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Entries from May 2008

Feature: What Type of Asian Are You?

Posted May 27th, 2008 by Peter · 87 Comments

Mr. Gary Lee has a fascinating post for Asians and those close to Asians. I came across this one while researching why Asians are so darn into techno and rave. Any suggestions are welcome. Young Asians in America come in many forms. Below are the major categories. Most Asians fit into multiple groups. For example, [...]

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#76 Fresh Food

Posted May 23rd, 2008 by Peter · 23 Comments

When you’re in the dairy and produce aisles at any supermarket, you’ll notice an all too familiar sight: an asian woman scrunched over peering into the dark abyss that is the back of the milk refrigerator. You wonder when they’ll move. You wonder if they’ll ever move at all. No, this asian isn’t constipated due [...]

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#75 Dumplings

Posted May 19th, 2008 by timwu · 28 Comments

Dumpling rage, like road rage, strikes without warning. My first attack came in my mid-20s, while dining at Raku, a Washington, D.C., “pan-Asian” restaurant. I made the mistake of ordering something called Chinese dumplings. Out came a bamboo steamer containing what resembled aged marshmallows””dumplings cooked so long they were practically glued to the bottom of [...]

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#74 Middle Finger Pointing

Posted May 17th, 2008 by Peter · 11 Comments

Please continue to keep the hurricane and earthquake victims in your hearts in the upcoming days. To help support our organization, please join Project Peace Crane. People from the fuji islands all the way to America are folding 12,000 in conjunction with Asian Central to help support the relief efforts in China and the Burmese [...]

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