Tag: Chinese food

  • Sriracha sauce will be hard to find this summer

    Sriracha sauce will be hard to find this summer

    You may find it difficult to find Sriracha on your store shelves this summer. Huy Fong Inc is warning its customers it anticipates a major shortage as a pepper shortage has forced it to shut down production, reports CNN Business. “Unfortunately, we can confirm that there is an unprecedented shortage of our products,” the company […]

  • LA gas stove ban may affect Chinese restaurants, Korean BBQ

    LA gas stove ban may affect Chinese restaurants, Korean BBQ

    As part of Los Angeles’ goal to be carbon neutral by 2045, the City Council passed a motion banning residential and commercial gas appliances in new buildings and homes. This ban would reduce carbon emissions, a move that helps combat climate change, reports Archinect. This would also have an effect on the Los Angeles food […]

  • Leftover noodles & rice blamed for amputation of teen’s legs & fingers

    Leftover noodles & rice blamed for amputation of teen’s legs & fingers

    Doctors are blaming leftover rice and lo mein, a Chinese noodle, after a teen from Massachusetts went into septic shock and had to have his legs and fingers amputated. Yahoo News reports he suffered multiple organ failure as well as vomiting, chills, chest pains, headaches, blurry vision, and neck stiffness. Doctors diagnosed him with meningococcal […]

  • Mom’s Care Package brings Comfort During Pandemic

    Mom’s Care Package brings Comfort During Pandemic

    By Barbara Yau, AsAmNews If you have an immigrant Chinese mom, there is a good chance that she never visits your home empty handed. She probably greets you at your door with several bags in hand filled with little knickknacks and all your favorite goodies. Because fears of COVID and anti-Asian attacks continue to be […]

  • Sunday Sizzle: Fried rice the way you want it

    Sunday Sizzle: Fried rice the way you want it

    Photos and story by Ether Yang, AsAmNews Staff Writer Fried rice – 5 ingredients – 15 minutes. I love my cheat day. Comfort food — Fried Rice. 5 ingredients — rice, eggs, onions, carrots, and peas — 15 minutes. Have not been out. Trying to keep NYC safe. Being stuck at home, I am desperate […]

  • Myth of Chinese Restaurant Syndrome: MSG redefined in 2020

    Myth of Chinese Restaurant Syndrome: MSG redefined in 2020

    Via Flickr Creative Commons by Stefan 2020 may go down as the year the myth of the Chinese Restaurant Syndrome finally went away. The medical community long ago dismissed concerns about the health impact of MSG, but it remained a popular belief. This year the Ajimonoto Group launched its Know MSG campaign to expose the […]

  • Jewish community won’t be denied a Chinese Christmas

    Jewish community won’t be denied a Chinese Christmas

    Photo via Wikimedia Creative Commons by Kennijima The Jewish tradition of marking Christmas with a visit to a Chinese Restaurant lived on this year for some despite the pandemic. With so many restaurants closed, Chinese ones included, what’s a Jew to do? Eating out at a Chinese restaurant has become a way for the Jewish […]

  • Customers Rally Around Reno Restaurant Owner

    Business skyrocketed this week at the Taiwan Restaurant in Reno, NV after the restaurant owner’s daughter tweeted asking for the public’s help. my mom has stage 3 parkinson’s and is trying to save up money so she can retire. business has been very slow at my parent’s restaurant recently, so if you’re craving fresh and […]

  • Andrew Zimmern Apologizes for Remarks on Chinese Restaurants

    Photo by Paul Hudson via Flickr Creative Commons (CC BY 2.0). Celebrity chef Andrew Zimmern apologized after he received backlash for making controversial comments about Chinese American restaurants, reports NBC News. In his interview with Fast Company published last week, Zimmern discussed the opening of Lucky Cricket, his latest Chinese restaurant in Minnesota, with plans […]

  • Asians Have Been Appropriating White Food, and it is a Good Thing

    By Lisa Dinh AsAmNews Intern   Amidst America’s contentious election, BuzzFeed recently published an article entitled, “17 Foods That White People Have Ruined.” Example foods from the article include “Pho with Broccoli and Quinoa” and “Nutella Samosas.” The popular piece gained over 1 million views and 602 comments. Its top-rated comment argues against the article’s […]