Category Archives: pan-Asian

Canteen 82, New York NY

The co-owners of Canteen 82 hail from Malaysia and Hong Kong and the chef is from Shanghai, perhaps explaining the Asian-Fusion menu hidden behind the restaurant’s sub-title “Taste of Shanghai”.  The menu includes lots of American-Chinese dishes, Sushi, cooked Japanese … Continue reading

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Noodles, Northampton, MA

Noodles has been serving pan-Asian noodles, curry dishes and dumplings to Smith College students and Northampton locals since 2008. Like restaurants in Korea and Japan, Noodles has plastic replicas of steaming bowls of noodle soup on display in its entrance … Continue reading

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Buddha’s Belly, Santa Monica

I was in Santa Monica for work recently and spent an evening walking along the beach and through the 3rd Street Promenade.  I ended up stopping in at the Buddha’s Belly, an Asian-Fusion joint.  Usually I try and avoid Fusion … Continue reading

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Franchia Vegan Cafe, Pan Asian, New York City

While its feet are firmly planted in Korea, Franchia is really a pan-asian restaurant with Chinese and Japanese sections of the menu. It also has an asian tapas menu on which the”Vegan ‘lobster’ ball stick” and “Vegetables dim sum buns” … Continue reading

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The China Pearl, Boston, MA

The China Pearl is an Dim Sum restaurant in Boston’s Chinatown that gets a lot of good reviews on Yelp. Overall I thought this place was just “eh”.  The various fried dishes we tried were greasy and heavy, and for … Continue reading

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The Source, Washington, D.C.

The Source is Wolfgang Puck’s pan-Asian restaurant in the Newseum in Washington, D.C. The executive chef, Scott Drewno, has won several D.C. dining awards, so I had high-hopes for this place.  The stylish three-level restaurant seats 250 people, with a small … Continue reading

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