By Kai Curry Northwest Asian Weekly The excitement of the Iron Chef and of cutting edge Japanese cuisine has come to Seattle in the form of Momosan Seattle, a new ramen and sake restaurant located in the International District. Chef Masahuru Morimoto, known to the world as the Iron Chef since he competed on the […]
The Mid-Autumn Festival is a celebration that begins on the 15th day of the 8th month on the Chinese lunar calendar. It’s also known as the Moon Festival, as at that time of the year, the moon is at its roundest and brightest. This year, it will be observed from Sept. 13–15. The moon cake […]
Two weeks ago, he finally put his child’s car seat away. Elisha Edwin had kept it in the car for three years, although it had remained empty.
In West Seattle, on the grounds of South Seattle College, is a verdant tribute to U.S.-Chinese relations.
As the Keiro Northwest nursing home nears its closing, CEO Bridgette Takeuchi confirmed to the Northwest Asian Weekly that five people have died since the announcement of the closure.
The famous Chinese love story, The Butterfly Lovers (Liang Shanbo yu Zhu YingTai), is coming to Seattle’s McCaw Hall in September, with the Beijing Dance Academy, thanks to Li Hengda of Hengda Dance Academy.
By Kai Curry Northwest Asian Weekly There were tears throughout the room as the campaign volunteer on the screen said, “We have a lot of work to do. The primary has ended. The injustice has not.” The event was a special screening of Netflix’s documentary, “Knock Down the House,” at the Riveter in Capitol Hill. […]
By Staff NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY The fastest-growing racial group in the United States—Asian Americans—is also one that is consistently perceived as “foreign.” But for Asian Americans who are gay or lesbian, their sexual orientation may make them seem more “American” than those who are presumed straight. A new University of Washington (UW) study, the latest […]
By Mahlon Meyer Northwest Asian Weekly University of Washington (UW) professor and novelist Shawn Wong last week said his battle with Penguin Random House over the copyright of “No-No Boy,” the first Japanese American novel, was coming to a positive close, although he could not provide details. The victory was part of Wong’s life-long mission […]
“I do think that immigrants come in search of the American dream. The idea that they can work hard, succeed and give their children a better future. It’s a time for me to look back and reflect on how hard my parents have worked to get to where they are and to appreciate America for giving them an environment that allowed them to succeed. It also is a time for me to consider how America is changing. I think there is a lot less social mobility now than there was then. It is a time to reaffirm my commitment to preserve the American dream.”