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AISHA MALHAS/THE HOYA

Freer and Sackler Galleries Reopen During Celebration of Asian Culture

Patterned paper lanterns, a vast maze of Asian food stalls and the sounds of traditional Middle Eastern songs greeted visitors of the Smithsonian Institution’s Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery during their grand reopening celebration last weekend. The two-day celebration, “IlluminAsia: A Festival of Asian Art, Food[Read More…]

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Restaurant Review: Alfie’s

3714 Macomb St. NW | Cuisine: Asian | $ | ★★★★★ A self-described “Traveler’s Bar” serving an ever-changing variety of Thai-inspired grub, Alfie’s is an overlooked gem in the D.C. food scene. Located in Park View, the locally uthwurced restaurant conceals delectable dishes and a charming atmosphere behind a nondescript brick[Read More…]

by February 17, 2017 0 comments Food & Drink, Guide - Top, The Guide
NGUYEN: The Myth of Asian Advantage

NGUYEN: The Myth of Asian Advantage

Last week, New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof and University of Maryland professor Janelle Wong published op-eds to NBC News explaining the Asian advantage — why Asians are far exceeding other minority groups, financially and academically. Kristof suggests that Asian success stems from Confucian principles that foster an environment with an[Read More…]

by October 30, 2015 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

The Space For South Asian Culture

In response to Piyusha Mittal’s viewpoint (“Making Space for South Asian Culture,” Oct. 2, 2015, The Hoya), it is important to note that, over the course of the last year, Georgetown University and the School of Foreign Service Asian Studies Program have worked to engage South Asia in a more[Read More…]

by October 9, 2015 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
A Lighter Spin on Asian Classics

A Lighter Spin on Asian Classics

4/5 stars $$$$ Asian cuisine and I have always had a love-hate relationship. While I usually can’t get enough of the mix of sweet, spicy and tangy flavors, I’m not a huge fan of fried meat coated in heavy sauces, so I’ve been vigorously on the hunt for quick Asian[Read More…]

by January 18, 2013 0 comments The Guide

Grassroots Group With an Eclectic Vibe

Art, no matter what style, is a form of self-expression and exploration that crosses all cultural boundaries. It is also an outlet for our social concerns and grievances. What happens when a group of people decides to harness the power of artistic expression to galvanize a specific community and draw[Read More…]

by February 5, 2011 0 comments The Guide