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Singapore: A Grilling Nirvana

Steven Raichlen | Posted 02.05.2016 | Taste
Steven Raichlen

The nearly five million people who make up this island nation at the tip of the Malaysian peninsula call it home. I call it a grilling nirvana.

10 Asian Dishes to Celebrate Chinese New Year in NYC

Michelle Pruett | Posted 02.03.2016 | Taste
Michelle Pruett

Chinese New Year -- which falls on Monday, February 8th -- is all about honoring friends and family and celebrating with delicious culinary traditions. The holiday is celebrated all across Asia, so usher in the Year of the Monkey with prosperity and good luck (plus a full belly!) with these 10 Asian-inspired dishes from some of NYC's best restaurants.

Momofuku's Su Wong Ruiz on Teamwork and Her Latest Favorite Snack

Michelle Pruett | Posted 02.02.2016 | Taste
Michelle Pruett

Currently GM of David Chang's ambitious restaurant Momofuku Ko, Su Wong Ruiz helms a team of some of the most experienced, creative spirits in NYC. They just so happen to be super talented chefs, servers and beverage pros.

Simple Korean BBQ You Can Make at Home

Angela St. Cyril | Posted 02.03.2016 | Taste
Angela St. Cyril

If you've been to Korean BBQ, you know how delicious it is...and how expensive. Good news! You can make it at home for a fraction of the cost

11 Dishes From Southeast Asia That Americans NEED To Try

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 01.26.2016 | Travel

You know what's a lot less expensive than airfare to Southeast Asia? Cooking some of the region's incredible food in your home. The foods of Southeast...

Toronto: Dining and Dashing Around the 2015 International Film Festival

Dwight Brown | Posted 09.24.2015 | Travel
Dwight Brown

As the Toronto International Film Festival celebrated its 40th anniversary, festivalgoers, vacationers and locals flocked to premieres and screenings. They also dined in high-end restaurants, tested out leisure time activities and visited tourist sites.

Better Than Take-Out: 5 Easy, Asian Stir Fry Recipes

Caroline Phelps | Posted 07.21.2015 | Taste
Caroline Phelps

Let's get this out of the way: you don't need a wok to stir-fry.

Deliciously Skinny, Chicken and Veggie Stir-Fry

Nancy Fox | Posted 07.23.2015 | Taste
Nancy Fox

This dish is fabulous and has the most delicious sauce! And, it's packed with chicken and veggies. You'll love the 2 cup serving size. Each servin...

3 Characteristics That Mark the Difference Between a Good and a Great Sushi Chef

Quora | Posted 07.10.2015 | Taste
Quora

Most of the traits may seem small and tedious. The fact is that sushi preparation is made up of hundreds of small and (what may seem) tedious daily routines. One can easily skip those routines if one wants to. What makes the difference at the end of the day is one's willpower to hold on to his discipline to do all those small steps. Ultimately, it is an accumulation of those daily routines that will make a good sushi chef into a great one.

19 Ways To Spot A Fake Chinese Restaurant

Thrillist | Posted 05.28.2015 | Taste
Thrillist

You might want to rethink what you're putting between your chopsticks.

9 Things You're Doing Wrong With Chopsticks

Thrillist | Posted 05.26.2015 | Taste
Thrillist

Use them incorrectly and you've performed the Eastern equivalent of putting your elbows on the table and chewing with your mouth open. To help avoid those faux pas, we consulted a group of experts and asked them to share a few basic protocols.

The Ordinary Man's Restaurant Review Series: E&O

Tarun Sakhrani | Posted 06.28.2015 | Taste
Tarun Sakhrani

Seeing dim sum and Asian food presented with a new twist definitely got us excited.

WTF Is Durian And Why Would You Ever Want To Eat It?

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 04.28.2015 | Taste

It's banned on airplanes, for one.

5 Tasty Japanese Recipes To Celebrate Cherry Blossom Season

Caroline Phelps | Posted 03.10.2015 | Taste
Caroline Phelps

Here are 5 simple and delicious Japanese recipes to honor springtime.

Low-Carb Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Nancy Fox | Posted 04.27.2015 | Taste
Nancy Fox

You'll love the crunch of the lettuce, the slightly saltiness of the soy sauce and the ever so sweet richness of the hoisin sauce and ginger in these tasty wraps. They make a great appetizer or light main course lunch or dinner.

Why You Need To Get To Know Laotian Food

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 02.06.2015 | Taste

That Thai food you're eating might not actually be Thai at all.

5 Easy Asian Chicken Recipes

Caroline Phelps | Posted 02.08.2015 | Taste
Caroline Phelps

What's easier to find at the store than chicken?

6 Dynamic Tofu Recipes That Might Just Change Your Mind on Bean Curd

Caroline Phelps | Posted 01.31.2015 | Taste
Caroline Phelps

Poor tofu. It's all too easy to dismiss tofu as tasteless blocks of bean curd for health nuts, but cooking and eating tofu doesn't have to be a joyless exercise.

Let Food Be Thy Pleasure: How to Stop the Struggle Around Food

Miriam Ava | Posted 01.10.2015 | Taste
Miriam Ava

Food is nourishment. Food is medicine. Food is pleasure. Drop the dogma around food. Paleo, vegan, low-carb, high-protein, gluten-free, vegetarian...

Why Pho Is Really Pronounced 'Fuh'

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 01.06.2016 | Taste

What's in a name? In this case, a lot.

Why You Need To Get To Know Burmese Food

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 10.29.2014 | Taste

Now is the time to tune into the sour, savory world of Myanmar's eclectic cuisine.

On The Menu: 7 Questions With Chef Hung Huynh

Lesley Nagy | Posted 12.15.2014 | Taste
Lesley Nagy

Winner of the third season of "Top Chef," chef Hung Huynh is the executive chef of trendy Manhattan restaurant Catch.

How Do You Make Totally Legit Fried Rice?

Quora | Posted 12.08.2014 | Taste
Quora

Fried rice turns out best when the rice is cold before you begin to fry it.

Dear Filipino Food in America

Bino A. Realuyo | Posted 12.06.2014 | Taste
Bino A. Realuyo

I fear for you, my beloved Filipino Food. What does the future hold for you in Walmart America?

Top 5 Tastes: Asian Cuisine in the East Village

Leah Bhabha | Posted 11.13.2014 | Taste
Leah Bhabha

Although my heritage is Indian, I tend to prefer the Asian cuisines found farther East, like Malaysian, Vietnamese, Korean, Chinese, Japanese, and Thai. The East Village boasts some of the tastiest (and most affordable) options in this culinary realm.