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Smithfield Says Pork Won’t Change, But Some Aren’t Buying It

Smithfield Says Pork Won’t Change, But Some Aren’t Buying It

| July 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

Worried about the impact on U.S. consumers, farmers and even taxpayers, some senators expressed qualms about the intentions of Shuanghui International Holdings, a Chinese firm that is buying Smithfield Foods.

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Dumplings: A Love Story

Dumplings: A Love Story

| June 22, 2010 | 4 Comments

Megan Gordon discusses the difference between Chinese buns and dumplings, and highlights a few of her go-to spots for both in Shanghai and Hong Kong.

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Eating in China: A Whirlwind Trip

Eating in China: A Whirlwind Trip

| June 14, 2010 | 0 Comments

After returning from a whirlwind trip to China, Megan Gordon details her top food destinations in Shanghai and Hong Kong.

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Beyond Festivals: Street Food Actually on Streets and Sidewalks

Beyond Festivals: Street Food Actually on Streets and Sidewalks

| September 1, 2009 | 4 Comments

These last two weekends in the Bay Area have shown that there are indeed thousands of people willing to stand in long lines in the full heat of summer to try any tasty treat served from a bicycle or cart, tent or renovated taco truck.

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A Taste of Hong Kong: Kee Wah Bakery

A Taste of Hong Kong: Kee Wah Bakery

| September 8, 2008 | 0 Comments

With summer fast waning and the autumn fruits making their way to market, it’s time to turn to one of my favorite holidays. The Mid-Autumn Festival or, as many of us call it, the Harvest Moon Festival, celebrates the brightest and fullest moon of the year. It was once a time for families to relax and enjoy finally the fruits of their summer labor. Nowadays, in that peculiar way modernization and urbanization has of thinning out traditions, people might simply exchange moon cakes or go out to eat at their favorite Chinese restaurant. A few purists will try to hike up a hill for a midnight picnic with hot tea. Or, if you’re Andrea Nguyen, you spend days making your own moon cakes from scratch.

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