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Northwest Korean chef Rachel Yang’s new cookbook knows no boundaries

Northwest Korean chef Rachel Yang’s new cookbook knows no boundaries

Cynthia Rekdal November 28, 2017 0

Rachel Yang, chef and, in partnership with her husband Seif Chirchi, formidable restaurateur, is trying on a new hat: Cookbook author. The chef and restaurant owner couple have lived in Seattle since 2006

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Chef Ming Tsai: Cooking outside the wok

Chef Ming Tsai: Cooking outside the wok

Cynthia Rekdal September 8, 2017 0

On November 4, Ming Tsai, a longtime advocate for access to education, will be the celebrity chef host for this year’s Saint Martin’s Gala in Lacey, Washington. The event, a black-tie affair features a

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‘Noodle Road’ is a recipe book with a dash of panache

‘Noodle Road’ is a recipe book with a dash of panache

Cynthia Rekdal January 11, 2014 0

Lin-Liu's latest in adventure travels

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The “Battle” Rages On: Child-Rearing and Global Competitiveness

Cynthia Rekdal April 20, 2011 Comments Off on The “Battle” Rages On: Child-Rearing and Global Competitiveness

Amy Chua's The Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother

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Communion: A Culinary Journey Through Vietnam

Cynthia Rekdal January 5, 2011 Comments Off on Communion: A Culinary Journey Through Vietnam

When author Kim Fay’s book, “Communion: A Culinary Journey Through Vietnam”, arrived in my mailbox, ‘foodie’ that I am, I attacked it with gusto, salivating in anticipation. Happily, the book was easy to ‘digest’

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The House of Hope and Fear: Life in a Big City Hospital

Cynthia Rekdal January 6, 2010 Comments Off on The House of Hope and Fear: Life in a Big City Hospital

Neither indigent nor uninsured, Harborview was the hospital of choice for former Washington State Governor Albert Rossellini, after breaking his hip in a recent fall. For native Seattle-ites and those who have lived any

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