Kimchi really is a superfood! New York’s Asian population — well known for healthy eating habits — are the city’s thinnest demographic group, according to a new Health Department Survey. Just 36 percent of Asians say they are overweight or obese, compared with 51 percent of whites, 66 percent of blacks and 68 percent of

A founder of a new organization that aims to empower Asian women was called out for past tweets that were called “racist” against Asian males by some. Cassandra Lam co-founded The Cosmos, a community that connects “self-identifying women, femmes, gender nonconforming, queer and transgender individuals of Asian, Pacific Islander and South Asian descent” and supports them through transformational leadership retreats,

David Chang is back in the media business On the heels of magazine Lucky Peach’s closure, Momofuku maestro and Netflix star David Chang has announced a new media endeavor, and it’s a big one. Called Majordomo Media (the name of his new Los Angeles restaurant), it will encompass a podcast, television shows, and an “editorial platform.” Chang tapped some big media names,

Detox Water, the premier aloe-infused water brand has officially launched its sixth SKU, Cryptokiwi. The newest flavor was inspired by Denver Nuggets’ Mason Plumlee – a longtime supporter, ambassador, and investor of the brand – whose favorite flavor is kiwi. Cryptokiwi gets its name from the carefully-formulated kiwi flavor (with a hint of cucumber) and from the

Here’s a brilliant little stunt from Publicis timed to Fashion Week New York—a storefront on Canal Street called Deisel that appears to be a blatant knock-off store, but which is actually an official Diesel store in disguise. Canal Street, of course, is home to a notoriously sprawling marketplace of knock-off goods. Counterfeit Diesel products wouldn’t

Chloe Kim hasn’t slept in her own bed in months. Aside from a few pit stops in Los Angeles to repack, find her passport and snuggle her puppy, she hasn’t really been home in 100 days. She’s fighting jetlag and a cold but knows the people she’ll soon meet can elevate her from X Games

A Pennsylvania judge banned an entire fraternity from the state after a freshman pledge with a Baruch College chapter of the group died during a hazing ritual there. Chun “Michael” Deng was killed in December 2013 in a fraternity hazing ritual gone while trying to “rush” Baruch’s chapter of Pi Delta Psi, an Asian-American fraternity.

Sarinya Srisakul’s day job is saving lives. Straight up. As the New York Fire Department’s first ever Asian American female firefighter, Srisakul spends her working hours fighting blazes, responding to Emergency Medical Services calls, and solving whatever other disasters NYC throws her way. But her side hustle is just as heroic. When she’s not at the NYFD, Srisakul serves

The movie theater coming to Flushing’s massive Tangram project will consist of a 4D multiplex with seven auditoriums from the South Korean cinema chain CJ CGV. CJ CGV signed a lease at the 39th Avenue project, according to the Commercial Observer. The asking rent for the theater was $65 per square foot, and it should be for

Those iconic waxy, folded white Chinese takeout boxes have become so ubiquitous in America, they’re nearly as recognizable as the golden arches. But these cartons are so much more than an emblem of Asian-American fast food. They are symbols of struggle, entrepreneurship, and the will to make it in a country far from home. Behind

A lawsuit filed by four former employees at Macy’s Herald Square flagship store in New York City claimed the store racially profiled it’s Asian customers. The recently filed complaint alleged the store attendants were given instructions to limit the purchasing on Asian customers, as they believed they would re-sell the goods on other platforms. The lawsuit, filed

Signage for Korean grocery H Mart pops up Uptown. The area between Morningside Heights and the Upper West Side has quickly increased the number of Chinese and Korean restaurants recently, and now, it looks like H Mart — the Korean grocery store chain with a cult following — will soon be opening in the neighborhood, too. Harlem Bespoke spotted signage

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York (EDNY) appointed its first South Asian-American magistrate judge — Hon. Sanket Bulsara — Chief Judge Dora Irizarry announced this week. He is the first South Asian-American to serve as a judge within the Second Circuit. Just before his appointment to the bench in EDNY,

A restaurant in Manhattan’s East Village has apologized publicly and fired an employee after a customer was called an offensive term for Asian people on a receipt. Cornerstone Cafe on Avenue B acknowledged late Wednesday that a server referred to a customer as “Ching Chong” on the slip for a to-go order of steak and

The High Line-straddling Standard Hotel has found a surprise potential buyer, sources tell The Post: Hong Kong-based wheeler-dealer Goodwin Gaw. Of perhaps greater interest to the city’s potentially oversaturated hotel market, the purchase price is likely 15 percent less than what the Standard was in contract to sell for in 2014 — although the deal