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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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#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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#116 Expensive Food

Posted May 4th, 2009 by Peter · 17 Comments

Sorry for the late post, but it’s been pretty busy here preparing for the ServiceAsia Concert, an event for raising awareness about service needs in Asia and to celebrate the launch of our sister site, East Villagers Non-Profit Community. Everything went pretty well, so we’re glad that all our planning and hard work came to [...]

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Crank2 Interview with Bai Ling

Posted April 13th, 2009 by Peter · 2 Comments

This is a special treat for our Stuff Asian People Like family. Asian Central recently interviewed actress Bai Ling, who has hundreds of accolades since hitting the mainstream media. She has been highly controversial in years past, but that hasn’t changed her spirit and yearning for fun, adventure, and most of all, sharing her gifts [...]

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