Asian food

Shrimp And Mountain Yam Tamago Recipe

A savory Japanese omelet recipe to make at home
Apr 21, 2014 3:00 pm
shrimp tamago recipe

Tamago, or "grilled egg," is a type of Japanese omelet. It can be served with rice and seaweed as nigiri, and is often enjoyed as a bridge between savory and sweet courses during a sushi meal. A particularly well-made piece of tamago can even bring one to tears. Just watch Jiro Dreams of Sushi. The recipe, after the jump.

13 Best Dishes In The East San Gabriel Valley

It's an Asian food mecca outside Los Angeles
Apr 7, 2014 1:00 pm

The San Gabriel Valley, a sprawling area east of downtown L.A. that encompasses almost 300 square miles, houses the best regional Chinese cuisine in the U.S., plus impressive representatives from countries like Vietnam, Japan, and Indonesia. Here are 13 of the east’s best dishes.

10 Iconic Dishes To Hunt For In Hue, Vietnam

Eating around Vietnam’s Imperial City
Apr 2, 2014 9:00 am

With such a rich history, Hue claims home to several distinctive dishes — from delicate creations created to please the appetites of Nguyen feudal lords, emperors (and their hundreds of wives) — to sausages with complex, explosive and satisfying flavors. Here are the dishes our contributor saw, and ate again and again, on a recent visit to Hue.

15 Best Dishes In The West San Gabriel Valley

It's an Asian food mecca outside Los Angeles
Mar 24, 2014 9:00 am

The San Gabriel Valley is a sprawling area east of downtown Los Angeles that encompasses almost 300 square miles and nearly 40 cities. The valley’s culinary tapestry includes the nation’s best regional Chinese cuisine, and strong representation from countries like Vietnam, Japan and Indonesia. We start in the western San Gabriel Valley, which runs east to the 605 Freeway. Here are 15 of the west’s best dishes.

9 Places To Eat And Drink Incredibly Well In Hong Kong

There's so much food buzz in Asia's Skyscraper City
Feb 25, 2014 3:00 pm

You already know all about the Rolex shops, rooftop bars and high-rise hotels. But there is more to Asia’s Skyscraper City than meets the Chanel eyewear. From the best dim sum on earth to star-studded international imports, the Chinese city-state is one of the world’s most exciting places to eat right now. It's Fantasy Travel Week on Food Republic, so here are 9 places to eat and drink incredibly well in Hong Kong.

The 50 Best Restaurants In Asia 2014 List Revealed And Bangkok Is On Top

Thai chef David Thompson takes top honors
Feb 24, 2014 1:37 pm

In a ceremony earlier today in Singapore, the list for the top 50 restaurants in Asia were revealed and, as expected, there were some surprises (as any BEST IN THE WORLD lists will tend to produce). Bangkok chef David Thompson locked the #1 position for his restaurant, Nahm. Thompson is widely considered the father of modern Thai cooking and was previously the first chef to be awarded a Michelin star for Thai cooking in Europe. As for the other 49? 

Easy Filipino Lumpia Recipe

These are the crispy spring rolls you want to make
Feb 7, 2014 3:00 pm

This coming Tuesday, February 11th, NYC Filipino hotspots Maharlika and Jeepney take over Brooklyn's Pork Slope to sling sweet cured sausage fried rice, tamarind pork soup and lumpia, these crispy fried spring rolls we're really looking forward to. Check out the recipe.

What Is Galangal And How Do I Use It?

It's not ginger, but it's close. Know your roots.
Jan 22, 2014 2:30 pm
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Ever wonder why you're so addicted to Thai soups and curries? There's a zingy, spicy, fragrant, herbal note in there you just can't put your finger on. Unless of course you've seen a slice of what looks like ginger floating around. It's not ginger, it's galangal, and while you might not care until the next craving hits, it's a secret ingredient you should get to know better.

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