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Interview: What it Was Like to Travel to Iran With Andy Warhol in 1976

Andy Warhol in Iran in Isfahan, Iran, in 1976. (Bob Colacello)

"I have to tell you, Andy liked to stay in his hotel room and call New York, order room service," said Bob Colacello.

Interview: The Fearless Duo Who Brought the World's Largest Boba Cup to Los Angeles

Albert Chu (L) and Patricia Huang (R) stand in front of Giant Boba Cup ahead of the unveiling ceremony at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California on August 3, 2013. (626 Night Market)

It's time to think big or #DRINKBIG. Learn about how 626 Night Market's Patricia Huang and Albert Chu constructed the world's largest boba cup in two months.

Interview: 'Noodle Road' Author Travels Silk Road on Journey Through Pasta's Past


After eating her way from China to Italy, chef and author Jen Lin-Liu says that "one of the most alluring things about noodles" is "how varied they are."

Video: That Time Jeremy Lin Mistook New York's Koreatown for Times Square

'Linsanity' (2013)

The makers of the documentary Linsanity offer up some behind-the-scenes stories to the Asian American International Film Festival crowd at Asia Society in New York.

From NES to Wii U: A Nostalgic Look Back at 30 Years of Nintendo [Photos/Video]


The Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) turns 30 today! Nintendo revolutionized the video game industry in 1983 and has since raised its global profile to become among Japan's most valuable companies.

Interview: Food Writer Diana Kuan Gets Creative with Chinese Cuisine

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The author of The Chinese Takeout Cookbook dishes to Asia Society about trying new flavors, from New York City to Beijing — and divulges her current top spots for soup dumplings and dim sum.

Photos: Australian Chef Lance Seeto's Take on Healthy Eating — the Fijian Way

Thai chicken and galangal soup (Tom Kha Gai) – a classic Thai soup made from chicken stock, Suva-grown fresh galangal and fresh coconut cream, with bamboo shoots and baby corn. (
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Born in Papua New Guinea, with Australian-Chinese roots, Chef Lance Seeto explores traditional Fijian cuisine and reimagines a philosophy of healthy eating for the 21st century.

Photos: Hong Kong Takes to the Waves for Annual Dragon Boat Race

Competitors paddle vigorously at the Aberdeen Dragon Boat Races on June 12, 2013 in Hong Kong. (Jessica Hromas/Getty Images)

Slideshow: the latest observation of a colorful festival stretching back 2,000 years.

Interview: Filmmaker Focuses on Sriracha, the Condiment with a Cult Following

Production of Sriracha Hot Chili Sauce at Huy Fong Food’s Rosemead, CA facility. (Griffin Hammond)

On a mission to share the origins of Sriracha Hot Chili Sauce, video producer Griffin Hammond embarks on a new documentary about the hottest (in several senses) condiment around.

Interview: Pakistani Squash Star Maria Toorpakai Wins Victories On- and Off-Court

Maria Toorpakai, currently ranked #49 among the world's women squash players. (

The outspoken young athlete, a force for women's right to play sports, tells Asia Society, "Squash is a medium for me to make a positive change in the world."