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From Skeptical to Surprised at Stateside

I had the kind of meal I most enjoy: full of familiar flavors, but also with opportunity to discover something new. And I even had one of my few “wow” moments so far this year in a restaurant.
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Making the Most of Maui: Food, a Coffee Farm, and a Whole Lot of Fun

Will this compulsive food writer find good eats in Maui? (And, as it's Hawaii, will he manage to find time for relaxation?)
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Two Days of Noodles, Dumplings, and More Dough in Taipei

In which I search for some of the best beef noodle soup and soup dumplings on the street, and find unexpectedly fine food in my gorgeous hotel.
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A Whirlwind of Noodles and More in Xi’an, China

From biang-biang to liangpi to goat blood with silk noodles, I got my noodle fill in Xi'an. Check out this photo-heavy post of noodles and more, including a few video clips that show how to prepare some of my favorite dishes from my short stay in China.
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13 Essential Destinations for Asian Noodles in Seattle

Noodles have special meaning in so many Asian cultures, ranging from longevity to general health to luck to fortune. Here are some of the best in the Seattle area.
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For Eater: Where to Eat Korean Food in Seattle

The rule of finding quality Korean food in the Seattle area has remained largely the same over the years: Get out of town, driving well north or south of the city center. Here are some recommended restaurants.
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A “Love Letter” to Bún Bò Hue, the “Other” Vietnamese Noodle Soup

Aside from a perfect partner, is it strange that the first thing I like to see in the morning is a bowl of soup noodles? And while many prefer pho, I have a different favorite.
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For Eater: Where to Eat Thai Food in Seattle

Thai restaurants are fairly ubiquitous in Seattle, though they can be uninspiring with many of the menus looking alike. With so many to choose from, here are the ones that rise above the rest, along with specific dishes to try.
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Three Delicious Days in San Francisco

This is a city with a quality bakery scene, patience for pour-over coffee, a farmers market that offers interesting contrast to Seattle’s, a wide variety of Asian food, and some creative Californian cuisine, often with twists.
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Three Delicious Days in Richmond, B.C.

From dumplings to noodles to roasted meats to unusual desserts and drinks, here's an eating itinerary that will satisfy your Chinese food cravings.
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