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Cincinnati Asian Food Festival Announces Dates, Record Number of Vendors | Food & Drink Events | Cincinnati

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Cincinnati’s Asian Food Fest has announced a record-breaking lineup of food vendors for its 2023 festival.

In its 12th year, Cincinnati Asian Food Fest will feature a record 39 restaurants and food trucks. The festival’s “Secret Menu” will expand to 10, making for a total of 49 food vendors representing 15 countries.

“Asian Food Fest is becoming known as a cultural destination,” said Rob Weidle, lead event manager for Asian Food Fest. “We are seeing attendees from across the country come to the Cincinnati region to indulge in some amazing food and experience

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T&T’s arrival will spice up the increasingly Asian flavour of Oxford and Wonderland

An Asian grocery giant is coming to London, and no one is happier than Lester Hornilla. 

CBC News has learned that T&T Supermarket is opening in the retail space vacated by Food Island at Oxford Street West and Wonderland Road. T&T is a large, fast-growing B.C.-based chain owned by Loblaw Companies and has 31 stores across four provinces.

A chef at Fanshawe College, Hornilla was born in the Philippines. While living in Toronto, he developed a taste for foods from every corner of Asia, from the flavours of his birth country to Korean bulgogi (barbecue beef) and Chinese dim sum. 

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Rice N Roll owners to head up exciting new Asian food space in Bay View

An empty lot in Bay View is slated to be transformed into a multi-business development which includes four Asian restaurants and a pedestrian friendly community space.

Construction on the project located at 2159-2161 S. Kinnickinnic Ave., the property between C-Viche and The Backyard, is currently underway with completion currently slated for July of 2023. 

Behind the development are JJ Lert, Tammy Lert, and Tony Kora, who operate Rice N Roll Bistro, 1952 N. Farwell Ave., and Kin by Rice N Roll at 7484 W. State St. in Wauwatosa.

Kora says that the owners have been entertaining

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After 6-year wait, Asian Foods celebrates full opening on Staten Island

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — To the crashes of a cymbal and gongs on a traditional tanggu drum, lion dancers shimmied and pranced through the aisles of Asian Foods on Saturday morning. The commotion delighted shoppers and workers at the Mariners Harbor supermarket at its official grand opening celebration at 2343 Forest Ave.

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Hanging Peking ducks in the barbecue department (Staten Island Advance/Pamela Silvestri)

The festivities brought relief to owner Jonathan Chan, who opened the 9,990-square foot store earlier this year. This operation is almost six years in the making after a relocation from a South Avenue strip mall starting in

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Ground Beef Ramen Noodles Recipe: An Asian Slow-cooker Recipe That’s Mouth Watering | Asian Recipes

Ramen noodles are one of my favorite things. There’s nothing like a big bowl of ramen for lunch or dinner. I also love cooking with ramen noodles, like my ramen beef and broccoli, five-minute chicken ramen soup with dill and creamy ramen sausage skillet. This slow-cooker ground beef ramen noodle recipe was the latest recipe I tried using dry ramen noodles. This Asian recipe packs a lot of flavor!

The ramen noodle recipe is a cinch to make. Brown some ground beef in a skillet and put it into a
slow cooker. Add matchstick carrots, chopped red bell

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The Delicious Universe of Asian Culinary Comics

Illustrator Linda Yi’s recipe for “smacked cucumber,” a classic summertime Chinese snack, is more than a list of ingredients and instructions. It’s a full-color comic strip, complete with speech bubbles offering supportive cooking advice, sound effects (“SMACK!”) and a cat and panda beating up a cucumber.

When it comes to telling stories about food, “there’s so much that you can do with both words and pictures,” Yi says. Across North America, a generation of Asian cartoonists have come to the same conclusion. The last decade has seen a flurry of illustrated Korean cookbooks, one-panel satirical comics about South Asian chai,

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