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  • Issue Archive for
  • Dec 16-22, 2004
  • Vol. 27, No. 4

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  • Ask Mr. Gold

    QUESTION: With Christmas comes tamales, fleets of tamales, barrels of tamales — tamales without surcease, without end. My sister, who is a much better person than I am, frankly, spends an entire day, maybe two, wrapping and steaming, steaming and wrapping. Most of my aunties do too. Me — I...
  • The Ladle From Shanghai

    Photo by Anne Fishbein The San Gabriel Valley at the moment is crowded with restaurants serving the cooking of Shanghai and eastern China with kitchen staffs recently emigrated from China itself, bastions of the region’s mellow brown sauces and freshwater fish, fat-braised meats and juicy steamed dumplings. Chang’s Garden, in...

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