Food: Making Pork Buns

heroinparisporkbunsWhenever I have business meetings or work in downtown SF, I always make sure I stop by Chinatown and hit one of those Mom & Pop pastry shops for some BBQ Pork Buns aka Char Siu Baos.  Great for snacking or meal on the run while trying to catch the MUNI.  Anyways, here’s a Munchies DIY episode on making Pork Buns with chef Hann Palcu-Chang of Hero in Paris restaurant.

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Food: Eating in SF with Jesse Koide

pinkzebrasflogoThis time, Chef’s Night Out is in SF aka The City (Shot out to the Dubs!)  Munchies hangs out with chef Jesse Koide from Pink Zebra.  A Asian/Mediterranean fusion restaurant located in the Mission District.

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Legions of Boom! The Filipino American DJ Crews in SF/Bay Area

legionsofboomcoverBefore the MC Jins, Far East Movements and Asian American YouTube music stars, there was the Filipino American music movement in 1990s.  Of course, I should mention the Pop/R&B music groups and artists like Pinay, Kai, Once Vo1ce, Jocelyn Enriquez, Buffy to name a few, but in the genre of DJing – no one dominated with likes of DJ Q-Bert, Apollo and Mixmaster Mike.  They were stars internationally, around the globe mixing and scratching on two turntables.  Published by Duke University Press, author Dr. Oliver Wang takes us on a historical journey and ride in Legions of Boom:  Filipino American Mobile DJ Crews in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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Food: Jamaican Fusion

spurtreeloungeOn this episode of Chef’s Night Out this will be a foodie night out in NYC with Spur Tree owner Sean John and friends.  Spur Tree Lounge is located on the Lower East Side and is a Jamaican/Asian fusion restaurant.  Sean takes you to his favorite eating and drinking spots around town.

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Food: The Fast Food Srirachi Burger!

sirachaburgerThe Asian hot sauce that’s creating a buzz in the country is Srirachi.  Now Jack In The Box is hopping onto the action with their own Srirachi infused burger.  You got the beef patty, cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, japlenos and you can’t go wrong with some bacon slices and to top it off their creamy Srirachi sauce mix.

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Food: Eddie Huang’s New Foodie Show on Munchies is ON!

huang'sworldcoverI’m a big foodie fan of Eddie Huang on his take on food and the foodie world.  Here’s his new Munchies show – “Huang’s World.”  This is his 3 part series in Taiwan.

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Viral Video Friday: Hong Kong is Home

hkhomeI just can’t enough of time-lapse videos and this is a neat video on the city of Hong Kong by Javin Lau

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Lee Kum Kee: Sriracha Packets

srirachasauceI need some hot chili sauce to go:  Sriracha Packets!

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Sriracha Ice Cream Sandwich

Image via The Glut Life

Here you go Sriracha lovers – the Sriracha Ice Cream Sandwich!

This ice cream cookie will pack some heat and no, it won’t taste like an It’s-It Ice Cream.  If this Sriracha Ice Cream Sandwich is right up your alley, then head over to The Glut Life for the recipe, instructions, and pics.

626 Night Market

626nightmarketPASADENA, CA.  The 626 Night Market brings a popular Asian icon to Pasadena while supporting local businesses.  Based on popular night markets in Taiwan that sell snacks, fad foods, and a wide range of consumer goods, the Southern California rendition of the event attracted visitors from all over Southern California for the second time in 2012 to experience a taste of Asian culture.  Get a glimpse of the 626 Night Market on SPOT, brought to you by Project 760’s Joshua Sean Solomon.

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