Tag Archives: Chinatown

Secret Service

Secret Chinese menu Hop Woo, Chinatown L.A. In the new vernacular, sitting down for a meal at a Chinese restaurant and having your chopsticks automatically replaced with a fork is referred to as being “whited”. Of course, one could argue … Continue reading

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A Thanksgiving Story

Chinese Turkey Hop Woo – Chinatown, Los Angeles, California As the head of the of the Parker household I have a responsibility to my family to make sure the holidays go off without a hitch – maintaining that blasted, stupid … Continue reading

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Shine On Harvest Moon

Mid-Autumn Moon Festival Chinatown, Los Angeles, California China marks the autumn equinox with the Moon Festival (also known as the Mid-Autumn, Lantern Festival or Mooncake festival). The celebration is traditionally held on the 15th of the 8th lunar month, although … Continue reading

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We Celebrate When The Gang’s All Here

Chinatown Summer Nights Los Angeles, California L.A. boasts a decent sized Chinatown, yet it is often culturally overlooked by the rest of the city. This recently prompted several civic organizations to plan and sponsor a festival spanning four Saturday nights … Continue reading

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It’s Not Easy Eating Green

Chinatown, San Francisco, California Frog with Tender Greens (Uncle’s Cafe) I have long been fascinated with Asian cuisine, a wonderland for the senses – the aromas, the explosion of tastes, the colorful and unusual presentations. San Francisco’s Chinatown is said … Continue reading

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