7. What About Buckwheat?

7. What About Buckwheat?

“Oh, no, no, no,” says Sonoko Sakai as she jets across the test kitchen at the WSU Mount Vernon Research Station to school a student on the proper technique of draining a freshly cooked hand-cut soba noodle.”Don’t stir it. You have to pat it...
6. Consider the Dragon

6. Consider the Dragon

With his fierce gaze and swift, powerful muscles, Chinese American martial artist and actor Bruce Lee inspired John Wong and a generation of Chinese people in the early 1970s. Lee embodied a new and potent physicality as an Asian man on film, one who would transcend...
8. Washington State Road Trips

8. Washington State Road Trips

Winthrop to Marblemount-North Cascades Highway–87.4 milesI was running late, headed for Marblemount over Washington Pass. As it grew darker, I drove through thick, swirling clouds. The clouds would part, revealing a jagged peak, then close quickly, then reveal...