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Chinatown USALos Angeles

The Resy Guide to Celebrating Lunar New Year in Los Angeles

To many, Lunar New Year, celebrated from Feb. 12 to 26 this year, is the most important holiday. It’s a…

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Dishes at Dolan's Uyghur Cuisine, from left to right: Roasted lamb, a komesh kebab, and rangpiza, or cold-skin noodles. // Courtesy Dolan's Uyghur Cuisine

Chinatown USALos Angeles

Uyghurs in America Want to Share Food and Culture. For Them, It’s a Matter of Survival.

In May 2017, as Bugra Arkin neared the completion of his graduate studies in international policy and trade, he and…

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Illustration by Jeannie Phan

Chinatown USANational

Pork Buns Have Become an American Favorite. Why Can’t We Acknowledge They’re Taiwanese?

The first time I had Momofuku’s pork buns, I was hungover. Noodle soup long being my hangover cure, I decided…

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Illustration of WY Industries soy sauce, mustard, duck sauce and hot sauce packets

Chinatown USANew York

Packet by Packet, This Duck-Sauce Dynasty Forges On

Individual restaurants come and go, but the soy sauce packet is forever. And if you live and eat lo mein…

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Where to Celebrate Lunar New Year in the Bay Area

Though there won’t be the usual parade through Chinatown this year, there are ways to still celebrate the Lunar New…

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Chinatown USA

Chinatown USA

Project Credits Staff Writers/Editors: Noëmie Carrant, David Paw, Deanna Ting Contributors: Samantha Bakall, Lesley Balla, Momo Chang, Emily Chen, Karissa Chen,…

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Illustration of a takeout container as restaurant, on a suburban block

Chinatown USANational

Chinese American Food Is Its Own Great Cuisine. Time to Love It That Way.

At least once a week, my dad would bring home takeout for the family. Sometimes, it was carnitas burritos, chile…

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Chinatown USANew York

The Resy Guide to Celebrating Lunar New Year in New York

Like many other celebrations, the Lunar New Year will look quite different this year. Manhattan Chinatown’s annual parade has been put on…

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Chinatown USANew York

The Resy Guide to a Chinese Banquet-Style Christmas in New York

Readers, perhaps this is the year to take a page from the Jewish holiday playbook. No, not frying up latkes or making sufganiyot from…

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Behind the Scenes of Stephanie Shih’s Sunset Park Chinatown Tour

On a sunny fall afternoon, Stephanie H. Shih took us on a tour of one of her favorite neighborhoods: Sunset…

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