AF PICKS TOP MALAYSIAN RESTAURANTS IN NEW YORK CITY By: Lisa Crawford   Nyonya Nyonya, which Malaysian for “the ladies”, boasts that their restaurant, located in Little Italy, carries the... Read more »

Purple Yam: Transplanted and Flourishing

Purple Yam: Transplanted and Flourishing by Sophia Hsu / Photograpy by Erik Teng      When Amy Besa and Romy Dorotan transplanted their Filipino-centric, pan-Asian restaurant out of Manhattan... Read more »

Rasa: Home-cooked Malaysian in a Serene Space in the West Village

Rasa: Home-cooked Malaysian in a Serene Space in the West Village By Sophia Hsu / Photography by Erik Teng   A lot of new spots have opened up in the last... Read more »

Eating Hell’s Kitchen

Eating Hell’s Kitchen By Lisa Crawford Asian food has become a culinary explosion in the United States, but specifically in New York City where you can find some of the... Read more »

Wong: Dishes from Childhood

by Sophia Hsu Chef Simpson Wong is a celebrity in New York having made a name for himself in the restaurant business for being imaginative, focusing on fresh, local... Read more »

TALDE: True Asian Fusion

by Loren Chaffee Chef Dale Talde’s name should be synonymous with true Asian fusion cuisine.  Having appeared on “Top Chef” and “Top Chef: All Stars”, Talde’s name has become... Read more »

Totto Ramen

By Lingzi Yang If you are a fan of ramen and are living in New York, you have probably heard of Totto Ramen, a hot small Japanese-style ramen place... Read more »

Queens-Thakali Kitchen (2012 Summer Issue Picks)

Thakali Kitchen–An unique experience with Nepalese or Himalayan cuisine 74-14 37th Ave Jackson Heights, NY 11372 Neighborhood: Jackson Heights (718) 898-5088 Mass Transportation: 74 St – Broadway (7), Jackson Hts – Roosevelt Av... Read more »

Upper West Side-Penang

Penang– Less oil and no trans fat. 127 W 72nd St (between Columbus Ave & Amsterdam Ave) New York, NY 10023 Neighborhood: Upper West Side (917) 441-4790 Mass... Read more »

Chinatown-New Malaysia Restaurant

New Malaysia Restaurant– They don’t only serve Malaysian, but Indian, and Chinese food.  48 Bowery (between Bayard St & Canal St) New York, NY 10013 Neighborhood: Chinatown (212) 964-0284... Read more »