Tuesday, 23 September 2014

Category: East Asian

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Korean BBQ and Wine: A Fine Pairing?

Korean BBQ and Wine: A Fine Pairing?

More Korean BBQ restaurants are offering expanded wine selections to their customers, which is helping sales, Korea Daily reports.

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Ask for Help, Korean Families Told

Ask for Help, Korean Families Told

Local politicians and Korean social services organizations recently urged Korean families to ask for help to avoid tragedies such as the murder-suicide that took place on September 9 in Flushing, Korea Times reports.

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Korean Instruction at Baruch?

Korean Instruction at Baruch?

Students in the Korean club at Baruch College are urging the introduction of Korean instruction at the school, Korea Daily reports.

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Parents Criticize Asian-Only Kindergarten Class

Parents Criticize Asian-Only Kindergarten Class

An article in the English-language version of The Korea Times reports that parents at a school in Queens are disturbed by the fact that one kindergarten class consists entirely of Chinese and Korean students.

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Chinese-Venezuelan Family Sells Arepas in Queens

Chinese-Venezuelan Family Sells Arepas in Queens

Queens Courier profiles the Chinese-Venezuelan family behind TuArepa Pizza Cafe, which recently expanded its pizza menu to include Venezuelan dishes.

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Tim Wu Shares Views with World Journal

Tim Wu Shares Views with World Journal

Lieutenant governor hopeful Tim Wu expressed his views on a number of topics of interest to the Chinese community at World Journal's editorial offices.

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A Stretch of Mott Street Remembered

A Stretch of Mott Street Remembered

An article in The China Press describes Chinatown of a century ago, where the Port Arthur Chinese Restaurant and the merchant Soy Kee & Co. did business at 7-9 Mott St.

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Strumming a Single String Lute for Straphangers

Strumming a Single String Lute for Straphangers

Zongli Lu, originally from Canton, China, has revived an ancient art by playing a single string lute at the Chinatown subway station, Sing Tao Daily reports.

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‘Lolita’ Fashion Comes to the Lower East Side

‘Lolita’ Fashion Comes to the Lower East Side

Child-like? Cute? Elegant? This Japanese fashion trend has avid followers.

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Tasty Fuzhou Mooncakes for Mid-Autumn Festival

Tasty Fuzhou Mooncakes for Mid-Autumn Festival

Sing Tao Daily looks at the Fuzhou mooncake – a pastry from Fujian province in China – and how it has become a staple on Chinatown shelves.

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Biking for Sewol

Biking for Sewol

Korea Daily reports on the long bicycle journey across the U.S. taken by a Columbia University student to commemorate the Sewol ferry disaster.

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