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Food equals love (and also memories of mom) — What dish by your mom was your favorite?

Food equals love (and also memories of mom) — What dish by your mom was your favorite?

In celebration of our mothers we asked staff and colleagues what was their favorite dish prepared by their moms. Here are some appetizing responses: “It’s a simple dish, but my mom always made me omelettes growing up. She would mix the eggs in a bowl with soy sauce, fish sauce, and green onions, and then […]

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Posted in Features 20, Food, Vol 34 No 20 | 5/9-5/150 Comments

“It’s Bao Time” — Taiwanese food truck in Seattle hits the streets

“It’s Bao Time” — Taiwanese food truck in Seattle hits the streets

By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly Earlier this year, Sean Jen quit his job at a consulting firm to start his own Taiwanese food truck. One of the few of its kind in Seattle, Jen wanted to honor his heritage as well as the food he enjoyed most. Growing up, food was very important to […]

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Posted in Business, Community News, Features, Features 20, Food, Profiles, Vol 34 No 20 | 5/9-5/150 Comments

Serenity and a full stomach — Girin: Offering a new Korean dining option in the city

Serenity and a full stomach — Girin: Offering a new Korean dining option in the city

By Andrew Kim Northwest Asian Weekly Aptly named after a Korean mythical creature that brings good luck, prosperity, and serenity, Girin looks to introduce Pioneer Square to the world of Korean cuisine – sensory overload with rich smells, vibrant colors, robust textures, and of course, a pleasant experience for your taste buds. As a Korean […]

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Posted in Food, Vol 34 No 19 | 5/2-5/80 Comments

Wayne’s Worlds — The Dumpling Complex

Wayne’s Worlds — The Dumpling Complex

By Wayne Chan Northwest Asian Weekly “What are you doing?”  I asked of my wife Maya, in a tone mixed between innocence and accusatory. “I’m pan frying some dumplings for the party,” she answered, matter of factly. The “party”, she was referring to, was the bi-weekly neighborhood gathering we affectionately refer to as “Yappy Hour,” […]

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Posted in Column: Wayne's Worlds, Food, Vol 34 No 15 | 4/4-4/100 Comments

Changing palates affect Alaska seafood sales in Japan

Changing palates affect Alaska seafood sales in Japan

By Jeanette Lee Falsey Alaska Dispatch News ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Satomi Inaba grew up eating her mother’s boiled fish and mackerel sushi, but like many younger Japanese consumers today favors turf over surf in her own kitchen. Seafood she considers more troublesome to prepare and, frankly, rather smelly. “Although I like (the) taste of […]

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Posted in Features 13, Food, Vol 34 No 13 | 3/21-3/270 Comments

Local Seattle sushi chef beats Bobby Flay on national TV

Local Seattle sushi chef beats Bobby Flay on national TV

By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly Local chef Taichi Kitamura, owner and chef of Sushi Kappo Tamura appeared on the Food Network’s “Beat Bobby Flay” TV show on March 5. It was a packed house at Tini Bigs Lounge for the viewing party of “Beat Bobby Flay” where folks gathered to watch and support Kitamura as he […]

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Posted in Community News, Features, Features 12, Food, Profiles, Vol 34 No 12 | 3/14-3/200 Comments

Did you know? — Wool, dairy, and even placenta: Facts about sheep

Did you know? — Wool, dairy, and even placenta: Facts about sheep

Compiled by Staff Northwest Asian Weekly Meat Sheep are multi-purpose animals, raised for their meat, milk, wool, hides, and skins. The most important product we get from sheep is meat. Meat is an important component of our diets, and lamb and mutton supply us with many of the vital vitamins and proteins we need for […]

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Posted in Cultures, Food, Vol 34 No 9 | 2/21-2/270 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

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

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

Korean businesses booted from the Exchange Building

Korean businesses booted from the Exchange Building

By Alia Marsha Northwest Asian Weekly The line at The Original Deli in downtown Seattle is usually full of businessmen and women grabbing

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Posted in Business, Features, Food, Profiles, Vol 33 No 8 | 2/15-2/210 Comments

China bans NW shellfish imports

China bans NW shellfish imports

SEATTLE (AP) – China has suspended imports of shellfish from the U.S. West Coast, cutting off one of the biggest export markets for Northwest companies and prompting fears of a months-long shutdown.

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Posted in Food, National News, Vol 32 No 52 | 12/21-12/270 Comments

New Year feasts from around Asia

New Year feasts from around Asia

By Zachariah Bryan Northwest Asian Weekly There are a lot of things to prepare when celebrating the Lunar New Year (as opposed to the Solar New Year, which is overrated), but perhaps the most important is the food.

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Posted in Cultures, Food, Vol 32 No 6 | 2/2-2/80 Comments

A Vietnamese Thanksgiving

A Vietnamese Thanksgiving

By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly The Vietnamese in the United States can easily identify with the Thanksgiving story.

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Posted in Cultures, Food, Vol 31 No 48 | 11/24-11/300 Comments

Beyond the Plate: The Asian lowdown on Seattle’s farmers markets

Beyond the Plate: The Asian lowdown on Seattle’s farmers markets

While I was enjoying a sunny Sunday afternoon at the Broadway Farmers Market, it occurred to me to follow up on NWAW’s first installment of “Beyond the Plate” with one on farmers markets. Many Asians I’ve spoken with have admitted to feeling removed or uninterested in farmers markets …

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Posted in Beyond the Plate, Food, Vol 31 No 34 | 8/18-8/240 Comments

My list of irresistible snacks

My list of irresistible snacks

By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly The best advice I can give to keep your weight down is to treat yourself while eating small portions. I’m lucky to be in the International District, where there are many snacks offered at reasonable prices. Here are a few of my favorites.

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Posted in Food, Vol 31 No 29 | 7/14-7/200 Comments

Beyond the Plate: Rainy day noshing from food blogs and beyond

Beyond the Plate: Rainy day noshing from food blogs and beyond

By Tiffany Ran Northwest Asian Weekly Last week, I went on a picnic — a “summer picnic” to be specific — and it rained. Weather aside, the food was great, but I was certain that our calling it a summer picnic caused the weather to get testy. So, it hasn’t been all sunshine these past […]

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Posted in Food, Vol 31 No 28 | 7/7-7/130 Comments

Cooking and eating with Mom — Food writers share stories about their mothers and food

Cooking and eating with Mom — Food writers share stories about their mothers and food

Compiled by Pat Tanumihardja For Northwest Asian Weekly For many, food is the link to cultural roots, the lens through which we view our

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Posted in Community News, Features, Food, Vol 31 No 20 | 5/12-5/181 Comment

A narrative: What does Lunar New Year mean?

A narrative: What does Lunar New Year mean?

By Tiffany Ran Northwest Asian Weekly As early as I can remember, I loved firecrackers.

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Posted in Cultures, Food, Vol 31 No 5 | 1/28-2/30 Comments

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