V.22 No.39 | 9/26/2013
Rowdy’s Dream Blog #313: A Chinese Restaurant Opened in My House
I fly our single engine plane, low, into town, causing an ex-girlfriend to swerve on her bike. Our home now hosts a new, bad, Chinese restaurant. There is a neon sign out front. Our special is seaweed served in little packets. I note that "a neon sign does not a Chinese restaurant make."
V.20 No.7 | 2/17/2011
Cooking With Tea
Brew a world of flavor from this versatile plant
Tea has had multiple applications for centuries—but only recently by Westerners—as an exciting component in Asian cooking: to infuse flavors into meats, jazz up marinades and sauces, and to create broths and garnishes. Here, food writer Mina Yamashita shares one of her favorite recipes.
V.19 No.6 | 2/11/2010
Q: A while ago you mentioned that you don't mind monosodium glutamate. Since I regard MSG to be nothing less than evil incarnate, please explain.