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Chef Cristeta 'Cris' Comerford prepares a meal inside the White House kitchen July 17, 2002. In 2005, Comerford was named White House Executive Chef and the first woman to serve in the job. (Tina Hager/White House via Getty Images)

Cris Comerford is Filipino and Proud

An interview with the first woman and first minority executive chef of the White House. more
How has the economy affected your spending habits?

* I eat at home more often and pack a lunch
* I make a budget and stick to it
* I look for more bargains and sale items
* It hasn't affected my shopping habits at all Read more »

Chef Martin Yan is the star of 3,000 cooking shows and author of 30 cookbooks.
Chef Martin Yan on Chinese Cuisine
Star chef Martin Yan dishes with author and New York Times reporter Jennifer 8 Lee about the evolution of Chinese food. more
L to R: James Oseland, Litty Mathew, Chris Johnson. (Elsa Ruiz/Asia Society)
Wine and Spirits with Asian Cuisine: A Perfect Pairing!
A "spirited" discussion about pairing wine and spirits with Asian food. more
L to R: Andrew Lam, Chloe Dao, and Dai Huynh in Houston on Nov. 21, 2008.
Creativity and the Vietnamese American Experience
Does the ethnic lens add or limit? Prolific Vietnamese Americans share their insights. more
L to R: Andrew Lam, Chloe Dao, and Dai Huynh in Houston on Nov. 21, 2008.

Creativity and the Vietnamese American Experience

Does the ethnic lens add or limit? Prolific Vietnamese Americans share their insights. more
Pinakbet, a Filipino vegetable stew, is one of the dishes featured in Kulinarya: A Guidebook to Philippine Cuisine. (Alex van Hagen)
Kulinarya: Filipino Cuisine as a Global Brand
Filipino food isn't known as a world-class cuisine. That may soon change. more
Marrying Anita by Anita Jain (Bloomsbury, 2008).
Marriage in the New India: A Conversation with Anita Jain
A 30-something New Yorker travels to Delhi to find a husband. more
DJ Steve Aoki: 'I Am Japanese American'
DJ Steve Aoki talks about how important it was to have Asian role-models growing up. more
Q. What animal loves everybody? A. The mule, or raba. (Rabaa is the Japanese pronunciation of "lover")
What Makes Japanese Laugh?
A funny, anthropological look at Japanese identity through the study and industry of laughter. more