Asia Food Co.




From a karaoke bar to expansive grocery stores, this Cleveland neighborhood offers something for everyone.

Asiatown might be known for its restaurants offering up authentic Asian cuisine, but there’s so much more to this Cleveland neighborhood. From a karaoke bar, dance studio, expansive grocery stores and tightknit community, it is home to more than 2,000 residents including immigrants and U.S. citizens of Asian descent. “AsiaTown is special because we have such a diverse community and businesses,” says Karis Tzeng, director of AsiaTown

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For many of us, when the mercury rises, the impulse to generate any additional heat in our kitchens declines. But that doesn’t mean we’re not interested in eating well, flavor or health wise. “No cook” doesn’t always have to mean salads—though there are some great ones—nor should it mean just grabbing for a bag of potato chips. Neither does it have to mean “no intrigue” or “not capable of feeding more than one.” Meal prepping and batch cooking are still valuable for saving time in an active summer schedule.

If you are a meal prep deity

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In the past few years, Filipino food has finally begun to get its due in the U.S. If you haven’t tried cooking this flavor-packed Southeast Asian cuisine in your own kitchen yet, here’s what you’ll need to get started (plus what to make with it).

For pointers, we went to top Filipino chefs around the country to learn the essentials of Filipino cooking. From Brian Hardesty of St. Louis’ Guerrilla Street Food and

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The story of chef Ivan Torres has been told in some of San Antonio’s best kitchens. Just 26, the owner of the Mexican-Asian fusion food trailer Mai-O-Mai already has worked the stoves with chefs Geronimo Lopez at Botika, Luca Della Casa at Nonna Osteria and Steve McHugh at Landrace.

But like so many upwardly mobile chefs, Torres wanted something to call his own. Drawn to Asian cooking by the Peruvian-Chinese-Japanese menagerie at Botika and influenced by the food he grew up eating as a San Antonio native, he lit the fires on an idea to fuse Mexican and Asian styles.

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Despite its poor reputation in the west​ due to sustainability concerns, palm oil is one of the most common food products used in the APAC F&B industry, penetrating almost every possible sector from bakery to snacks to beverages.

According to edible oils brand Mewah, at present the use of palm oil is extremely widespread both geographically and in terms of applications, so much so that completely replacing it at this juncture would be a near-impossible attempt.

“Palm oil is currently consumed by over three billion people in some 150 countries [and] virtually every sector within the Asian food industry is

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Restaurateur and chef Salil Mehta is expanding his Southeast Asian restaurant footprint in NYC. After opening hit restaurants Laut, near Union Square, and Laut Singapura, in Gramercy Park, Mehta is gearing up to open Wau, a new Upper West Side establishment, at the corner of Amsterdam Avenue and West 81st Street, on Thursday, September 9. This time around he’s focusing on showcasing kampung-style and comfort food dishes from Malaysia and Indonesia.

Diners familiar with Mehta’s restaurants will find several similarities on the menu with dishes like the Malaysian curry and rice dish nasi lemak, the Indonesian fried rice dish nasi

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