Phil Wong

8 Flips | 1 Magazine | 2 Likes | 2 Following | 1 Follower | @philwong965 | Keep up with Phil Wong on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Phil Wong”

8 dishes every Sichuan visitor needs to try | CNN Travel

(CNN) — Sichuanese is China's most thrilling regional cuisine.<p>Although it's most famous for its electrifying use of chilies and lip-tingling Sichuan peppercorns, the heart of the local style of cooking lies in the artful mixing of flavors.<p>Sichuanese cooks excel at combining hot, numbing, sweet, …

Reader Recs: Signature Dishes Around the World

I don’t know about you, but for me, indulging in authentic, local cuisine while traveling—and finding the most authentic establishment to patronize—is a must. Deep-dish pizza in Chicago, heaping bowls of paella in Barcelona, and steak and cheese (with Cheez Whiz, of course) in Philadelphia, are …

From Campfire to Haute Cuisine: How Food and Flavor Drove Human Evolution

"We owe our existence and our humanity to taste," says author John McQuaid.<p>Taste is often dismissed as the most primitive of the senses. But new research reveals it is in many ways the most subtle and complex of them all.<p>Reporting from kitchens, farms, restaurants, and science labs, Pulitzer …

11 Words and Phrases Popularized by Teddy Roosevelt

Contrary to his well-known slogan “speak softly and carry a big stick,” Theodore Roosevelt—who passed away on January 6, 1919—was hardly one to speak …

You Are Your Own First Responder

<i>It pays to be prepared for injuries in the field. Bob Owens, editor of BearingArms.com, reports for</i> <b>Townhall Magazine.</b><p>Most of the better shooters I …

Bugs, Spiders Keep NYC Clean by Eating Garbage

The critters eat the equivalent of 60,000 hot dogs a year in just one area of the Big Apple, a new study says.<p>Meet our cities' real litterbugs: New research shows that insects and spiders consume a big portion of the food tossed on the ground in New York City—and likely other places.<p>By scattering a …

Anthony Bourdain Has Become The Future Of Cable News, And He Couldn’t Care Less

The host of CNN’s Parts Unknown (starting again on Sunday) wants to make a great show–and challenge some cultural assumptions.<p>“Ready to eat well?” asks Anthony Bourdain.<p>The chef turned TV star is leading the way toward a pair of narrow seats at the New York outpost of a Michelin-rated Tokyo …