10 South Asian Food Brands & Chefs Shaking Up the Culinary World

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South Asian influences can be found everywhere, but especially through food. Food is a labor of love. For South Asians, feeding and entertaining is part of the culture. No one goes to sleep hungry—ever. To honor the delectable cuisines of South Asia, I decided to dig below the surface to find South Asian chefs, business owners and innovators that are putting modern twists on traditional cuisines, filling much-needed holes in the food industry and creating an inclusive place to share and celebrate South Asian food. It’s time to expand your mind and your palate. 

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Travel the world with your taste buds in Tri-Cities as eateries offer global cuisine

It may not be unique to the Tri-Cities area, but you can travel around the world here with your taste buds leading the way.

Many small- to mid-size cities likely have an array of restaurant choices that deliver cuisine considered “worldly.”

If that’s true, maybe we don’t need to travel across the country or world to enjoy the culinary delights of other regions or nations.

However, there is a significant learning curve in finding out what food from other countries tastes like and what makes it stand out for some.

I know Italian, Mexican, Chinese and Thai fare, but they

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World Cuisine Recipes

The World’s Best 50 Restaurants is a list produced by UK media company William Reed Business Media , which initially appeared in the British journal Restaurant , primarily based on a poll of worldwide cooks , restaurateurs , gourmands and restaurant critics Along with the main ranking, the organisation awards a sequence of special prizes for individuals and restaurants, including the One To Watch award, the Lifetime Achievement Award and the Chefs’ Selection Award, the latter based on votes from the fifty head cooks from the restaurants on the earlier year’s record. Formerly generally known as Weight Watchers , this … Read More

Queer wedding planning at the end of the world

August 12, 2021, 9:40 a.m.

Hello Michael & T,

Re: your atypical wedding menu —

  • 1 entree is Indian
  • 1 entree is Chinese
  • 1 side is Korean
  • 1 side is local California farm-to-table 

I suggest something clean and green for the last dish (asparagus???). Might cleanse the palate after all these bold flavors.


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September 10, 2021, 3:56 a.m.

Hi sweetie,

See email below from Aunt Maya about Rohingya refugees displaced by hurricanes in Bangladesh. She is doing so much for these abused people (more like traumatized for generations!). Help if you can —

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