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An Ice Cream Sundae Party: Southeast Asian Style

An Ice Cream Sundae Party: Southeast Asian Style

story by Shayne Chammavanijakul One of the food highlights of every trip I make to Southeast Asia is the amazing ice cream I can get there—or perh...
Chiu Chow Sugar and Vinegar Noodle Pancake: Sugary But Not a Dessert

Chiu Chow Sugar and Vinegar Noodle Pancake: Sugary But Not a Dessert

story by Janice Leung Hayes Chinese scholars have long employed regional distinctions to classify the cuisines of China, a vast country with ...
Where There's Smoke

Where There's Smoke

story and photography by Tracey Paska   The ground is damp from recent rains, but it doesn’t seem to bother Richard Lancion as he stacks a ...
Jjajangmyeon: The Chinese Noodles Through Korean Eyes

Jjajangmyeon: The Chinese Noodles Through Korean Eyes

story by Dennis Lee  When I think of Korean comfort food, I always have one dish in mind—and it isn’t even technically Korean. It’s not spicy. It...
Indo Dutch Cuisine: The Fusion Cuisine You’ve Never Heard Of

Indo Dutch Cuisine: The Fusion Cuisine You’ve Never Heard Of

story by Pat Tanumihardja   Growing up, I didn’t bat an eyelid whether my mom served us bakmi ayam (chicken noodles) or macaroni schotel (macaroni...
Sambal Ulek: A Globetrotting Condiment

Sambal Ulek: A Globetrotting Condiment

story by May Tien   The origin story of sambal ulek, a much-loved condiment from Indonesia, is as complicated as it is intriguing for even the mos...
Instant Gratification

Instant Gratification

story by Vincent Vichit-Vadakan   There is so much more to humble instant noodles than meets the eye. They may symbolize everything wrong with ind...
In the Kitchen with Michele Humes: How to Own Your Noodle Soup

In the Kitchen with Michele Humes: How to Own Your Noodle Soup

 story by Shayne Chammavanijakul   A bowl of noodles can be more than just a bowl of noodles. Ramen chefs in Japan, especially at more prestigio...