Video: Dying Is Not as Bad as You Think – BBC

It’s time to break the taboo that exists around death, argues palliative care doctor and author Kathryn Mannix.

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Video: How to Make Hunanese Fish Noodle Soup at New York’s Hunan Slurp

Fish noodle soup is a street food classic in China’s southwestern Hunan Province. The dish involves a fish fillet doused in a silky pork bone broth and served with a side of chewy rice noodles.

For Wang Chao, the owner of Hunan Slurp in New York’s trendy East Village, it’s a taste of home.

In this video, Wang shows us how he makes his signature dish and talks about how his restaurant is adding diversity to New York’s Chinese food scene.

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Video: An Omakase Menu Inspired by Both Korean and Japanese Cuisines

Chef Daniel Son always wanted to find a way to connect Korean and Japanese cuisines — his two favorites and the ones he finds most interesting and beautiful — but because of his Korean-American background, he wasn’t so sure it would be a fit. “My identity of being Korean and making sushi was really only in my own head and there was an initial insecurity,” says Son.

Still, the chef cites the encouragement from his parents as he expressed his hesitation. “[The concerns] weren’t even an idea to them,” he says. Son trained in Japan and at Copenhagen’s Noma, which gave him the tools to create an omakase menu that today he says is most authentic to him. Having taken over his father’s West Hollywood sushi restaurant Kura, Son has made a name for himself dishes like his blue crab ganjang gejang nigiri — the perfect marriage of identity and innovation.

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Video: What Would You Eat to Save the Earth?

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Video: Two Master Sushi Chefs Created a Brand New Omakase Using American Fish

At Odo in New York City, Kaiseki chef Hiroki Odo and sushi chef Seong-Cheol Byun create a unique omakase by using only American fish. Often times they get a box of fresh seafood delivered in the morning, with no idea of its contents, and create the menu on the spot based on the fish inside.

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