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Growth of an artist in Never Look Back, more on How to Train Your Dragon and life with a wrestling family
Also going international: in Spain by an Iranian and in Singapore with a Japanese foodie
Feb 22nd, 2019
Crazy Rich Asians, family pressure, Alpha, life pre-history, Wall, the Middle-East divide
Also: sky watching and wondering in Cielo; sympathy for Nico and violence and Mark Wahlberg at Mile 22
Aug 17th, 2018
Top 10 weirdest Chinese beauty tips to spruce up your New Year: The SinoFile
A few lessons on grooming from the 1.3 billion people-strong charm school that is the People's Republic.
Feb 9th, 2013
Spring rolls, steamed buns and salmon flambé at Sen Bistro
Chef Ru-Lin Zhang recently opened his second restaurant, Sen Bistro, showcasing Northern Chinese dishes infused with a little personal flair.
Feb 3rd, 2013
Noodles from head to toe at Van Foodster's Noodle Mania
How much do you love noodles? Enough to go to nine different restaurants, sampling different types at each one?
Jan 16th, 2013
Szechuan Chongqing is first Chinese restaurant to go Ocean Wise
"Over the years we’ve seen culinary practices change and today we’re making an important commitment to provide sustainable options to our customers."
Dec 3rd, 2012
A casual yet refined evening of sushi, noodles and sake at Cornucopia's first Asian Market
Guests were keen on three hours of sampling Asian food, sake, wine, spirits and beer and soaking in the decorations and environment that came with it.
Nov 23rd, 2012
The Chinese are coming, and other problematic Canadian sovereignty woes
Some analysts say a little bit of economic imperialism isn't all that bad.
Oct 19th, 2012
Chinese New Year in Vancouver: Events guide
Jan 23rd, 2012
Beware the foreign radicals: Comedians poke fun at tar sands, oil spills and Canada
The evil foreign radicals opposing oil will use tactics such as "speaking" and "sign-making" to destroy Canada, according to a new parody video by comedian Rick Mercer.
Jan 20th, 2012