The Lowdown On Chinatown "心"入唐人埠

Through the eyes of a 唐人埠 native

Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival 2015

Today is 中秋節 or what Hong Kongers call Jung Chau Jit, the 15th day of the eighth month of the lunar calendar. Traditionally a harvest celebration, Chinese families still view this holiday … Continue reading

September 27, 2015 · 1 Comment

On Friendship, War and San Francisco Chinatown: The Search for Mr. Kay Lee of the 4th Infantry Division

This is the story of John Nordeen, a veteran of the Vietnam War, and his steadfast search for his wartime friend and medic, Kay Lee, that has lasted for the past 15 years. … Continue reading

August 16, 2015 · 18 Comments

Locke Chinatown

An indirect descendant of Dr. Sun Yat-Sen (or as my grandparents call him: 孫中山先生 or “Mr. Sun Chungsan”), I grew up listening to stories about how he travelled through small rural towns … Continue reading

April 12, 2015 · 3 Comments

Oakland Chinatown

Much like the Oakland Athletics circa 1990, Oakland Chinatown is an all-star team. With “healing hands” Chinese medicine practitioners to noodle soup joints that have earned cult-like followings, Oakland Chinatown is full of heavy hitters with whom, … Continue reading

September 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Los Angeles Chinatown

Minutes from Hollywood, Koreatown, and the San Gabriel Valley (the mecca of amazing Chinese food), it’s no surprise that LA Chinatown is often overlooked by, well, everyone except for its residents and … Continue reading

July 18, 2014 · 6 Comments

Washington D.C. Chinatown

The inaugural post for this Chinatown project will focus on none other than DC Chinatown, located in our great nation’s capital, where the Declaration of Independence was signed by our founding fathers and the … Continue reading

June 26, 2014 · 3 Comments

Sacramento Chinatown

Coming Soon!

June 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Chicago Chinatown

Coming Soon.

June 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

Vancouver Chinatown

Coming in 2015.

June 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Kobe Chinatown

Coming in 2015.  Go Lakers!

June 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

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