Chinatown

chinese new year

Why Eating Tonnes of Dumplings Makes for a Lucky Chinese New Year

In Chinese cuisine, dumplings are believed to bring good fortune, as they look like gold ingots. “More is generally better as a rule of thumb,” says London Chinese chef Andrew Wong.
Sophie Missing
2.5.19
VICE Weekends Presented by Weis

24 Hours in Sydney’s Glorious Chinatown

For anyone who is partial to having lots of fun.
Madeleine Woon
1.13.17
Film

The Tiny Chinatown Bank That Was Scapegoated After the Financial Crisis

Legendary 'Hoop Dreams' documentarian Steve James's newest film, 'Abacus: Small Enough to Jail,' tells the story of the only US bank prosecuted after the 2008 financial crisis.
Brandon Harris
10.7.16
Premieres

75 Dollar Bill Are the Masters of 15-Minute Jams Featuring A Plywood Box Getting Battered With a Mallet

The New York duo play blistering guitar lines, drawing from North African traditions, and percussion that looks like it was found on the side of the road.
Tim Scott
8.5.16
Stuff

Do Young People Care About Gentrification?

We interrupted some millennials' $5 coffee to ask if they think about displacing the poor.
Zac Thompson
7.25.16
Travel

Inside the Basement Tunnels Where Mexicali's Chinese Immigrants Once Lived

La Chinesca is made up of a series of underground tunnels beneath Mexicali, where Chinese immigrants lived for half a century.
Erin Lee Holland
5.12.16
News

​We Asked Chinese Restaurant Workers About Their Shit Pay and Long Hours

Toronto's Chinese restaurants are hellholes for their overworked and underpaid employees.
Jake Kivanc
4.27.16
thump exclusive video

Watch Queer Rapper Dick Van Dick Tear Up Chinatown in an S&M Mask For Matrixxman-Produced "Klln Knts"

Happy Chinese New Year!
Jesse Weiss
2.8.16
Stuff

Here's What Police Learned Tackling Melbourne's Gangs in the 2000s

Victorian Police Superintendent Patrick Boyle interviewed 43 police officers all working in areas affected by gangs.
Mary Austin
1.11.16
Art

A Painter Re-Emerges After 3 Months of Self-Imposed Exile

Kamil Franko tells The Creators Project about 'Love and Violence' a new show that juxtaposes abstract nudes with drones and technology.
Kate Messinger
10.4.15
Art

Artist Fills Gallery with Rescued Animals and Debris from Syria

An installation featuring live parakeets, giant toads and rubble shipped over from the Syrian border takes over Louis B. James gallery.
Kate Messinger
9.16.15
Art

Aura Photography Brings Occult Art Back To NYC

Your chakra glows in rainbow hues.
Abby Ronner
8.1.15
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