Tag: EATDRINKGETLUCKY

BREAKING BAO FAMILY DINNER at CHINA LIVE’s EIGHT TABLES

Five years ago, Chef George Chen shared his vision of a Chinese Emporium with Danielle Chang, LUCKYRICE’s founder, who had every confidence that it would be nothing short of amazing. When Danielle and her team were scouting locations for an exclusive Breaking Bao dinner in San Francisco, CHINA LIVE was at the top of the list  […]  Read more

Vinh Nguyen – STAY LUCKY

Vinh Nguyen is the executive chef and partner of Stay Lucky, a restaurant offering craveable Chinese classics opening late 2018 in LA. After getting his start in the culinary world at Sang Yoon’s Father’s Office in the early 2000’s while a student at UCLA, Nguyen moved to New York, where he was a vanguard in  […]  Read more

Event Recap: A 2018 Lunar New Year Celebration With LUCKYRICE

Chow down in Chinatown with LUCKYRICE! Our Lunar New Year Menu at Canal Street Market Food Hall is here. On February 15th, we kicked off events season with a Lunar New Year Party in celebration of the Year of the Dog. As rain trickled down the streets of Chinatown, crowds gathered outside of Canal Street Market  […]  Read more

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

Dreaming of Dumplings

When people think of Asian cuisine, one of the first dishes that comes to mind are dumplings. Yes, these cute, dough-wrapped delights are mouthwateringly delicious but, within this broad category, there are so many variations: Japan has gyoza, China has xiaolongbao, and Korea has mandu. Rather than eating the standard pan-fried dumplings with soy sauce, switch it up by exploring these variations  […]  Read more

A Former United Nations Official Turned…Chef?

A self-taught chef, Simpson Wong has created a name for himself in the Asian culinary world with his ability to integrate various global influences into his cooking. Having a strong appreciation for clean simple flavors, Chef Wong prides himself on using fresh organic produce for his market-to-table menu. With two restaurants already under his belt, Jefferson and Café  […]  Read more

“Make Sausage, Not War”

When most people think of Korean BBQ, they think of a sit-down restaurant with a built-in charcoal grill, an endless assortment of side dishes, and of course, juicy marinated meat. Founded by brothers Yong and Ted Kim, along with Chef Chris Oh, Seoul Sausage Company has become a premier force behind cutting edge Korean BBQ. After winning  […]  Read more

From Wine Director to Ramen Greatness

When most people think of NYC’s best slurp shops, Ippudo, Totto, and Ivan Ramen initially come to mind. However, a quick trip out to Long Island City’s Mu Ramen will transport your taste buds directly to the streets of Tokyo. A Korean adopted into a Jewish household, Joshua Smookler first fell in love with this noodle dish during a visit to Ippudo. Rather than  […]  Read more

Noreetuh Brings Palm Trees to NYC’s Concrete Jungle

June 11th marks Kamehameha Day, a public holiday in Hawaii honoring Kamehameha the Great, the monarch who first unified the Islands. When it comes to Hawaiian cuisine in NYC, we’ve found our new favorite spot: noreetuh. A former sous chef at Per Se and Lincoln Ristorante, Chef Chung Chow is no stranger to New York City’s restaurant  […]  Read more