Category: Culture

Our 2017 Asian-Inspired Holiday Gift Guide Is Here!

Useful gifts for your Asian family & friends who seldom need anything for Christmas. Or Birthdays. Or ever.   NON-STICK WOK Everyone can use a super handy non-stick wok pan— perfect for stir fry, eggs, or anything really. Steer clear of the stainless steel ones and just get the teflon. Asian parents (or at least  […]  Read more

Test Your Holiday IQ With These 6 Asian Christmas Trivia Questions

Can you guess which country is responsible for each of these bizarre Christmas traditions? Some questions might have one answer, but others might have two. It’s up to you to figure it out! P.S. don’t scroll too far down or else you’ll ruin the fun!   On Christmas, it’s a modern tradition to give a(n)  […]  Read more

5 Festive Asian Christmas Feasts From Around The World

Here’s to a cheerful (and delicious) holiday season! Whether you’re near or far from home, culinary traditions can make Christmas a very special day. These are some of our favorite Asian holiday foods from around the world:   China Christmas isn’t an official holiday in China so it’s mostly celebrated in large cities. However, those who  […]  Read more

Serve Thanksgiving With Asian Flair

It’s Thursday but for some reason it feels like a Sunday. It smells like dinner but you know it has to be morning because it’s light out. Then again, it gets dark out at 3pm now that you’ve set your clock back for Daylight Savings. You walk into the kitchen and see signs of unusual  […]  Read more

LUCKYRICE alum An Choi to Open Di An Di in Greenpoint

We’re unapologetic braggers when it comes to our network of emerging talent in Asian and Asian-inspired cuisines. So many great chefs have debuted or incubated at LUCKYRICE Grand Feasts over the course of the last decade. Few of these inaugural upstarts delight us like the Lower East Side gem, Ăn Chơi. The restaurant is as well  […]  Read more

Miami Chef Sunny Oh on Asian Food in Miami, Sushi Garage, and More.

The Rise of Asian-Latino Food Asians and Latinos may live half a world away from each other, but share unique commonalities that make them pre-destined cooking partners. Both cultures turn to chiles for heat, and tamarind for sweet. The fresh, fragrant hint of cilantro is a staple in Mexican salsa as well as the herbaceous  […]  Read more

10 Japanese Reasons to Learn Spanish

Hola, gatitos! In our ongoing requiem to Miami’s Latin-Asian fusion bonanza, the Luckyrice team is learning it’s not just food, but our languages that have a lot of crossover appeal.  Some of it’s just straight up assimilation.  Here are just some of our favorite Spanish and Portuguese to Japanese convergences. Just make sure you’re using them in  […]  Read more

NY Feast: The Badass New Yorker Behind the East Village’s Tim Ho Wan

Three pendants dangle with purpose from Tony’s neck. “This is Burmese jade,” he says pointing to the Chinese chimera hanging from one of the cords, “it’s like 5 mythical animals combined into one. It wards of spirits and bad luck.” The first couple buttons on his fitted, yellow, shirt lay undone and it’s impossible for  […]  Read more

LA Feast: The Seoul Sausage Boyz

The Seoul Sausage Boyz will be serving up their Kalbi Sausage Corn Dogs at the Feast and ensuring that the good vibes will continue with an after-party they’re hosting at their DTLA storefront located at 236 S. Los Angeles Street, Unit G, Los Angeles, CA 90012 and you’re invited. Imagine you’re working for the Food  […]  Read more