“Sour, Sweet, Bitter, Spicy” at Museum of Chinese in America

Storytelling by way of cooking Chinese food

The Museum of Chinese in America’s latest food-centric exhibition isn’t as Instagrammable as, say, the rainbow sprinkle pool at the Museum of Ice Cream’s NYC pop-up. Instead, it asks visitors to sit, stick around, and converse—just like one would do around the table, at a family meal. Located just north of the hustle and bustle of Canal St, MOCA hosts “Sour, Sweet, Bitter, Spicy,” a …

Yunnan BBQ, New York

The LES restaurant relaunches with a family-style menu highlighting the light, fresh flavors of the Chinese region

If you’re thinking of Chinese food for dinner tonight, step away from Seamless and head to Yunnan BBQ. Formerly Yunnan Kitchen, the Lower East Side restaurant has refreshed its menu (and interior) to put the spotlight on large, family-style portions of meat, fish and vegetables—all cooked in the style and flavors of the unique southern Chinese region. Because it also borders Vietnam, Laos and Burma, …