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Fuchsia Dunlop on her passion for the Jiangnan cuisine, plus recipes from her new book, including oil-exploded prawns and clear-steamed sea bass<p>In the fourth century, a Chinese official, Zhang Han, is said to have abandoned his post in the north of the country, unable any longer to endure his …

Food & Dining

13 Rarely Seen Photos of Marilyn Monroe

So no, not the one of her in the white dress blowing up over the subway grate.<p>Marilyn Monroe rose to fame in the '50s and '60s, becoming one of America's most favorite actresses and most beloved blondes. Today, on what would've been her 89th birthday, we've rounded up some images of her that aren't …

Los Angeles

Menu: A Soup Dumpling Dinner Party

The Menu<p>Shanghai Soup Dumplings<br>• Luo Go Bao (Daikon Cake with Garlic Hoisin Sauce)<br>• Stir-Fried Mushrooms and Bok Choy<br>• Danny Bowien's Red-Cooked …

Three of Jonathan Gold's favorite soup dumplings in the L.A. area

What? There are soup dumplings outside the Republic of Georgia? I could scarcely believe it myself.<p><b>Xiao long bao</b><p><b>Wang Xing Ji</b> is the first American branch of the most popular dumpling house in Wuxi, a lakeside city about 45 minutes outside of Shanghai. The dishes are famous for their sweetness — …

Shanghai Soup Dumpling Index: The nerdiest food guide ever?

Chef-turned-food writer Christopher St. Cavish is striding toward the front door of the Welcome Revered Guests restaurant when he stops dead in his tracks. "They don't like me here," he says, frowning.<p>It's not that he has panned the eatery. In fact, he gave it his highest rating. Rather, what has …

20 Habits Happy Couples Have (But Never Talk About)

<i>Nothing in this world is more difficult than love.<br>And nothing is more worth it.</i><p>A happy couple is not a ‘perfect couple’ that comes together, but an …

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The Geminids: world's best meteor shower on show this weekend

They’re pea-sized pieces of cosmic rock and they’re lighting up our night sky this weekend.<p>The annual Geminids meteor shower is hitting earth’s atmosphere, and Saturday and Sunday are the best nights to see it.<p>Andrew Jacob, the Sydney Observatory’s astronomy curator, says the meteors will be most …