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Low-income Families Facing Austere Conditions After Food-Stamp Cuts

Low-income Families Facing Austere Conditions After Food-Stamp Cuts

Melanie Eng November 20, 2013 0

More low-income Washington families than ever before will go hungry in 2014 due to a $5 billion funding cut to the nation’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), which provides food assistance to one in

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13 Epic API Films to Look Out For

13 Epic API Films to Look Out For

Yayoi Lena Winfrey November 20, 2013 0

Movies from the Asian/Pacific Rim have become more available in the U.S. in recent years. Here’s a capsule of some recently screened selections from the 2013 Hawai’i International Film Festival in October. Most can

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Visual Ritualism: Monoprints Dot Korean Artist’s Memory

Visual Ritualism: Monoprints Dot Korean Artist’s Memory

Minh Nguyen November 20, 2013 0

At a cursory glance, Eunice Kim’s prints are a convergence of soothing dots, arranged in various patterns. However, the aesthetic interplays in the collagraphs are, according to Kim, both individual and collective—dualisms of “structure

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Amy Tan’s Valley of Amazement Reaches Vast Expanse, Satisfies

Amy Tan’s Valley of Amazement Reaches Vast Expanse, Satisfies

Tamiko Nimura November 20, 2013 0

“I give my right hand to the Occidentals and my left to the Orientals, hoping that between them they will not utterly destroy the insignificant “connecting link.” —Sui Sin Far, “Leaves from the Mental

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Eating Asian America Investigates the Connections Between Race and taste

Eating Asian America Investigates the Connections Between Race and taste

Christopher Patterson November 20, 2013 0

“You’re not Korean if you can’t eat kimchi.” “If your mom didn’t make adobo, you’re not Filipino.” Since Asian migrants first arrived in the United States, their identities were tethered to the food they

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Korean Taco Guru Roy Choi Tells His Story Through Food

Korean Taco Guru Roy Choi Tells His Story Through Food

Nina Ichikawa November 20, 2013 0

“A whole generation of Korean immigrants and their American born children could have lived and died in the United States without anyone knowing they had been here. I could not let that happen.” So

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Smoke & Pickles Tells a Story of Life, Food, and Graffiti

Smoke & Pickles Tells a Story of Life, Food, and Graffiti

Soyon Im November 20, 2013 0

What do food and graffiti have in common? Nothing, you might think, until you read Smoke & Pickles, by Edward Lee, a chef who compares the impermanence of a meal to the impermanence of

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Best Indian Restaurant in the World?

Best Indian Restaurant in the World?

Josie Keeney November 20, 2013 0

If you’re looking for Indian food, Shanik is the real deal. And the real deal happens to be very vegan friendly. As owner, Meeru Dhalwala candidly explains, you will never feel like a moron

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Legendary Dumpling House Comes to UW District

Legendary Dumpling House Comes to UW District

The International Examiner November 20, 2013 0

The exact science of a Din Tai Fung dumpling can be boiled down to months and grams: six months of rigorous chef training to master precisely 21 grams of dumpling perfection. Each xiao long

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Asian American students overcome adversity, receive NAAAP honors

Asian American students overcome adversity, receive NAAAP honors

James Tabafunda November 20, 2013 0

The lavish flapper dresses, feathered headpieces, and long-stringed, beaded necklaces featured in last spring’s The Great Gatsby starring Leonardo DiCaprio became reality for the Seattle chapter of the National Association of Asian American Professionals

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