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#130 Ramen Noodles

Posted January 11th, 2010 by Peter · 23 Comments

“It’s fast, cheap, yummy, and everywhere,” says Masako Fukui of Kei’s Kitchen (speaking about Japan’s greatest innovation of the 20th century– no joke). Believe it or not, even though these wavy egg noodles in broth are now ubiquitous with Japan; it had origins in China long before that (over four thousand years to be exact). [...]

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#120 Knowing Better Places for Asian Food

Posted June 14th, 2009 by Peter · 9 Comments

This is the first officially numbered post by our new guest writer, Shaun S. (not to be confused with Shaun Yeoh). This is his second submission and we here at SAPL want everyone to show him some love! Asians love their food a lot.  More so than the French, Italians, or anyone else for that matter. [...]

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#119 Free Calendars

Posted May 31st, 2009 by Peter · 15 Comments

Hey there, SAPL Readers! This week’s post is based on Dustin’s observation about Asian people putting up advertisement calendars. He asks: “Have you ever noticed that whenever you go to some Asian person’s house, they have one of those calendars on the wall? *Like the ones from the bank with that part for the days [...]

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#118 Impatience

Posted May 23rd, 2009 by Peter · 18 Comments

Andrew L. says: “I ride the 30-Stockton bus from North Beach through Chinatown to the business district every day here in San Francisco. I’ve noticed that many of my fellow Chinese riders sit on the very edge of their seats at all times, almost as if they’re prepared to stand and fly out the door [...]

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