Asian food

Music

Meet Year of the OX, the Korean-American Rappers Who Want You to Stop Gentrifying Kimchi

In their new song "A-Zn Foods," the rap duo takes on the appropriation of the foods that they grew up with.
Jelisa Castrodale
1.15.18
Chinese food

Meet the Senior Citizens Fighting Loneliness with Lunch

“It’s the vibrant community spirit that keeps me coming back. Since my husband passed away, we’ve sold our Chinese takeaway and now that my five kids have grown up, life is a lot quieter.”
Angela Hui
9.15.17
home cooking

Learning to Cook Like My Chinese Grandparents, One Dumpling at a Time

Recently, I’ve found myself craving the egg jiaozi and sweet pancakes made for me as a child by my grandparents, who left Taipei for Canada in 1974. With Puo and Gong no longer around, could I learn to cook these things myself?
Jessica J. Lee
4.24.17
Asian food

Inside the London Dumpling House Inspired by a Studio Ghibli Movie

“We’re not restricting ourselves to Chinese dim sum,” says Becky Wharton, co-owner of My Neighbours the Dumplings, named after the My Neighbour Totoro movie. “We have some dim sum dumplings, some dumplings that are Beijing-style.”
Simran Hans
4.7.17
controversy

Watch the 'Pioneer Woman' Clip that Is Causing a Huge Backlash for the Food Network

The Food Network star and blogger appears to ridicule a dish of "Asian wings"—and Asian-Americans aren't happy about it.
Jelisa Castrodale
3.10.17
Travel

Chinese Families in Lisbon Are Running Secret Restaurants Out of Their Apartments

I tracked down one of the Portuguese capital’s Chinês clandestinos, the hidden eateries operating from the homes of some entrepreneurial Chinese residents.
Lucy Bryson
3.8.17
The Last Bite

The Last Bite: Mrs Chow’s Menu Is So Good It Hasn’t Changed in 40 Years

Welcome back to The Last Bite, our column documenting the survival of traditional food establishments. Today, we visit a proudly old-school Chinese restaurant in West London, headed up by 92-year-old Mrs Chow.
Angela Hui
2.10.17
Make it

This Vegetarian Congee Is Proof That Healthy Comfort Food Isn't an Oxymoron

This twist on the classic comfort dish is delicious and nourishing, but devoid of the outrageous amounts of cheese and/or butter present in most of our comfort food.
Munchies Staff
1.29.17
history

Chinese Fortune Cookies Aren’t Actually Chinese

But they do reveal a lot about the history of Chinese food in America. Pretty impressive for a tasteless biscuit.
Barclay Bram
1.27.17
Make this

These Spicy AF Chicken Wings Hurt So Good

Here's how to make Han Dynasty's stellar wings, which get their heat from Thai chilies, scorching Szechuan peppercorns, and a hit of MSG.
Munchies Staff
1.8.17
Asian food

Making Christmas Wontons and Talking British Chinese Identity

“I was brought up in British culture with a bit of Chinese in my blood and food,” says chef Jeremy Pang, as he shows me how to make a festive dish that marries the two cultures: Christmas turkey wontons.
Gareth May
12.13.16
crab

This 60-Year-Old Public Housing Complex Hides the Best Chili Crab

What’s unique about Mellben Seafood Restaurant, and hundreds of restaurants like it in Singapore, is its location.
Dave Hazzan
11.1.16
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