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Sitting at home tonight in my apartment in Sanlitun neighborhood of Beijing, I sit with a glass of Laphroaig, listening to The XX‘s album CoExist, while fireworks crack and pow through the night and bounce off [...]

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Shanghai, China — Prior to living and traveling China, I’d never cooked a whole fish. My mother always bought whole fish then fried, baked, broiled, or boiled it for our family, but much to her dismay, I’ve been the sort who buys the fillet of salmon or halibut to grill on a pan. I’ve just always found the idea quite [...]

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Last week, I finally had the privilege of trying out Shanti’s sand ginger chicken over a girly dinner. Needless to say, I stuffed myself . The next day as I was grocery shopping, I came across half a chicken looking [...]

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I learned this intoxicatingly delicious dish in Chengdu, Sichuan. The recipe is from Shandong, but Jiang Yi, the home chef, is from Sichuan. Jiang Yi’s friend once cooked this dish for [...]

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One of my favorite things to eat at a Sichuan restaurant is liángfěn. Liángfěn is a starch jelly made from mung bean. It is a cloudy, translucent white jelly sold like tofu then cut into pieces adequate for chopsticks to [...]

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我非常喜欢面食,馒头面条都是我都喜欢。其中面条是我的最爱。平常经常吃煮鲜面条,有时会煮意大利面吃。这次,用了妈妈的做法做了煎茄子,与番茄一起做成酱料,浇在煮好的通心粉上,算是中西合璧吧,非常好吃!

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Beijing, China — While traveling through Yunnan, I stayed at a hostel in Kunming in a co-ed dormitory. One backpacker, now friend, took notice of me editing food and family photos I’d taken. Allex Fereira (

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My nephew and aspiring chef, Jordan, taught me how to break down a chicken properly. In the past, I’d hack up a chicken and throw the whole thing in my pressure cooker, add some celery, carrot, and onion then let it boil for an hour. I decided [...]

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