Chinese Food and Culture Beat, Updated 1/22

Interviews conducted in Chinese and translated
Q&A With Chef Ho Chee Boon of Hakkasan New York: Flavors Around the World + Chinese Fine Dining
(Village Voice)
Q & A With Shi Peng and Phillip Fu of JTYH: Noodle-Making, Media Fame + a Noodle Video
(LA Weekly)
6 Great Dim Sum Dishes at Sea Harbour (LA Weekly)
Decoding Dean Sin World: Mrs. Lu’s Background, Wholesale Business + Crab Shell Pastry (LA Weekly)

Q & A With John Huang of Mao’s Restaurant: Hunan Cuisine, Electrical Engineering, Fish Heads + The Expansion of Chinese Food In L.A.

Meet David R. Chan: The Man Who Has Eaten At Over 6,000 Chinese Restaurants    (LA Weekly)
6 Things We Bet You Didn’t Know About the Boba Truck + New Oxnard Store Location (LA Weekly)
626 Night Market Organizers Respond to Community Feedback (LA Weekly)
Q & A with The Fung Brothers: Food Nerds, Asian Vegetable Superiority (LA Weekly)
Q & A with ‘626 Night Market’ Founder Jonny Hwang: Community, Street Food (LA Weekly)
Q & A With Yisrael Aharoni, Israeli Celebrity Chef: Chinese Food In Israel, Hollywood + Being A DJ
Q & A with David R. Chan: 6,165 Chinese Restaurants, Googling Himself + Flying Out To Springfield
Q & A with Boba 7 Founder Elton Keung: Green Tea Heineken, Labobatory + Alcoholic Boba

Best Of Food Lists
Shanghai’s best Western food under RMB 50 (CNNGo)
50 Best Chinese Restaurants in the USA (CNNGo)
10 Best Dim Sum Restaurants in Los Angeles (LA Weekly)
10 Best Handmade Noodle Restaurants in Los Angeles (LA Weekly)
Taste Test: Best Dan Dan Noodles in New York City (Village Voice)
Best Shaved Ice In Los Angeles
(CBS Los Angeles)
Best Taiwanese Restaurants in the San Gabriel Valley
(CBS Los Angeles)
Best Hot Pot Restaurants In Los Angeles (CBS Los Angeles)
10 Best Taiwanese Breakfast Restaurants in Los Angeles (LA Weekly)
10 Best Eats In Arcadia: Neighborhood Grub Crawl (LA Weekly)

General Chinese Food
10 Classic Taiwanese Dishes (LA Weekly)
L.A.’s Idea of Taiwanese Food vs. What Taiwanese People Really Eat (LA Weekly)
A Crash Course In Chinese Dining Etiquette (Settling Magazine)
A Guide to a Traditional Taiwanese Breakfast (Serious Eats)
Vegetarian Chinese Restaurant in Los Angeles (Serious Eats)
Five Chiuchow Restaurants in Los Angeles (LA Weekly)
Where To Find Guilin Noodles in Los Angeles (LA Weekly)
Peking Tavern: Northern Chinese Gastropub to Open in DTLA (LA Weekly)
10 Dishes From Happy Garden: Offal, Really Authentic Taiwanese + Shutting Down Soon
What is Authentic Yunnan Food? A Guide From Los Angeles (Serious Eats)
Milk and Honey Opening 2nd Location (LA Weekly)
Boiling Point Grand Opening (LA Weekly)
Cal Fresh Vikon: Buddhist-Style Chicken in the San Gabriel Valley (LA Weekly)
5 Places to Get Peking Duck Today + Happy Peking Duck Day! (LA Weekly)
Limer35’s Birthday Countdown: 41 Hours Of Cake (LA Weekly)

Event Coverage
LuckyRice Festival 2012: Celebrity Chefs, Asian Night Market and a Hawaiian Luau (Village Voice)
A Slice of Taiwan with Food and Booze (Village Voice)
Sound Bites and Celebrity Chefs at LuckyRice’s Grand Feast (Village Voice)
Los Angeles: Snapshots from the Lucky Rice Night Market (Serious Eats)
626 Night Market. Part 2. (LA Weekly)
626 Night Market. Part 3, Preview (LA Weekly)

About Asia
Ultimate Guide to Suzhou (CNNGo)
Free art in Shanghai (BBC)
10 authentic China trips for 2012 (CNNGo)

20 reasons to visit Shanghai in 2012
Day Trip Diary- Nanjing (Settling Magazine)
Day Trip Diary- Suzhou (Settling Magazine)
Taiwan: A Food Tour of 5 Night Markets (Serious Eats)
Snapshots from China: The Best Things I Ate in Xiamen [Serious Eats]
Bugging out: 5 extreme foods at Beijing’s night market [CNNGo]
25 Things To Must Eat From Tainan: Taiwan’s Culinary Center [Serious Eats]
This is a Real Taiwanese Breakfast [Serious Eats]
Taiwan: A Food Tour Of 5 Night Markets [Serious Eats]

NYU students ease winter chill, loneliness for Chinese factory workers (USAToday)
Asian American studies programs face an uphill battle as budget cuts loom (USAToday)

Opinion Articles
Clarissa Wei: American-Chinese food is real Chinese food (CNNGo)
An American in disguise in rural China (CNNGo)