Hyatt Regency, Kota Kinabalu: Dining is a Joy

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RFT Contributor Sandra Scott returns from three months in Asia with a report about the Hyatt Regency Kinabalu’s terrific restaurants.

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A Chinese Food Marathon in Richmond, BC

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With Asian stores and shopping malls and Chinese food that rivals any you’ll find outside of China, Richmond, B.C. is Canada’s Asian capital.

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Gung Hay Fat Choy from Hong Kong

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The Chinese Year of the Dragon is especially auspicious this year because it is a lucky leap year. In Hong Kong, Chinese New Year means wonderful foods.

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Chef Wah’s Dim Sum Dumplings

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These delicious dim sum dumplings are from Chef Wah at the The Academy at the Peninsula Hotel in Hong Kong.

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Making Dim Sum in Hong Kong

Chef Wah demonstrates how to pinch the dim sum dumplings closed.

Uniquely Chinese, dim sum consists of a variety of dumplings, steamed dishes, and other items often served in individual bamboo streamers. They are similar to hors d’oeuvres, but when several are ordered they make a wonderful meal.

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Exploring Boston’s Mysterious Chinatown

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Boston is a city of neighborhoods and none is more vibrant and colorful than Chinatown. Step through the red and gold Chinatown gate at Beach and Hudson Streets and you’re transported into, what is for many of us, a secret and mysterious world.

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