How the drape holds meaning and memory for the desi mind, body, and soul. A series of interview-vignettes, showcasing uber serious sari love, brought out via passion, history, politics, through[…] The post Sari Stories, Chapter Nine: Notes From The Other Side appeared first on The Aerogram.
When I was shopping at Ranch 99 (that’s how I call the Asian supermarket chain), I saw Synear’s ‘Pork Soup Dumpling’ (also known as ‘Xiao Long Bao’ – or XLB’s abbreviated) in the freezer section. It brought me fond thoughts of Din Tai Fung. I like to try new things whenever I visit the supermarket, […]
If you've spent any time partying with Asian kids, you've witnessed it. Some more bad news for us folks who deal with the "Asian glow," according to a new study… In the presence of alcohol, a defective version of the aldehyde dehydrogenase 2 gene — which causes that pesky redness when we drink — also […]
In 2011 Kavya had many life changes. She got married, she quit her job working at a large Indian-IT company, and she immigrated to the United States from India. “It’s[…] The post Kavya’s Story Highlights Worry & Uncertainty Faced By H-4 Visa Holders Under Trump appeared first on The Aerogram.
'Jeopardy' host gets choked up by contestant's heartfelt message of support. You don't really expect to see a lot of emotional moments on Jeopardy! and you sure as heck don't expect to see Alex Trebek getting choked up. But that's what happened on Monday's night's airing of the perennial TV quiz show, when a contestant's […]
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My husband I were in California in the last week of February. This was my first trip on a plane after my health scare in 2018 where I couldn’t walk[…] The post Thoughts on a Generation’s Expectations: India vs. the U.S. appeared first on The Aerogram.
Recently, comedian Hasan Minhaj did a terrific piece on his HBO show, ‘Patriot Act,’ highlighting the issue of not ignoring the Asian American vote in 202o: The Asian American population has grown large enough to swing elections, but it remains one of the least politically active groups in the country. Hasan travels to Asian American […]