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"The New Persian Kitchen" (Ten Speed Press, 2013) by Louisa Shafia (L). (lucidfood.com/Stephen Scott Gross)

Interview: Food Writer Louisa Shafia Brings 'New Persian Kitchen' Into Every Home

On the eve of Norouz, Louisa Shafia, author of "Lucid Food" and the upcoming "The New Persian Kitchen," shares her insights into Persian food and hospitality. more
Jason Yang and fellow musicians perform the theme to HBO's "Game of Thrones" in New York City on February 18, 2013. (HBO)

Video: Violinist Jason Yang Uses Talent to Build Hype for 'Game of Thrones'

Taiwanese-American electric violinist Jason Yang, fresh off 'The Colbert Report' with Lil Buck, also performed the 'Game of Thrones' theme song for an HBO event. more
Chicken-based tori paitan broth at Totto Ramen in New York, N.Y. (Keizo Shimamoto)

Multimedia: 'Ramen Dreams' Chef Picks His Five Best Ramen Joints in United States

A ramen fanatic who consumes an estimated 600 bowls a year picks his best ramen spots in America. more
L to R: Animation director Erik-Jan De Boer, director Ang Lee, actor Suraj Sharma, composer Mychael Danna, and cinematographer Claudio Miranda attend the 20th Century Fox Academy Award Nominees Celebration on February 24, 2013 in Hollywood, California. (Imeh Akpanudosen/Getty Images)

Watch Asia Make its Mark at the Oscars, Past and Present

As Ang Lee and 'Argo' took home big honors last night, we reflect on the Asian impression left on the Academy Awards. more
Charles "Lil Buck" Riley (L) teaches Stephen Colbert how to jook Thursday, February 21, 2013, in New York.

Video: Lil Buck Dances From Memphis to China to Stephen Colbert

Watch a variety of videos featuring Charles "Lil Buck" Riley, who traveled to China in 2011 with Asia Society's Center on U.S.-China Relations and recently appeared on The Colbert Report. more
Yao Ming during his interview at Asia Society Texas Center on February 12. (Douglas Bolduc/Asia Society)

Video: Yao Ming Talks Hoops, Animals and Wine in Texas

Former Houston Rocket (and budding vigneron) Yao Ming makes his first visit to Asia Society Texas Center since attending the groundbreaking in 2008. more
Ernest Zacharevic leaving his mark with vibrant street art in George Town, Penang. "Boy on a Bike" is a mural on the wall along Ah Quee Street. (Catherine Mar)

Photos: Malaysian Street Art With an Interactive Twist

Catherine Mar photographs the interactive street art of Lithuanian-born artist Ernest Zacharevic, which transforms ordinary urban environments in Penang, Malaysia. more
Folded dumplings filled with sweet potatoes, waiting to be deep-fried. (Tahiat Mahboob)

Photos: What Are You Eating on Lunar New Year? Instagram Us at #AsiaSocietyLNY

On the eve of Lunar New Year. Asia Blog wants to see what you'll be eating to ring in the Year of the Snake. Instagram us your photos with #AsiaSocietyLNY. more

Video: Who Will Be China's Psy?

Author Jonathan Campbell says that if Chinese rock 'n' roll were to take off globally, he hopes it would be in "a more serious way" than just "a crazy video with a silly dance." more
Then-New York Knick Jeremy Lin (#17) in action at New York City's Madison Square Garden on March 16, 2012. (Al Bello/Getty Images)

Photos: From Linsanity to Galloping Gangnam, a Look Back at Asia in 2012

As the world bids 2012 adieu, we look back at some of the year's most memorable people and events from Asia. more