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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New Miami Restaurant Openings Include Paperfish, Salt & Straw, and Miami Diner


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Another week, another round of new restaurants opening in Miami.

This week, check out handmade dumplings at Zitz Sum in Coral Gables. Or grab a scoop of Miami-inspired ice cream with the Coral Gables Salt & Straw.

Other openings include a new speakeasy-themed sushi restaurant, the expansion of Miami Diner in South Beach, and a delivery-only concept that specializes in pairing sandwiches with champagne.

Do you know of any openings that aren’t on our list? Let us know

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SoulGood Southern Diner in Cedar Rapids features family’s favorite dishes

Some people make New Year’s resolutions. And some people, like Brandon Campbell, take on new ventures in the new year.

In late January, Campbell — along with his wife, Samantha, and younger brother Angelo Baker — opened SoulGood Southern Diner on the southwest side of Cedar Rapids.

“SoulGood is simply inspired by decades of family recipes, soul, and the love put into preparing traditional African American and Asian cuisine dishes,” said Campbell of his new restaurant.

Campbell said he and his wife — with her Asian American background — have brought their ethnic dishes to family gatherings such as

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