Toronto

Gaga over galangal

An aromatic rhizone that is native to EastAsia, galanga or galangal is often mistaken for ginger. Appearance aside (galangal is bigger and firmer than…

Phở real

Cheeky pitch: “It’s not just phở, it’s Pho King Fabulous!” Photo: Marites Sison/The Origami The story behind Pho King Fabulous is simply this: Kevin Hoang…

Unsatisfying time

Photo courtesy Reel Asian International Film Festival by MEI LING CHEN Director Frankie Chen’s much-anticipated feature film debut, Our Times, is an exercise in nostalgia…