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#128 Giving Vitamins as Gifts

Posted December 5th, 2009 by Peter · 12 Comments

Just in time for the Holidays, Sophia C. says: “Asians like to buy vitamins and other such supplements in the U.S. and bring them to Asia as gifts.  They love fish oil, Vitamin E, Vitamin B, Centrum Silver – and they must be American, American-made brands.” Hi Sophia! My family does this all the time when [...]

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Open Topic: Common Asian Stereotypes

Posted November 18th, 2009 by Peter · 15 Comments

Here is a submission by Vannie Sung about common asian stereotypes. We’ve heard stereotypes about Asians: Bollywood, Rice, Short, Study. No speak English. But what about the more specific ones? Here are the newest ones I’ve heard so far: Chinese: Eat dog. (We don’t just eat dog. In fact, I had rabbit stew and fried stingray [...]

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#126 Sushi

Posted October 25th, 2009 by Peter · 17 Comments

Here’s a guide to making Sushi (for the first time) that me and Kvietgrl put together today! It’s been a while since Kvietgrl has exposed the juicier and meatier sides of Asian Culture with #23 Durian and  #82 Mangosteen. As you all know, #126 Sushi is a Japanese food that is synonymous with “raw fish.” [...]

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#123 Pouring Tea for Others

Posted July 25th, 2009 by Peter · 13 Comments

Pouring Tea for Others: “R.E.S.P.E.C.T (Find out what it means to me.)” by Vannie Sung We’re tea fanatics. Since the beginning of Chinese culture, the presence of tea has been in our lives- you see it served in restaurants before every meal, regardless of the time of day you’re eating. Heck, I bet when the [...]

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