Asian TikToker’s video asking why he was the only Cracker Barrel diner given ‘fine china’ goes viral

An Asian TikTok user’s lighthearted take on being the only customer served food on a “fine China plate” at a restaurant has become a viral hit.

User @therealricemoney described a recent dining experience at a Cracker Barrel outlet in which his food was served on a ceramic plate.

The seven-second video, which has so far been viewed over 400,000 times, showed the user displaying the empty plate. In the caption, he asked for an explanation why “no one else got this plate.”

“Cracker Barrel why did you guys bring the only Asian guy in the restaurant a fine China plate,”

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An Understanding of Millennial Asian Taste, at Hupo

“This is bad to broadcast, but, for Hupo, COVID was at first a curse and then, well, an opportunity,” the thirty-one-year-old Jiawen Zhu said of the Sichuanese eatery he co-owns, which opened not long before the pandemic first besieged New York, in March, 2020. As many other Chinese restaurants shuttered, Zhu worked with a skeletal crew of three to keep the doors open. It likely helped, he said, that Hupo is situated in Long Island City, where a fivefold increase in Asian residents in the past decade has transformed the neighborhood. “When something as strange and destabilizing as a pandemic

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These 2 Bellevue neighborhoods are packed with great Asian food options. Here are 3 great places to try

Downtown Bellevue is packed with great Asian restaurants, with famous international chains like Haidilao, Din Tai Fung and The Dolar Shop set amid high-rise office buildings and apartments. But about 3 ½ miles east is another worthy Asian food destination: the Crossroads and Highlands neighborhoods.

The restaurants in this area of town aren’t as glitzy as those downtown, but the food is excellent, with strip malls offering fantastic Yunnan-style rice noodles, hot pot, thali platters and more. 

The heart of this Asian food mecca is probably the Bellevue Marketplace shopping center, which hosts 13 Asian restaurants, a location of

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Asian Food Fest this weekend

CINCINNATI (WXIX) – The 10th annual Asian Food Fest returns this weekend with 25 local Asian restaurants and establishments and live entertainment.

Sponsored by Kroger and Procter & Gamble, the event will run 11 a.m. to 10 a.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at the newly renovated Court Street Plaza. It’s on Court Street in downtown Cincinnati, between Vine and Walnut streets.

Asian Food Fest is free and open to the public.

This vibrant community festival celebrates culture and cuisine from Asian countries including Cambodia, China, Hawaii, India, Japan, Korea, Laos, Malaysia, Philippines, Nepal, Taiwan, Thailand and

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