chinese food

There is no such thing as “Chinese restaurant syndrome,” experts say — so why do Asian chefs have to keep telling us that?
These are the dishes first- and second-generation Chinese restaurant kids know not to order.
For us, simply gathering to eat can be an act of resistance.
What's that difficult-to-identify flavor in there? And who thinks up all of those fortunes? It's time we answered these questions once and for all.
No more getting the sides of your hands greasy digging deep into a takeout box, no more pouring food into unnecessary communal plates, just fold the takeout box' sides down and get right to grubbin'.
While Chinese New Year is always a special time, this particular cycle is the most special of all. Chinese New Year traditionally brings frenetic prayer and wishes for health, wealth, happiness and yet more wealth -- but 2012 has an added bonus.