The power of a meal shared, while separated

For many of us, one of the natural consequences of this past year of quarantine has been the need to cook less food. Once the shutdown took effect, all food media outlets — including The Times with our How To Boil Water series — promptly pivoted to providing recipes for one or two people. With families separated and dinner parties being a thing of the past, cooking large batches of food to share was now unnecessary, even dangerous. But as someone who has a pathological inability to cook small meals, it was the one part of our new world I couldn’t adapt to.

Growing up in a Southern family, big meals were the norm. Every meal for my nuclear family of four provided enough food for eight. Each Sunday, when we drove to my grandmother’s rural home for post-church lunch, there was enough fried chicken, collard greens, cornbread and

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Las Vegas Strip market to offer fare from top stars of Asian street food

LAS VEGAS — A street food market coming to The Strip this summer will put on display dishes made with recipes imported straight from Asia’s bustling culinary scene.

Famous Foods Street Eats will open at Resorts World Las Vegas in late June or early July and offer guests a wide selection of authentic cuisines from Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and beyond.

Inspired by the hawker-style food centers of Singapore, this 24,000-square-foot hall will have dishes at 16 stalls from top chefs and restaurateurs.

Here’s a look at the stalls guests can expect when Resorts World opens.

Coming to Resorts World Las Vegas is a hawker-inspired food hall called Famous Foods Street Eats, and it will offer guests a wide selection of authentic cuisines from Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and beyond.

Coming to Resorts World Las Vegas is a hawker-inspired food hall called Famous Foods Street Eats, and it will offer guests a wide selection of authentic cuisines from Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and beyond.

Ah Chun: Traditional Chinese Shandong dumplings and hand-pulled noodles. Au Chun won a Michelin Guide’s Bib Gourmand award from 2013 to 2021.

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A Chat With Food Critics, Chefs And Restaurateurs From Asia

I gather my friends – Asian food writers, food critics, restaurateurs and chefs – asking them why they think Chinese food comes with such a bad reputation – ultimately being the poster child of ‘dirty’.

With hundreds of Chinese restaurants closed in this pandemic year, perhaps it is more timely than ever to ask the question – can Chinese food ever be seen as ‘fine-dining’ and will America lose its love/hate relationship with Chinese food with all these closures?

Let’s not forget Chinese-American cuisine is very much a part of the American culture as is BBQ to Southerners and bagels to New Yorkers Chinese Food is definitely a highly lucrative industry. 

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Food truck employees brave triple-digit heat over sizzling stove

DENVER — Food truck employees found themselves working in extreme heat as they cooked countless orders over a sizzling stove.

On Tuesday, Denver reached a record-breaking 101 degrees. Food truck employees described the working conditions as miserable as they worked without air conditioning for hours.

Josh Carrera and his brother Ryan Carrera own Carrera’s Tacos. The food truck specializes in West Coast Mexican-style food. The brothers say they’re staying hydrated and taking plenty of breaks to cope with the scorching heat because closing isn’t an option — the food truck is their only source of income.

Carrera felt a blanket of hot air as he stepped into the food truck. He predicted it was about 110 degrees inside as he prepared their specialty, a Cali burrito.

In 2019, more than 700 food trucks were registered in Denver. The same year, Penelope Wong and her sous-chef opened Yuan Wonton

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