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Category: Food & Recipes

White House Executive Chef Cris Comerford prepares quinoa black bean and corn salad in the old family dining room of the White House, August 20, 2012. (Sonya N. Hebert/White House)

Celebrating Momofuku Ando, Godfather of Instant Ramen

The Google Doodle on March 5, 2015 paid tribute to the late Momofuku Ando. (Google)
Food & RecipesMultimedia

Today, Google commemorated the 105th birthday of the late Momofuku Ando, the inventor of ramen instant noodles, with a new Google Doodle. Here’s a look back at three ramen-focused Asia Society programs and features.

Here's How Families in Three Asian Countries Welcome the Lunar New Year

People release sky lanterns in Pinghsi, a township in Taiwan's northern Taipei County, to celebrate the annual Lantern Festival on Feb. 28, 2010. (Patrick Lin/AFP/Getty Images)
Current AffairsFood & Recipes

Happy Lunar New Year from Asia Society! As hundreds of millions travel home to celebrate with their families, here's a look at the legends, customs, and foods that mark the holiday in China, Korea, and Vietnam.

Interview: Five Things You Didn't Know About Matcha Tea

Matcha tea. (Michael Rose/Flickr)
Food & RecipesLifestyle

More than just a trendy Starbucks concoction, Japan's matcha tea is a versatile beverage with known health benefits. Connoisseur Eric Gower enlightens Asia Blog with some basics.

Californian Connoisseur Says There's Finally Good Chinese Food in New York City

Chinese food critic David Chan doing what he loves most. (Eric Chan)
Food & RecipesMultimedia

Chinese food authority David Chan looks back on his controversial 2012 list of the top 10 U.S. Chinese restaurants, and offers some thoughts on the evolution of Chinese cuisine in America.

How Governments Are Managing Food Safety as International Trade Grows

Delegates attend the APEC Sub-Committee on Standards and Conformance Food Safety Cooperation Forum Meeting in Surabaya, Indonesia on April 13, 2013.
Food & RecipesPolicy

Shom Sen, Asia Society's Jack Wadsworth Fellow, shares his perspective on how globalization is making it harder for governments to enforce food safety standards, and what governments and businesses can do to help improve food safety.

Look: Asia-Pacific Flags Made From Country-Appropriate Foods

The Indian flag made from curries, rice, and pappadum wafer.
Food & RecipesLifestyle

With the Olympic Winter Games right around the corner, and national pride about to hit a fever pitch, we thought we'd get the conversation started with a pastime everybody can get behind: Eating!

Photo of the Day: Savory Sides in China

A busy vendor stacks side dishes for hungry customers at an outdoor street market in Shanghai, China on December 1, 2013. (Tahiat Mahboob/ Flickr)
Food & RecipesMultimedia

A busy vendor stacks side dishes for hungry customers at an outdoor street market in Shanghai, China on December 1, 2013. (Tahiat Mahboob/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Selling Dried Goods in Thailand

A shopkeeper is surrounded by her dried goods and wares at an indoor market in Bangkok, Thailand on January 1, 2014. (Tord Sollie/ Flickr)
Food & RecipesMultimedia

A shopkeeper is surrounded by her dried goods and wares at an indoor market in Bangkok, Thailand on January 1, 2014. (Tord Sollie/ Flickr)

From Iran to Ramen, Asia Society's Most Popular Blog Posts of 2013

A bowl of happiness from Totto Ramen in New York City. (Jason Lam/Flickr)
Food & RecipesLifestyle

Hopefully you have room for one more end-of-the-year list. Take a look back and see what Asia Blog posts got people talking in 2013.

Five Creative Ways the Internet is Changing the Way Asian People Eat

A ramen burger. (mmyoso/Flickr)
Food & RecipesLifestyle

It's not just about taking pictures of food — cuisine mashups, popup eateries, and social awareness campaigns all play a role in 21st-century dining. Panel discussion and tasting for the ramen burger at Asia Society New York this Wednesday, December 18.