Eugene Kwok

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How to shop Asian grocery stores and stock your pantry

Walking into an Asian grocery store for the first time can be a daunting experience. Many of the labels aren’t in English, or the English is misspelled or indecipherable. You’re left with reading tiny type on the back or trying to mime to someone who may not speak English fluently.<p>But don't be …

Food & Dining

Sui Mai: Chinese dumpling recipe

67<p>14<p>I am kind of crazy for Chinese dumplings, and dim sum, of all kinds. Any kind of dough filled with chopped pork or shrimp (or even vegetables), …

REI gives campers another reason to leave the ground for the trees

Hammock tents aren't anything new, but they have attracted plenty of new energy. In the past five years or so, numerous new hammock shelters and …

Rents are finally dropping in New York City, and a bubble might be about to pop

In October, the share of New York City rentals that took a price cut, according to the listing tracker Streeteasy, topped 42 percent—the highest level since December 2010. The real estate firm Citi Habitats, which draws data from its own listings, reports that the vacancy rate in Manhattan has …

Flight Deal: U.S. to Singapore for Under $700 Round-Trip

Even better? You'll get to fly on Singapore Airlines, one of the world's best airlines.<p>If you want to find out firsthand why Singapore's Changi Airport is widely considered the best in the world, now's your chance: national carrier Singapore Airlines has just unveiled a flight deal that makes …

NYC's Newest Ramen Sensation Promises Bowls in 15 Seconds

America’s love of ramen shows no sign of waning. That’s apparent from the gigantic crowds that flocked to the opening of Japanese export Ichiran Ramen in New York this week. By 10:45 a.m. on Wednesday, hundreds of people had lined up outside the Bushwick, Brooklyn restaurant. According to Eater NY, …

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Sushi

Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto shares his intel, and gives tips for having the best sushi experience ever.<p>You probably eat sushi all the time—in …

President Floats Obamacare Fixes and Offers to Let GOP Rename It

U.S. news<p>President Obama on Thursday proposed a new round of tax credits and a government-run insurance plan for his healthcare reform program, fixes he said would correct jumps in some insurance premiums and the lackluster recruitment of young, healthy people.<p>Obama delivered his message in …

Prediabetes doesn’t have to be a ‘doomsday message’: What you need to know, and do

By Gabriella Boston<p>Gabriella Boston<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Almost 90 million Americans have it, but even though the condition can carry long-term life-threatening consequences, they may have no clue.<p>What is it?<p>Prediabetes — which, in up to 30 percent of cases, can lead to full-blown Type 2 diabetes within …

Researchers say giant asteroid to hit earth, but Nasa says not in the immediate future - IBTimes India

Nasa refuted the claims made by other astronomers saying that Earth is likely to be hit by the deadly asteroid 2000 ET70.<p>A giant, mountain-sized and …