Director Heather Tsui’s debut film “Long Time No Sea” dives into the microcosm of a young Tao boy, Manawei (Chung Chia-chun), and his simple, yet impoverished life as he is raised by his grandmother on Orchid Island.
This year’s Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF) selection of Asian films offers a kaleidoscopic view on China, a country known for its turbulent history immediately followed by its accelerated growth. While many of these films are part of SIFF’s China Stars, a program of films meant to promote cross cultural showcase and exchange, most will not be promoted in China.
Kevin Yin began receiving inquiries from several University of Washington (UW) students in May about whether an ad offering a 5 percent discount off their tuition was legitimate.
A vegan propaganda table at a Goldfinger concert was what first drew Filipino chef Kristina Glinoga’s awareness to the issues surrounding industrial meats and animal husbandry.
By Tiffany Ran Northwest Asian Weekly Go to a restaurant and the clam on your plate can be traced to its source, from the very body of water it was plucked. Washington is among the nation’s leading producers of shellfish, including oysters, clams, and mussels. Such mollusks are filter feeders that pump water through their […]
The Tsukiji Fish Market in Tokyo is a tourist attraction for those who come far and wide to see the origins of the world’s sushi from its beginnings.
“Bacchus” follows protagonist sassy So-young through her chaotic, take-no-prisoners life as a prostitute in Korea, at the ripe age of 65, that is.
The Poke to the Max food trucks that brought the Hawaiian poke by lauded “Godfather of Poke” chef Sam Choy to Seattle’s shores, is now on the big screen and at its new brick and mortar restaurant in Hillman City.
Sue Williams has worked in China for many years and directed five feature documentaries about China, told through the perspective of its citizens.
With the fast changing landscape of King County, one of the first questions Adam Porter and the staff at the local Meals on Wheels thought to ask local community organizations was, “How can our program be more relevant to the people you serv