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Photos: Taiwanese Beef Noodle Soup
Our sold-out dinner event in San Francisco was a hit with noodle connoisseurs and newbies alike. more
Floating (Dir. Huang Weikai. 2005)
Documentary Film Series: Visions of a New China
Sept. 25 - Oct. 29: Nine documentaries made between 2005 and 2011 shed light on experiences across social and economic classes. more
Yao Ming receives an award from Charles C. Foster, Chairman of the Asia Society Texas Center, at the Texas Center's annual Tiger Ball in Houston in 2010. (Jeff Fantich Photography)
Walking With a Giant: The Yao Ming I Know
Charles C. Foster, Chairman of the Asia Society Texas Center, shares his thoughts on professional basketball star — and personal friend — Yao Ming, who announced his retirement from the NBA's Houston Rockets last week in Shanghai. more
Socially Conscious Designers at AsiaStore
Asia Store is hosting a showcase of socially conscious designers. Open Monday through Sunday. more
Wine Boom in Hong Kong
Join Asia Society New York for a food and wine reception and wine tasting to celebrate Hong Kong's emergence as a regional wine hub. more
Ramen experts discuss the exciting new trend in the US, while Chef Shigeto Kamada demonstrates the culinary art. (5 min., 23 sec.)
Ramen Fever
Video: Ramen fanatics enjoy a discussion, demonstration and tasting at Asia Society New York. more
Yoshitaka Mori of the Tokyo University of the Arts at Asia Society's DiY symposium in New York on November 14, 2010. (Asia Society)
The DIY Spirit in Japanese Popular Culture
How Japanese artists have traditionally forged ahead with their own do-it-yourself communities. more