Thursday, September 25, 2008

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NYTimes Culinary Asia Virtual Tour

China Slide Show
Beijing: The Fusion on the Menu Is Art and Food
By JULIA CHAPLIN
Artists-turned-restaurateurs are introducing cuisine from their ancestral provinces.
In Hong Kong, Home Kitchens With Open Doors By NINA SIMONDS
Some of the best places to dine on the island are the intimate eating places that have sprung up in people's homes.
Shanghai: a Far East Feast By R.W. APPLE JR.
Local river prawns, slow-cooked pork rump, hairy crabs and soup dumplings are all served in classic form.

Japan
Exquisite Dining In Traditional Kyoto
By SETH SHERWOOD
The city’s cuisine is the legacy of court and temple — aristocratic and understated.

Korea Slide Show Video
The Weird, Wild and, Ultimately, Sublime in Seoul
By MATT GROSS
A foodie’s quest starts with barbecue and takes off from there with raw octopus tentacles.

Malaysia Slide Show
Take Many Peoples and Ingredients, Mix, Enjoy
By MATT GROSS
A melting-pot nation mixes all its traditions in its kitchens.

Singapore Slide Show
A Repressed City-State? Not in Its Kitchens By R. W. APPLE Jr.
The country has gastronomic attractions aplenty, from street food to restaurants with inventive cuisine.

Taiwan Slide Show
Feasting at the Table of the Other China By MATT GROSS
The little democratic island offers an array of culinary influences.

Vietnam Slide Show
Restaurateurs Push Hanoi Into the Future
By MATT GROSS
Sophisticated food is showing up in this ancient city that has something for every palate.
Savoring the Bounty of Vietnam By TAYLOR HOLLIDAY
One couple plans a do-it-yourself culinary odyssey through Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.

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