Global Diner: Sichaun-Style Dry Pot

The fiery, flavorful cooking of China’s Sichuan province can seem daunting to the uninitiated—the ubiquitous Sichuan peppercorn and the region’s almost...

Tagine: Fight off winter’s chill with this spicy stew

Tagine is the signature dish of North African cuisine. The name refers to both the cooking vessel—a wide clay bowl with a tall conical lid that captures steam,...

Bun Bo Hue: The Vietnamese Soup with Spice, Noodles, and Plenty of Protein to...

Steaming bowls of bun bo Hue hail from the city of Hue in central Vietnam, and is affectionately rustic with rice noodles and lemongrass scented broth.

Shwarma and Some of the Best Places to Get it in O.C.

There’s something mesmerizing about shawarma: meat stacked on a spit and spun ever so slowly as it bastes in cascades of fat and juice.

Look to These Panaderias for the Best Pan Dulce

The scent of the panaderia is intoxicating, setting off cravings for soft, warm rolls and indulgent pastries.

Broken Rice: A Vietnamese staple makes for hearty fare

Broken rice is exactly what it sounds like: rice grains that have broken into stubby little fragments during the threshing process.

Argentine Pizza: It’s thick, sturdy, and layered with surprises

You’ve likely eaten at many of Orange County’s Argentine restaurants and not even known it. Rincon ArgentinoMenus often read like Italian primers:

Asian Pancakes That Inspire, as Main Dish or Side

Savory pancakes can be found in almost every Asian cuisine. Whether served as a main dish or a side, the varieties are endless and so hard to resist trying.
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Vietnamese Noodle Salad: It’s light and cool, and oh so satisfying

Few dishes are better suited to summer than the surprisingly stout Vietnamese noodle salad. A tangle of cool, rice vermicelli (called bún), is the base for an unending list of toppings.
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Global Diner: Tlayudas – Pizza, Oaxacan-Style

Tlayudas consist of ribbons of Oaxacan cheese, fatty beans, avocado slices, tomato, and a variety of meats splayed over an ultra-thin, party-size tortilla.