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When I started reading Anchee Min's latest memoir, "The Cooked Seed," I presumed there would be many commonalities between her life journey in America and mine. We both emigrated from Shanghai — Min came over to the United States as a student in...
Like many World War II veterans, he speaks modestly about his service. He is quiet and a polite listener, not the kind to draw attention to himself. But a few months ago, as he visited the National WWII Museum in New Orleans, other veterans noticed...
1) Wild Rice 370 Main Ave. Norwalk (203) 849-1688 wildrice999.com 2) Ching's Table 64 Main St. New Canaan (203) 972-8550 3) Sweet Basil Sushi & Pan Asian Cuisine 284 Black Rock Tpke. Fairfield (203) 384-8888
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This list is not all-inclusive American Contemporary Adelle's Fine American Fare 535 W. Liberty Drive, Wheaton 630-784-8015 Pick from a small plate to start, choosing such things as cured gravlax with crabmeat and fennel or sautéed shrimp...
Allentown police are looking for two men, one armed with a gun, who robbed a Chinese restaurant as it was closing late Monday, police said. The two men wearing ski masks and black clothing entered the Great Wall Chinese Restaurant, 1124 Union Blvd.,...
A lone paparazzo stood under a neon sign just outside the large red doors of Chi Lin on Sunset Boulevard, where the new Chinese restaurant opened Monday night. He looked around, camera ready, reminding patrons they were on the Westside. Alas, there were...
The Hartford CourantAvi Szapiro was living in Brooklyn, working as a restaurant and food consultant, when New Haven beckoned. A colleague, who was consulting on a restaurant concept for some street-level space in the old Taft Hotel building, asked Szapiro to travel to the...
In “Red Azalea,” her best-selling 1994 memoir, Anchee Min told the compelling story of her childhood and early adulthood in China during the Cultural Revolution. The daughter of former teachers who were reassigned to jobs as manual laborers in...
Chicago entrepreneurs Jason Lucash and Mike Szymczak managed to launch a line of audio products during the recession. Their folding cardboard speakers made Time magazine's 2009 list of best inventions. National television exposure on the "Today" show...
A long-standing dispute between the owners of two Chinese restaurants bearing the same name has made its way beyond Chicago's Chinatown neighborhood and into Cook County court. For more than three years, Triple Crown Restaurant at 2217 S. Wentworth Ave....
By the time Anchee Min made it to America in 1984, she was "considered a 'cooked seed' — no chance to sprout." As she explains in her new memoir, "I was 27 years old and life had ended for me in China. I was Madame Mao's trash, which meant I wasn'...
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Bill Cosby doesn't just want to entertain his fans. He wants to educate and inspire them, as well. On Sunday, the legendary comedian will share his life stories and humorous tales at Hard Rock Live in Hollywood. But please, don't refer to his 45-...
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