month in Belvedere Square Market at the Ikan Sushi’s former spot. I sat down with Oscar Lee, co-owner of Chocolatea Café and his uncle, Chef Ten Vong, partners in Ejji...
  • Noodles and kale
    Vegetarian cookbook: Self Magazine's noodle and kale recipe
    If you use the frozen edamame, steam for a few minutes first to ensure they get heated through in the saute step.This was excellent, especially with the sambal added for serving.Sauce1/4 avocado1 T ginger miso paste1/2 garlic clove2 t fresh lemon...
  • Pad Thai salad
    Vegetarian cookbook: Self Magazine's Pad Thai salad recipe
    Although the original recipe doesn't call for it, I made the dressing about an hour in advance and refrigerated it. Great flavor!Dressing1 1/2 T peanut butter (I used natural Smuckers)1 T rice vinegar2 t fresh lime juice2 t roasted sesame oil1...
  • Elaine Chao and Mitch McConnell
    Democrats scramble after racially charged tweets against Mitch McConnell's wife
    According to a Saturday story, updated Monday, on WHAS TV in Louisville, Kentucky, state democrats are scrambling to distance themselves from a series of tweets offered by one of their own making a sly, racially charged comment against the wife of...
  • Opening of Luk Fu restaurant at Maryland Live Casino
    New Asian restaurants at Maryland Live and Horseshoe Casinos
    Luk Fu just had its official grand opening in Maryland Live Casino this week. The open spaced restaurant a step up from the casino floor with an open kitchen format offers up authentic flavors from South East Asia ranging in Dim Sum, Congee, Pho...
  • Great anytime comfort food
    Honoring the body: My top four categories of anytime comfort foods
    This week was a week for plenty of comfort foods. It was any wonder why my head ached four days out of five this week. My Writers Access profile was still pending. Jobz For Writers expected me to jump through hoops with their urgent orders ...
  • Enter the Mandala: Cosmic Centers of Himalayan Buddhism
    Weekend picks for March 28 - 30
    The big opening this weekend is "Intimate Impressionism" at the Legion of Honor. Small exquisite masterpieces of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist art - landscapes, seascapes, still lifes, interiors, and portraits are on view. The 70...
  • Dartmouth College
    Group of Dartmouth students threatens ‘physical action’ if demands not met
    The venerable Dartmouth College has become the latest institution of higher learning to receive a length laundry list of demands from “concerned” students that, if unmet, will result in “physical action.” The use of that...
  • Chicago River claims 2 and leaves another hospitalized after falling through ice
    Chicago River claims 2 and leaves another hospitalized after falling through ice
    Ken Hoang (26-year-old), Lauren Li (21-year-old) and Quoc Viet Phan Hoang (23-year-old) were taking a road trip through to New Jersey when they stopped in Chicago. All three were strolling along the Chicago River when Ken Hoang dropped his...
  • Tigerfish catches bird photo
    Tigerfish catches bird: African fish in video snatches swallow mid-flight
    "Tigerfish catches bird" photos and videos are trending today, for an obvious reason: it's odd in so many ways. An African fish aka Giant Goliath Tiger Fish was caught on tape snatching a barn swallow out of the air mid-flight in...
  • Tokifact
    Ramen takeover at Artifact Coffee
    I don’t know about you, but I sure love my noodles and Baltimore is in dire need of some serious ramen houses. We aren’t there yet but we are being offered a taste as Washington DC’s Toki Underground is partnering with Artifact...
  • Missing girls
    Case re-opened: Feared missing girl murdered then cut up and 'put into kebab'
    Free on a technicality, both Albattikhi and Reveshi were awarded£300,000 ($500,000) in compensation...British authorities are re-opening the cold case file on 14-year-old Charlene Downs, who went missing 10 years ago and local police have...
  • Julie Chen
    Controvery sparked by Julie Chen eye surgery revelation
    Julie Chen sparked some debate in the Asian community when she revealed that she underwent eye surgery in the early years of her career. While working as a reporter, Chen was said to have been approached by a news director stating the reason her...