Category Archives: Asian

Momofuku Ma Peche

A few months ago, I learned a great new term. Eliza and I decided to go up to NYC and hang out with Jeff and Elizabeth at the Big Apple BBQ Block Party. Hearing this, one of my coworkers remarked,”Isn’t … Continue reading

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Asia Cafe: The Unwritten Rules

At Asia Cafe, it’s best not to ask the staff for recommendations. The typical response is a blank stare. But don’t fret. The first unwritten rule of ethnic food is that the harder it is to communicate with restaurant employees, … Continue reading

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Austin Food Truck Roundup: Asia Edition

I’ve had some photos stacking up lately, but no time to do proper writeups. So here’s a nice copout: a breezy tour through some of the recent additions to the food truck scene in Austin. Oddly enough, all of them … Continue reading

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Grand Sichuan International, New York NY

On our very last night in New York, we visited the small factory that is B&H to find a new camera lens and bag for Ben. Then we stumbled down 9th Avenue to Grand Sichuan International searching for some soup … Continue reading

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Takorea, Austin TX

The taco truck is no stranger to Austin, but the Korean taco trucks that have become popular in LA are a new development here. We recently checked out TaKorea, which is located on the southeast corner of the intersection of … Continue reading

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Madangsui, New York NY

One freezing cold night during our New York trip we met a group of friends at Madangsui for Korean bbq. We had to eat at 5:30 because The New York Times recently wrote it up as “Manhattan’s best Korean barbeque … Continue reading

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Momofuku Noodle Bar, New York NY

Momofuku Ando is the name of the man who invented instant ramen noodles. David Chang, of the “refined meathead” school of cooking, named his restaurants Momofuku, one assumes in tribute. On the other hand, Chang also says in his recently … Continue reading

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