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Museum exhibit tells glorious tale of Chinese-American restaurants

The story of Chinese cuisine in the US is a long one, a tale of perseverance against prejudice that culminates in the Chinese restaurant cementing its place in the American culinary tradition.

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Full of spanish heart

In Beijing passion is the last of these things that he says is missing in young Chinese chefs. There needs to be more to a chef’s vocation than a way of making ends meet, he says.

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General Tso and his chicken caught in food fight at college cafeteria

College protests have been in the news a lot this year, with “safe spaces”, Halloween costumes and professors’ “microaggressions” some of the flashpoints. But a more piquant issue has emerged from the dining halls of Oberlin College in Ohio.

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Muslims end fasting and celebrate Eid al-Fitr

Ramadan, the monthlong Muslim holy month marked by daily fasting, ended on Saturday with the feast of Eid al-Fitr for the 12 million Muslims in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region.

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Chef brings exotic flavors to Roof of the World

Most people visit Lhasa for business or leisure, but what drew Champa there was a family tradition and a dream.  Originally from Katmandu, Nepal, Champa has worked as a restaurant manager in the capital of the Tibet autonomous region since 2000 and opened his South Asian style restaurant, Namaste, in a traditional Tibetan house in […]

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