asian-american

food-features

'Fusion' Food Is Finally Moving Past Cheeseburger Wontons

A new generation of chefs wants to take “fusion” beyond a punchline.
Bettina Makalintal
5.6.19
feminism

14 Powerful Portraits Showing the Diversity of Asian-American Feminism

These artists and activists can't be contained by the "model minority" myth.
Tiffany Diane Tso
9.5.18
Film

'Crazy Rich Asians' Is an Opulent, Over-the-Top Piece of Film History

It's an important movie for Asian Americans, and it's also an enjoyably batshit tour of insane wealth.
Nicole Clark
8.16.18
Race and Health

Vanderbilt Surgery Resident Says His Program Is Discriminating Against Him

“They didn’t even punish the guy who physically assaulted me,” Eugene Gu says.
Ankita Rao
1.18.18
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
1.12.18
Race and Health

Asian Americans Are Undergoing a Silent Mental Health Crisis

The stigma's still going strong.
Rosalie Chan
9.25.17
Books

The Asian American Literature That Got Me Through 2016

A year full of xenophobia and yellowface was brightened by brilliant new fiction by writers of Asian descent.
R. O. Kwon
12.20.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Trump Is Expected to Name Elaine Chao as Transportation Secretary

Chao, who is married to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, could become the first Asian American woman to ever hold a cabinet position.
Lauren Messman
11.29.16
Art

Anime Meets European Art Nouveau in Blossoming Female Portraits

Audrey Kawasaki and Stella Im Hultberg display never-before-seen works at the Thinkspace Gallery in Los Angeles.
Nathaniel Ainley
11.16.16
Music

How 2 Live Crew's Fresh Kid Ice Became a Worldwide Sex Symbol

2 Live Crew's founder recounts his rise to fame as one of the first notable Asian rappers in America.
Zachary Schwartz
7.23.16
Art

Demonic Geishas Wrestle Ghoulish Reptiles in These Anime-Inspired Murals

Lauren YS visually explores her nomadic ways in a series of comic-strip style street art.
Nathaniel Ainley
7.19.16
Culture

The Subversive New Generation of Asian American Writers

Real talk between writers Jenny Zhang, Tanwi Nandini Islam, and Karan Mahajan on race, writing, parents, sex, and the ongoing creation of the Asian American canon.
Karan Mahajan
7.5.16
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