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Fusion Cuisine

From the Ivory Tower Kitchen: Fusion Isn't An "F" Word

Hari Pulapaka, Ph.D., C.E.C. | Posted 05.29.2016 | Taste
Hari Pulapaka, Ph.D., C.E.C.

Even the basics have to be re-interpreted, modernized, and even projected.

Diasporic Dining: Hamlet in Chinatown

Francis Levy | Posted 06.21.2015 | Comedy
Francis Levy

Know any Hamlet clones wandering around Chinatown (Feng Xiaogang's The Legend of the Black Scorpion, originally released in China as The Banquet, finds its roots in the Shakespeare play)? Wanton egg drop is the soup that's tailored made for them.

The Fusion of a Lifetime: Hanukkah and Thanksgiving

Matthew Robinson | Posted 01.25.2014 | Taste
Matthew Robinson

To squeeze everything we can out of this big opportunity, here are a few ways to make your Thanksgiving/ Hanukkah mash up a "Channu-copia" of great-tasting fun!

Open-Source Food

Scott Mowbray | Posted 06.14.2013 | TED Weekends
Scott Mowbray

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgWhatever innovation and evolution led to the English pub, French bistro, Italian caffe and Afghan kebab house, today every pub, bistro, caffe or kebab house is effectively a node on a cultural franchise, and will hew to a pretty rigorous expression of "pub" or "kebab house."

WATCH: The Little-Known History Of Asian Takeout In America

Jennifer 8. Lee | Posted 06.12.2013 | TED Weekends
Jennifer 8. Lee

2013-04-11-8leepullWhen I was researching my book, on Chinese food in America, The Fortune Cookie Chronicles, it puzzled me why Korean cuisine (unlike many of its Asian brethren) had not gone mainstream yet.

It's a Treat to Eat at StrEat Food Park!

Mary Rose | Posted 09.24.2012 | San Francisco
Mary Rose

My summer journalism students decided they would like to try their hand at food writing. And so a recent afternoon found us circling the wagons, literally, in pursuit of a tasting lunch at the SoMa StrEat Food Park in San Francisco.

Asian-American Chefs Make A Name For Themselves

TIME | Posted 06.20.2012 | Home

Sometimes talent comes in waves. The world wakes up, and we find ourselves inundated with British rock stars, Dominican ballplayers or Jewish novelist...

CHAYA Downtown: Fusion at Its Finest

Scott Bridges | Posted 06.10.2012 | Los Angeles
Scott Bridges

The tuna tartare is perhaps the restaurant's signature dish, and with good reason: it was invented here.

Melting Pot Musings

Mary Rose | Posted 11.07.2011 | San Francisco
Mary Rose

San Francisco is home to one of the most ethnically and economically diverse populations in the world. And, of course, our foods and menus reflect this... often taking the next step in mixing it up.