Where would one find the best Truffle Pasta in all of Rome? Many would think at a generationally owned family restaurant in some small alley. Or possibly at a fancier establishment. Believe it or not, this gem could also be found at the Roma Termini Main Station food court 'Il Merkato Centrale'. YES, the Central Train/Bus Station where [...]
My article "Changing Faces: How Immigration and Food Forever Changed the San Gabriel Valley", a proof that Immigrants Make America Great. Published in ARE Magazine, Summer Edition 2017, read it here.
My absolute favorite food in the whole wide world is a bowl of Beef Noodle Soup. This is my ultimate go-to comfort food, my guilty pleasure. Any time of the day, any season of the year. There are various versions in which I rarely discriminate against as I appreciate them all, as long as heart and [...]
"Noodletown" is a show I write & co-host all about Food, Culture & Neighborhood in Asian Neighborhoods throughout the United States. On our 7th episode, my co-host Jim Park & I visit Koreatown, Los Angeles. This is our most informative and best episode to date. We arrive conveniently via Metro Station stop at Western & Wilshire. [...]
AREAA's Noodle Town | Episode 4: Waikiki Jim Park and Jacki Ueng explore Waikiki, Hawaii to learn about the Food, Culture and Neighborhood. Visits in this Oahu Travel and Food Show include a visit to Ramen Nakamura, specialized Martini's at Roy's Hawaiian Fusion, and Food Trucks at Honolulu Night Market.
According to the 2010 United States Census, Filipinos make up about 18% of National City's population. Many of the Filipino restaurants, groceries, and other commercial buildings are centered around 8th Street and Plaza Boulevard in National City. In our 3rd episode of Noodle Town, Jim Park and I explore "Filipino Town" or "Little Manila", National [...]
Jim Park and I explore "China Town", Las Vegas, Nevada, to learn about the Food, Culture and Neighborhood with AREAA Las Vegas Chapter members, Sherwin Escuanela & Michael Payne. Las Vegas's Chinese population began to boom starting in the 1960s and by the 1990s which grew to a population of 15,000 with the majority working in [...]