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Best Things to Do in Hanoi, Vietnam

On the streets of Hanoi, a torrent of motorbikes wind between dragon-throned temples, winged-roof pavilions, colorful colonial buildings with French doors, and modern glass towers. People chatter around wooden tables crammed under balconies strung with glowing lanterns. Roadside stands sell banh mi, banh xeo, mangos, haircuts, knockoff North Face jackets, air for your moto tires, …

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These Chefs Are Using Food Events to Advocate for AAPI Justice

From left: Kevin Tien, Erik Bruner-Yang, and Tim Ma. | Photo by Clarissa Villondo for Thrillist From left: Kevin Tien, Erik Bruner-Yang, and Tim Ma. | Photo by Clarissa Villondo for Thrillist When Kevin Tien was growing up in Southern California, he fondly remembers roaming the streets of LA’s Chinatown. Alongside his grandparents, mom, aunt, …

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Alton Brown Is Rethinking Some Classic Recipes for His New Cookbook

Alton Brown | Photo by Cole Cassell Alton Brown | Photo by Cole Cassell Chef Alton Brown is many things at once. He has the warmth and the charm of Chef Massimo Bottura, and the sass and humor of Gordon Ramsay. He is precise like Heston Blumenthal, but also playful like Jamie Oliver. It’s hard …

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‘Better Things’ Food: Pamela Adlon Breaks Down The Show’s Cuisine

Early on weekend mornings, when her house is still quiet, Pamela Adlon goes to her bookshelf, grabs a beloved cookbook or two, and sits down to read. the star of Better Things, which is ending its five-season FX run on April 25, Adlon is an avid home cook and a believer in the transformative power …

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How to Make Dandelion Wine, Tea, and More

MARYIA SAMALEVICH/Shutterstock One man’s pesky garden weed is another man’s bitter salad green. Although foraging might seem daunting, you don’t have to memorize endless plant identifications. Simply look right under your noseā€”and, in this case, at those spindly yellow petals that colored your childhood. Dandelions grow worldwide and, in most places, bloom most heavily in …

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