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10 Fancy Steak Rubs And Marinades That Go Beyond Salt And Pepper

Foodbeast | Posted 09.30.2014 | Taste
Foodbeast

Summer may be over, but that doesn't mean steak season has to be.

Kimchi and Latkes: Growing Up Korean and Jewish

Victoria Namkung | Posted 09.28.2014 | Religion
Victoria Namkung

Generally speaking, Asians and Jews have a lot in common: a strong sense of family and culture, priorities on education and success and troubled wartime histories. And let's be honest, a Korean mother is basically a Jewish mother with a stronger accent.

The Downed Airliner, Putin and History

Andrew Nagorski | Posted 09.17.2014 | World
Andrew Nagorski

When the façade of an authoritarian regime begins to be exposed to the harsh glare of truth, it usually crumbles at some point.

11 Reasons I Love My Asian Mom

Ko Im | Posted 07.09.2014 | Women
Ko Im

Mother's Day falls during Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. Here's a toast to my Korean umma.

Urging the AAPI Community to #GetCovered by March 31

Kiran Ahuja | Posted 05.31.2014 | Impact
Kiran Ahuja

A version of this blog was originally posted on the White House Blog on March 28, 2014. A trained assistor helps a community member sign up for heal...

Movie Review: Oldboy

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.01.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I've been a fan of Spike Lee -- if not of all of his movies -- for 25 years. And I've found that, more often than not, he's at his best when he's directing someone else's material -- or someone else's story. It's absolutely true of Oldboy.

Move Over, Harajuku, Now There's Hongdae

Michael Hurt | Posted 01.23.2014 | Style
Michael Hurt

In recent years, Korean street style has become something of a cultural marvel and treasure, due to the unique mixture of a Korean desire to stand out from the crowd that a recent rise in income and consumerism has brought.

Finding My Voice: Growing Up Asian and Adopted in the Midwest

Jennifer Flaa | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Jennifer Flaa

The "ching chang ching chong's" and "Where are you from's?" may never stop, but hopefully, within the next 29 years, it will be easier to find the balance between hanging my head in shame and completely losing my s**t.

Miley's Not The Only One Twerking Now...

Posted 08.15.2013 | Entertainment

There are a few combinations that have changed the world: Bacon and ice cream, chicken and waffles, golden doodles, and chocolate-covered coffee beans...

Red 2: You're Never too Old to Kick Ass

Sophia Stuart | Posted 09.21.2013 | Entertainment
Sophia Stuart

The Red franchise (for this is number two) is an adaptation of a D.C. Comics product. And yes, on the surface, it does the usual fast-paced, guns-fighting-martial-arts and multiple locations type show. Which is no bad thing.

Minority Rights and the Killing of Trayvon Martin

William K. Barth | Posted 09.21.2013 | Los Angeles
William K. Barth

Race alone is not enough to explain the outcome of the Martin Zimmerman trial. We need also to understand the plight of minority groups qua groups if we are to prevent future tragic killings.

Unhappy Campers: Ethnicity and the Standard of Beauty

Stephen Palacios | Posted 07.09.2013 | Latino Voices
Stephen Palacios

Sitting in a New Delhi restaurant a few years ago, our Indian tour guide told us that his daughter was living in New York, which is where we live. He ...

America Meets and Greets the World... in Mississippi!

Saul Gitlin | Posted 07.29.2013 | World
Saul Gitlin

Established by the federal government in 2002, The Language Flagship is, today, a national network of 26 intensive programs located at 22 academic institutions and 10 overseas centers.

The American Dream Runs Amok in Aris Janigian's This Angelic Land

Christopher Atamian | Posted 06.15.2013 | Books
Christopher Atamian

Janigian's perceptive and sometimes gripping novel brings together some of LA's many tribes -- African-American, WASP, Korean, Armenian, Jewish -- into an emotional and intellectual conflagration that mirrors the burning and looting that the city suffered.

Movie Review: The Last Stand

Marshall Fine | Posted 03.18.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Sometimes, all you want is a knock-down, guns-blazing approximation of an old-style western, even if it's set in contemporary times. As a modern oater, The Last Stand is shamelessly entertaining.

Everything You Need to Know About Seoul Fashion Week

Michael Hurt | Posted 01.21.2013 | Style
Michael Hurt

Despite the fact that the moniker "Seoul Fashion Week" hasn't been in use for more than 5 years, the Korean fashion industry has been on the international scene for far longer than that, although very much behind the scenes.

The Ultimate 'Gangnam Style' Mashup (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 10.29.2012 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

K-Pop star Psy called and the Internet responded, sending his extravagant "Gangnam Style" smash hit into a viral spiral of YouTube glory and international recognition.

"Why Do All Asians Look the Same?"

Bruce Reyes-Chow | Posted 10.01.2012 | Home
Bruce Reyes-Chow

Now you might be thinking, "Well, duh, your name IS Bruce and you ARE Asian." Sure this train of thought MIGHT might sense if I was also ripped with muscles, was 30 pounds lighter, 2 inches taller and could kill you with a one-inch punch to the heart and but alas, these are not traits that I possess.

Some Like It Hot? Asian Cuisine Changes Our Taste Bud

Andrew Lam | Posted 09.25.2012 | Home
Andrew Lam

To live in California these days is to live in the crossroads of a global society and a global table. Or put it this way: The Californian palate had shifted along with the state's demographic, where one in four is now an immigrant.

The Korean International Art Show Showcases Eclectic Collection

Noel Alumit | Posted 04.10.2012 | Los Angeles
Noel Alumit

Buoyant and colorful, these deceptively pleasant pieces provide a glimpse into Korean creativity. Curator Wonsil Kim provides some much needed answers about the event.

Kim Jong Il's Strange Food And Drink Cravings

Food Republic | Posted 02.18.2012 | Home
Food Republic

The elder Kim kept such draconian control of information that very little is known about the country. What we do know comes from the handful of dissidents who have escaped.

K-pop: Soft Power for the Global Cool

Linda Constant | Posted 01.14.2012 | World
Linda Constant

Governmental cultural diplomacy can sometimes come off as forced or out-of-touch, but K-pop is an authentic reflection and spectacle of youth culture that is impressively close to the pulse of the "global cool."

Hero: The Korean, Broadway-Style Musical

Cara Joy David | Posted 10.28.2011 | Entertainment
Cara Joy David

I am not sure I ever thought I'd be sitting at Lincoln Center seeing a "Korean, Broadway-style musical." I knew such a thing existed, but I wouldn't have thought I'd be seeing it in New York.

A New Voice for Asian Americans

2morrowknight | Posted 10.24.2011 | Home
2morrowknight

Eighty years ago, in his best-seller The Epic of America, historian James Truslow Adams coined the phrase "American Dream." He defined it as not merel...

Teen Lengthens Tongue To Speak Korean

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 10.12.2011 | Weird News

Learning to speak a foreign language requires painstaking practice, and if that doesn't work, it might be time to for minor, yet painful oral surgery....