A food aficionado in Washington, DC: Sakuramen and Locolat

I recently went to the Adams Morgan neighborhood of Washington, D.C., a culturally diverse area northwest of downtown. Sakuramen is over a year old and located in a small basement space, satisfying ramen cravings with a simple menu. About 10 minutes away is the Locolat Café. Continue reading

First documentary to look at contemporary D.C. Chinatown launches Kickstarter campaign

CHINATOWN, a half-hour vérité style documentary profiling the oldest ethnic community in Washington, D.C., has launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise finishing funds for the film. “It’s been ten days since our launch on Kickstarter and we’re very grateful for the pledges and support from the community. The confidence people have shown in the project strengthens our belief in the need to tell the story,” said filmmaker Yi Chen. Titled “CHINATOWN: A Documentary Film in Post-Production” on Kickstarter, the project has 78 backers and already reached 60% if its goal. Continue reading