Food

Global Asianista’s Week in Review

July 30, 2011

@The great train tragedy in Zhejiang China continues to unfold. The death toll is now 40, and the government has decided to nearly double compensation for the families of victims. @NYC’s MTA Chairman Jay Walder announced to quit in October, and who can blame him, when Hong Kong’s subways look like this. @Great news for […]

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Asiafied NY: Issue 1

June 22, 2011

Hey there. I’ve prepped, PDF’d and uploaded my new newsletter: Asiafied NY, your guide to all the Asian-y things you can or should do in the city. Download it, spam it around. And let me know if you have any (friendly) suggestions.

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A Jar of Kimchi Ferments in Brooklyn

March 31, 2011

Jina’s Kimchi, video by GlobalAsianCulture.com from Elizabeth on Vimeo. I can’t believe I’m writing this. I really can’t. But after watching Jina Kim of My Brooklyn Kitchen kick up a cooking storm in her Park Slope apartment, the first thing I wanted to do was run to the nearest grocery to pick up a nice, […]

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Global Asianista’s Week in Review

November 28, 2010

@The New York Times has a very succinct summary of the work and life of Dr. Chalmers Johnson (1931-2010), the renowned Asia scholar and Korean War veteran, whose work on Japan, China and the United States is all too relevant today. @David Pilling of the Financial Times captures Dr. Johnson’s scholarly essence in a neat […]

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Thai Chili Brownie with Cardamom Milkshake

November 17, 2010

One of the reasons I began this blog was to really get a message going, about how not only Asian influences are all around us in the arts, entertainment, food, but also how these influences are a change for good. If you’re still reading this paragraph, hopefully you’ll agree. But if you’re a tad skeptical, […]

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Yuzu cocktails, anyone?

July 27, 2010

When summer rolls around, I find myself craving a classic sour cocktail. Yuzu, a Japanese citrus fruit that imparts a fragrant and refreshing aroma works well with vodka, rum and whisky. And it’s the hottest Asian import in the cocktail scene right now. That’s probably why I’m completely enjoying Yuri Kato’s “Japanese Cocktails,” a well-polished […]

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