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Discovering Seattle’s hidden treasures — Gems to discover without leaving the city

Discovering Seattle’s hidden treasures — Gems to discover without leaving the city

By Jean Godden Special to Northwest Asian Weekly There is no need to take a plane to discover something new. Here’s what you can explore, without a suitcase or a high price tag. First, there is the Seattle Room, that wonderful depository of history at Seattle’s Central Library.  Among the finds in the Seattle Room […]

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Posted in Features, Features 06, Travel, Vol 34 No 6 | 1/31-2/60 Comments

My Taiwan trip: Food, more food, (and bring bigger luggage) — Delicious, delicious, serendipitous

My Taiwan trip: Food, more food, (and bring bigger luggage) — Delicious, delicious, serendipitous

By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly Whenever I relive my recent trip to Taiwan, my mouth starts to salivate, I blush to recall

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Posted in Features 06, Travel, Vol 34 No 6 | 1/31-2/60 Comments

From Bellevue to Bangkok: UW alumni around the world

From Bellevue to Bangkok: UW alumni around the world

By Ana Mari Cauce Special to Northwest Asian Weekly Before my recent trip to Southeast Asia, I knew that the University of Washington (UW)

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Posted in Community News, Education, Features, Features 06, Travel, Vol 34 No 6 | 1/31-2/60 Comments

Fashion forward — Non-profit helps artists bring their talents to the runway

Fashion forward — Non-profit helps artists bring their talents to the runway

  Chance put on their ongoing monthly fashion event at Macy’s last Saturday night, Jan. 9. It was an awards show celebrating Seattle’s design community. Chance is an organization sponsored by Active Entertainment, a non-profit, that seeks to provide social justice to the community as well as foster an inclusive creative environment where people can […]

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Posted in Fashion, Vol 34 No 4 | 1/17-1/230 Comments

Greetings from “Eats Many Donuts”

Greetings from “Eats Many Donuts”

By Wayne Chan Northwest Asian Weekly As we close out another year, now is as good a time as any to take stock of the past year and get ready for a new one with some New Year’s resolutions. Yup…time to reset the clock, start another chapter, get back on that horse, and turn another […]

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Posted in Column: Wayne's Worlds, Vol 34 No 3 | 1/10-1/160 Comments

Let’s eat!: Local chefs compete in Washoku World Challenge trial

Let’s eat!: Local chefs compete in Washoku World Challenge trial

At the “Kitchen at Delicatus” in Pioneer Square on Dec. 11, a packed dining room full of guests, renowned judges, and media got a very unique eating experience sponsored by The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries of Japan.

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Posted in Food, Vol 34 No 1 | 12/27-1/020 Comments

Viewing through plastic and glass in Cambodia

By Dipika Kohli Northwest Asian Weekly Yellow sun cooks the layers of dust off the edges of the curbs. So many curbs, so few sidewalks. Bits of brick and paper and cane juice plastic cups (biked over, ripped) compete for attention. They poke up from the dirt, insist themselves into the light.

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Posted in Travel, Vol 33 No 51 | 12/13-12/190 Comments

The rush of rabble rousing

The rush of rabble rousing

By Wayne Chan Northwest Asian Weekly I’ve never been known to be much of a rabble rouser.  I don’t even know where I can find any rabble that needs rousing. You can say a lot of things about me, but “troublemaker” has never been one of them.

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Posted in Column: Wayne's Worlds, Vol 33 No 48 | 11/22-11/280 Comments

This is Street 63 — Sounds and images of Phnom Penh now

This is Street 63 — Sounds and images of Phnom Penh now

By Dipika Kohli Northwest Asian Weekly The dogs are yapping, the breeze is crusted over with exhaust, the bicycles and” tuk tuks” and whistles from the

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Posted in Travel, Vol 33 No 47 | 11/15-11/210 Comments

Seattle pays it forward — Lining up at midnight for free healthcare

Seattle pays it forward — Lining up at midnight for free healthcare

By Laura Ohata Northwest Asian Weekly Seventy dental drills whined on the Key Arena floor, as volunteer dentists and hygienists provided free procedures to the

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Posted in Community News, Features, Health, Vol 33 No 45 | 11/1-11/70 Comments

Luly Yang, style in Seattle

Luly Yang, style in Seattle

By Solinette Pich Northwest Asian Weekly Ever since I was a little girl, I would admire the beautifully made dresses displayed in the window of a

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Posted in Fashion, Vol 33 No 44 | 10/25-10/310 Comments

Wayne’s Worlds — On this tennis court, a different kind of love game

Wayne’s Worlds — On this tennis court, a different kind of love game

By Wayne Chan Northwest Asian Weekly My weekly tennis matches with the guys was yesterday, and believe me, I was prepared.

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Posted in Column: Wayne's Worlds, Vol 33 No 43 | 10/18-10/240 Comments

The Village Report — Returning to Cambodia

The Village Report — Returning to Cambodia

By Dipika Kohli Northwest Asian Weekly Today is the second day back in Cambodia, after six weeks in California. I go to a small side street just off Khan

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Posted in Travel, Vol 33 No 41 | 10/4-10/100 Comments

Awareness about stomach cancer

By Suzanne Pak For Northwest Asian Weekly On Aug. 22nd, Cornerstone Medical Services hosted the first stomach cancer summit in Washington state’s history. A hundred health, human service, and community leaders gathered at the Clarion Hotel in Federal Way to hear Dr. Joo Ha Hwang (chief of gastroenterology at Harborview Medical Center) explain how to […]

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Posted in Health, Vol 33 No 41 | 10/4-10/100 Comments

Drink that coconut water! — Food recommendations for healthy aging

Drink that coconut water! — Food recommendations for healthy aging

By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly Salmon, mackerel, tuna You get the idea—fish! Not only is that piece of salmon a healthy, lower-calorie alternative to red meat, all those omega-3 fatty acids are like a lubricant for the brain.

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Posted in Food, Vol 33 No 40 |9/27-10/30 Comments

SPAM: Love it or hate it?

SPAM: Love it or hate it?

By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly SPAM. It’s more than just junk mail in your inbox. People have called it different names like “shoulder of pork and ham,” “spiced ham,” “specially-processed American meats,” and skeptics have called it “something posing as meat.”

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Posted in Food, Vol 33 No 38 | 9/13-9/190 Comments

The Village Report — From Phnom Penh to Palo Alto

By Dipika Kohli Northwest Asian Weekly My son Kush turned six, half a world away.

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Posted in Travel, Vol 33 No 34 | 8/16-8/220 Comments

Yay for KIMCHI!

Yay for KIMCHI!

By Laura Ohata Northwest Asian Weekly When people think of Korean food, the first thing that comes to mind is “kimchi.” The word kimchi means “pickled

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Posted in Food, Vol 33 No 34 | 8/16-8/220 Comments

Singles mingle at the Central Library

Singles mingle at the Central Library

By Daria Kroupoderova Northwest Asian Weekly The Central Library held its first Singles’ Dating Workshop and Dance on Aug. 2.

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Posted in Community News, Cultures, Features, Vol 33 No 33 | 8/9-8/150 Comments

Let’s talk about Asian American and Pacif ic Islander mental health

Let’s talk about Asian American and Pacif ic Islander mental health

By Michael Itti and Diane Narasaki For Northwest Asian Weekly One in five adults in America experiences depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety, or some other form of mental illness in the course of a year. Whether it is a friend, a colleague, or a family member, someone you know is experiencing a mental health disorder.

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Posted in Health, Vol 33 No 30 | 7/19-7/250 Comments

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