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Chinatown USA

How Genghis Cohen Won Hearts, One Egg Roll (and a Big Helping of Shtick) at a Time

When Marc Rose first moved to Los Angeles almost 20 years ago, one thing he missed was the kind of…

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The Meaning of a Dish

A Breakfast That Provides a Taste of the Familiar

Growing up in the suburbs of Milwaukee, breakfast usually meant shoveling into my mouth spoonfuls of technicolor cereal, swimming in…

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Eight Restaurants That Tell the Story of the San Gabriel Valley

Boba shops on every street? Yes. Sichuan peppercorns that leave your tongue numb and on fire? Check. Singaporean Hainan Chicken…

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The Wonder of Chinese American Food, In Five Dishes

Chinese American cuisine parallels the Chinese American experience — a unique, sometimes blurred identity. Some dishes, like kung pao chicken,…

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The Resy Guide to L.A.’s Chinese Restaurants, By Those Who Love Them Best

It’s no secret that Los Angeles has a flourishing Chinese American community, one of the largest, most expansive in the…

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