AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – The 2012 winner of the Bravo TV show, “Top Chef,” has been charged with assaulting his girlfriend in Texas. Austin police say Paul Qui was arrested the morning of March 19 on misdemeanor charges of unlawful restraint and of assault causing injury-family violence. According to an arrest affidavit, Qui’s girlfriend says […]
By Vivian Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly With the New Year underway, it’s the perfect time to take a moment and reflect on 2013’s biggest hits and misses in pop culture. It’s been an interesting year, which saw Asian Americans breaking ground in new ways in pop media, as well as some spectacularly offensive moments from […]
By Vivian Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly It may be officially springtime, but the vestiges of winter and its awards season still linger. Read on to see how Asians have been winning in the media this past month.
The Asian Counseling and Referral Service raised over $120,000 last Saturday, Oct. 6, at their annual gala, “A Culinary Journey.” The event was anchored by a four-course dinner menu, which was planned by four local celebrity chefs. This year’s meal was created by Chef Mark Santiago of the Westin Bellevue, Phnom Penh Noodle House’s Chef […]
By Brett Zongker The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton believes in the power of food. As America’s top diplomat, she has increasingly used cuisine as a tool to bring people together.
By Jason J. Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Welcome to another edition of the Layup Drill. Remember when we had an NBA team? I wonder what it’s up to nowadays. Among this month’s subjects, we talk Pac-Man, ping pong, guns, a spelling bee champ, and Long Ding.
A monthly column about all things Asian in popular culture By Vivian Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly 2012 must be a lucky year because the future is looking bright for Asians, as many seize or continue to work on new opportunities in all the aspects of the entertainment industry.
Asian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS) hosted its annual benefit gala, A Culinary Journey, at The Westin Bellevue. About 385 guests attended the sold-out event and more than $121,000 was raised to support ACRS’s 13 programs.
Marital troubles were the talk of the town for Jon and Kate Gosselin of “Jon and Kate Plus 8.”