LAs

L.A.’s main Chinese drag awaits California COVID reopening

As California prepared to fully reopen, business at YungHo, a Taiwanese breakfast cafe on Valley Boulevard in San Gabriel, was almost back to normal.

Customers streamed in to pick up fried turnip cakes, rice porridge and youtiao, a churro-like fried dough, to go. A science teacher placed a large order of black sesame mochi and warm soy milk to celebrate her last Zoom class.

But the phone constantly rang with people asking questions that hinted at the upheaval of the last year: “Are you open for indoor dining?” “What items are still on the menu?”

Manager Andrew Zhang gives change to a customer at YungHo cafe.

Manager Andrew Zhang gives

Read More

SAHARA Las Vegas announces partnership with Mr Yum









 

SAHARA Las Vegas announces partnership with Mr Yum


13 April 2021







(PRESS RELEASE) — SAHARA Las Vegas announces their multi-venue partnership with Mr Yum, the burgeoning mobile menu startup born out of Melbourne, Australia. Through this partnership, SAHARA Las Vegas becomes the first property in Las Vegas to offer the innovative in-venue digital ordering technology, as well as one of the first in the U.S.

This addition marks the latest hospitality innovation spearheaded by SAHARA Las Vegas as the property continues to

Read More

Resorts World Las Vegas unveils hawker-inspired street food market

LAS VEGAS — A street food market coming to The Strip this summer will put on display dishes made with recipes imported straight from Asia’s bustling culinary scene.

Famous Foods Street Eats will open at Resorts World Las Vegas in late June or early July and offer guests a wide selection of authentic cuisines from Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and beyond.

Inspired by the hawker-style food centers of Singapore, this 24,000-square-foot hall will have dishes at 16 stalls from top chefs and restaurateurs.

Here’s a look at the stalls guests can expect when Resorts World opens. 

Coming to Resorts World Las Vegas is a hawker-inspired food hall called Famous Foods Street Eats, and it will offer guests a wide selection of authentic cuisines from Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and beyond.

Ah Chun: Traditional Chinese Shandong 

Read More

How L.A.’s Asian-American Businesses Are Faring Amid Hate Crime Surge

Restaurants and neighborhoods like Little Tokyo contend with a rise of racist incidents as celebrities come together to raise funds for struggling eateries.

Shirley Chung, a Top Chef finalist and owner of Culver City’s Ms. Chi Cafe, recalls an incident last year in which a group of diners made her staff sanitize their outdoor table — twice. “It was very passive-aggressive racism against us,” says Chung, a Chinese American who says she now goes far above health requirements to overcome the racist connections some people make between COVID-19 and Asian people. “I stepped

Read More