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  • Tuesday, December 11, 2018
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INNOVATION VERSUS TRADITION A TALE OF TWO HARGOWS

INNOVATION VERSUS TRADITION A TALE OF TWO HARGOWS By Sophia Hsu Photos by Amit Chaffee Abasic building block of any traditional dim sum menu is the plump, nearly translucent, steamed shrimp dumpling, also seen as hargow, hagow, xiajiao, crystal shrimp dumpling, prawn dumplings, or shrimp bonnet. A thin and nearly see-through skin made from a […]

LITTLE TONG NOODLE SHOP

LITTLE TONG NOODLE SHOP By Asian Fusion Editorial Team   Little Tong Noodle Shop pays homage to the beautiful Chinese province of Yunnan, offering savory, flavorful rice noodle dishes called mixian; small plates showcasing local, seasonal ingredients; housemade pickles; and specially- crafted condiments and sauces inspired by the villages and multi-ethnic regions of southwest China. With […]

PRAWN COASTAL A GOURMET FAST CASUAL SEAFOOD CONCEPT  FROM ACCLAIMED CHEF MARK PEEL

PRAWN COASTAL A GOURMET FAST CASUAL SEAFOOD CONCEPT FROM ACCLAIMED CHEF MARK PEEL Provided by Prawn Coastal Prawn Coastal, a gourmet fast casual seafood concept from acclaimed Chef Mark Peel, has brought the bounty of the sea to locations in Old Town Pasadena and  Grand Central Market in Downtown Los Angeles. Owned by Korean businessman John […]

BRICOLAGE A VIETNAMESE GASTROPUB IN BROOKLYN

BRICOLAGE A VIETNAMESE GASTROPUB IN BROOKLYN By Sophia Hsu Photos by Amit Chaffee After meeting Chef Lien Lin at the annual Taste of Fifth, a charity fundraising event, at Grand Prospect Hall earlier in the week, she invited Asian Fusion Magazine to her and her husband’s, Chef Ed Lin’s, restaurant Bricolage. She was freshly mixing Bricolage’s […]

HO FOODS BRINGS NOSTALGIA AND TAIWANESE STYLE “RED-COOKED” BEEF NOODLE SOUP TO THE EAST VILLAGE

HO FOODS BRINGS NOSTALGIA AND TAIWANESE STYLE “RED-COOKED” BEEF NOODLE SOUP TO THE EAST VILLAGE by Sophia Hsu Photos by Amit Chaffee It is a lazy Sunday afternoon in the East Village. Some shops are just starting to set up, still recovering from Saturday’s shenanigans. As I turn onto the block, I search for a clear […]

HUNAN SLURP SHOP  NOW OPEN IN THE EAST VILLAGE

HUNAN SLURP SHOP NOW OPEN IN THE EAST VILLAGE By Annie Bi Hunan Slurp Shop is a contemporary Chinese eatery in New York’s East Village and just recently opened this past May. The menu is comprised of regional Hunan rice noodles and plates designed by Artist/Chef Chao Wang, who seeks to bring his hometown flavors […]

TANG HOTPOT  AUTHENTIC SICHUAN HOTPOT AT ITS FINEST

TANG HOTPOT AUTHENTIC SICHUAN HOTPOT AT ITS FINEST By Annie Bi Tang Hotpot is a modern Chinese restaurant dedicated to bringing an authentic Sichuan hotpot experience to New York while elevating and innovating the category to new heights. With food being the centerpiece, the team sources directly from Sichuan all premium Chinese ingredients for its […]

HAVE A SWEET SUMMER WITH IRIS TEA & BAKERY

HAVE A SWEET SUMMER WITH IRIS TEA & BAKERY by Annie Bi In the cold winter months of 2012 in New York City, Iris Tea & Bakery opened at the corner of Roosevelt and Prince Street in Flushing, Queens.  After 22 months of meticulous planning and diligent construction, Flushing excitedly welcomed Iris Bakery with open arms. […]

BROOKLYN KURA

BROOKLYN KURA By Joe Meny The first sake brewery in NYC, Brooklyn Kura is dedicated to crafting and serving high-quality sake and building a new community of sake lovers in New York City. With only 15 other sake breweries in the United States, the majority of which are based in California, Brooklyn Kura is at the […]

GREAT WINES FOR YOUR SUMMER PARTY

GREAT WINES FOR YOUR SUMMER PARTY By Joe Meny Grilling season is officially here, and Alcance Winery and Arcanum will help you put together the perfect grilling party to celebrate the season. All you’ll need is a bottle of 2015 Alcance Chardonnay, your choice of a gourmet spice rub (available at Dean & Deluca) Tenuta di Arceno Extra […]







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