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Exploring Asian Sweets in the ID: How to learn to love—or at least try—Asian desserts

As a non-Asian who’s slowly come to appreciate many, but not yet all, Asian sweets, I’ve often wondered what makes them less appealing to Westerners. What better way to figure it out than to sample a good swath of sweets from Seattle’s International District?
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The Mein Man: Sub Sand Has Good Duck and Bad Utens

Dish: Bamboo Shoot Duck Noodle Soup Place: Sub Sand, International District Price: $7.99 In the bowl: Rice vermicelli noodles, bamboo shoots, fried shallots and peanuts, and Thai basil. Supporting cast/What to do: Along with your soup, you get a plate of cold duck pieces (on…
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