For many Americans, surviving this financial crisis means we have to save, save, save.
Editor’s note: This story was originally printed in Northwest Asian Weekly on Dec. 11, 1993. This article will reference the year of the dog, plug stores that now exist in our memories, and remind us that TV sets and stereos were hot items in the early 90s. We hope that our readers will get a kick from this holiday blast from the past.
If you have to choose one place to visit in China, where should you go?
In 1981, I raved and ranted simultaneously over an authentic Beijing (Peking) duck dinner while in Beijing.
Chu’seok is a major harvest festival and a three-day holiday in Korea celebrated on the 15th day of the eighth month of the lunar calendar. As a celebration of the good harvest, Koreans visit their ancestral hometowns and share a feast of traditional Korean food.
Located in Kent and Edmonds, Asian market Ranch 99 is celebrating its 10th anniversary from Nov. 7 through Nov. 20.
Harbor City Restaurant in Chinatown/International District, 707 S. King St., has been sold to the Ma brothers, who have added dim sum to its menu.
After closing for one year, Green Village Restaurant in Chinatown/International District has reopened on Nov. 10 at its same location, 516 6th Ave. S., Seattle.
Uwajimaya has celebrated 80 years with stores in Bellevue, Beaverton, and its 66,000 square foot flagship in the International District of Seattle. To commemorate the occasion, Seattle City Councilmember Bruce Harrell presented Tomio Moriguchi with a proclamation during the Oct. 20 meeting of the full council at City Hall. It was proclaimed that Monday, Oct. 20, 2008 was Uwajimaya Day in Seattle!
The best time to visit Beijing is now ? Cheaper hotels, less traffic, nicer weather. There is also an opportunity to get a sense of the Olympics before it?s too late.