The one international fast food you need to try



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Fast food favorites you can easily recreate at home



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A 60-second intro to Korean-Chinese food

Jjajangmyeon on the left, jjampong in the middle, and pan-fried mandu on the right


a bowl filled with different types of food on a plate: jjajangmyeon, jjampong, pan-fried mandu


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jjajangmyeon, jjampong, pan-fried mandu

Chinese-American food is a staple of many people’s takeout rotations, and we all have our favorite orders. When you crave it, you crave it. But there’s a lesser-known variation on Chinese food that isn’t often mentioned: Korean-Chinese food. It’s stealthy, so stealthy that the local Chinese restaurant you’ve been going to for decades, may in fact be a Korean-Chinese restaurant and you’ve never known it.

Many Korean-Chinese restaurants often serve Chinese-American favorites, like kung pao chicken, pepper steak, and crab rangoons. But the telltale sign that you’re enjoying food from a Korean-owned Chinese restaurant is the presence of three dishes on the menu: jjajangmyeon, jjampong, and tangsuyuk.

Just a fun language note, and something I feel like people don’t

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Food truck boot camp offered by Farmington Women’s Business Center

  • “Truckin’ It: Food Tuck Bootcamp” will be held at 5:30 p.m. March 9, 16, 23 and 30.
  • The course will be led by Dawn Facka.
  • Sign up for the class by visiting wesst.org or by calling 505-566-3715.

FARMINGTON — While she encourages anyone with an interest to take part, Dawn Facka is hopeful the free four-week virtual class on operating a food truck that she is leading in March as part of the Farmington Women’s Business Center is something that finds an audience of women.

“I have not seen a lot of women doing that,” said Facka, the regional manager of the non-profit group WESST, referring to entrepreneurs who start their own restaurant business in the form of a mobile operation.

“We’ve had a lot of interest from women, but right now, my perception is it’s pretty much a male-dominated industry in town,” Facka said.

The reasons for that are

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