karen coates

chefs + restaurants

Eight Great Street-Food Vendors in Southeast Asia

Here are eight Asian spots the locals love just as much as visitors.
travel + culture

Asia’s Dirty Little Secret

What do we do about kitchen smoke, the problem that won’t go away?
travel + culture

Travel Smart: Southeast Asia’s Colonial Past

Gourmet’s Asia correspondent seeks out the romance of a bygone era in Singapore, Cambodia, and Burma.
travel + culture

Recipes from the Southeast Asian Homelands

Two new cookbooks document the beloved foods that Hmong and Burmese immigrants left behind.
travel + culture

The Wurst of Wisconsin

There are only two ways to grill a proper Wisconsin brat—the Sheboygan way and the wrong way.
food + cooking

Eight Great Things to do with a Lime

Asian countries have a way with this citrus fruit, and it’s a shame not to share.
travel + culture

Busted in Burma

Gourmet’s Asia correspondent gets booted out of Myanmar, possibly for grocery shopping.
travel + culture

A Sunny Tour of Northern Thailand

What you get when you combine a top Portland restaurateur with a keen local cook.
travel + culture

The General’s Tea

How the Kuomintang brought a favored drink to northern Thailand.
travel + culture

Prem Lessons

A Thai academy teaches kids to cook from the ground up.
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