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  • Departures : Chinatown Student Producers share the story of how their families got to ... their eyes. I was surprised, however, to see that once the conversation shifted to Chinatown's past, my students' faces ...
  • ... such as Monterey Park, San Marino and Covina as opposed to Chinatown . This Taiwanese population that migrated to Los Angeles during the ... to more affluent areas of the city's Chinese American neighborhoods . George Yu , president of Chinatown's Business ...
  • Nearly 80 years after its relocation, Chinatown supports Chinese American businesses as well as newer waves of ... /Flickr/ Creative Commons License Two separate neighborhoods vied to take its place. China City, located across the street ...
  • ... far out of fashion as dining in the former tourist trap of Chinatown has become, eating a curry beef pie amid the neighborhood's ... even mundanity, seep into the survivors. What we might once have held up for ridicule as Los Angeles kitsch, we now barely even ...
  • ... a look at how food played an important role in shaping Chinatown . For many, Chinatown is not much more than a place to eat ... of Hoisin sauce and the sight of hanging roast ducks ( once banned in America ) is the area's deep social history ingrained in the ...
  • ... be a down-at-the-heels Chinese restaurant on Ord Street in Chinatown . Passers-by paused to tent their eyes and squint through blank ... as you go. The city is full of pockets of places that were once this and are now that. Even still, "Everyone thought I was crazy to do ...
  • Chinatown is becoming L.A.'s most interesting culinary neighborhood . None of the new restaurants ... political manuevering and a whole lot of violence. L.A.'s Chinatown also has a half-glamorous, half-sad Hollywood background: the ...
  • With the launch of Departures " Chinatown ," KCET offers an invitation to experience a vibrant cultural destination as part of its ongoing Web-exclusive series of ...
  • New Chinatown was a fresh start for the Chinese, but it was like much like the rest of Los ... {"additionalClasses":""}] New Chinatown Old Chinatown , with its businesses and family ...
  • ... near Olvera Street in downtown Los Angeles lies what was once known as China City . Created by socialite and entrepreneur Christine ... in "traditional" costume by day, and at night returned to Chinatown proper just a few blocks away to change into normal streetwear. ...

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