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Charlotte airport's new food and drink options to include Wow Bao

Opening soon at Charlotte Douglas International Airport's Concourse C is Wow Bao, which serves bao, pan-seared potstickers, steamed dumplings, rice and noodle bowls, soups and salads.

Charlotte Observer, posted October 5, 2022
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Lang Van Vietnamese Back on Stable Ground After Pandemic Struggles

In efforts to save the venerable restaurant, Lang Van’s customers and neighbors raised more than $63,000 — $33,000 over the desired goal.

Queen City Nerve, posted September 30, 2022
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New Journal South Asian Dance Intersections Launches

UNC Charlotte’s J. Murrey Atkins Library is institutional host to South Asian Dance Intersections, which launched September 23.

Inside UNC Charlotte, posted September 30, 2022
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Developer buys up more of Asian Corner Mall

Developer Beauxwright has purchased another part of the Asian Corner Mall at the intersection of Sugar Creek and North Tryon.

WFAE 90.7, posted September 15, 2022
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Coming soon to South End: A new location of The Dumpling Lady

One of Charlotte’s favorite spots for hand-made dumplings, noodles and traditional Sichuan cuisine is expanding to South End.

CharlotteFive, posted August 24, 2022
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CharlotteFive Lists 12 Vietnamese Food Spots in Charlotte

The Observer highlights a dozen places to find Vietnamese cuisine in Charlotte.

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Super G Mart delays Pineville opening until mid-August

Super G now expects to open in mid-August and is targeting a September or October opening for its 25,000-square-foot international food hall.

Charlotte Observer, posted June 28, 2022
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The flavors of two generations are served at these Vietnamese restaurants

Across from each other on bustling Central Avenue, two businesses serve hot, delicious food. Both are restaurants owned by Vietnamese immigrants, but their respective missions set them apart. 

CharlotteFive, posted June 23, 2022
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Open Rice announces new location

Announced in January by Axios Charlotte, Open Rice Asian Kitchen, which has a location in Blakeney, is expecting to open its second location at the Metropolitan shopping center in the fall.

Charlotte Observer, posted June 9, 2022
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Fast-casual Indian restaurant IndiGrille opens in Charlotte

Fast casual restaurant IndiGrille is now open in ParkTown Village across from Park Road Shopping Center. The Indian restaurant features rice bowls, burritos and kati rolls (street food from Kolkata).

CharlotteFive, posted June 6, 2022
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CharlotteFive readers' choice for best doughnuts profiled: Yummm Donut

Yummm Donut in Gastonia, NC, which makes fresh doughnuts all day, was voted as CharlotteFive readers choice as the best doughnuts in the Charlotte area.

Charlotte Observer, posted June 2, 2022
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New Vietnamese restaurant brings banh mi, coffee to Charlotte’s MoRA neighborhood

220C Banh Mi and Coffee has opened in Charlotte's MoRA neighborhood in the shop that formerly held Deep Sea Seafood Market. Cece Pham, her brother, Giang Pham, and her fiance, Alexander Phan, own the restaurant.

CharlotteFive, posted June 3, 2022
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Asian restaurant about to open in downtown Norwood

Lantern Sushi is set to open in the coming weeks on Main Street in Norwood, Stanly County, east of Charlotte. 

The Stanly News & Press, posted June 1, 2022
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French-Asian Bakery Opens in SouthPark

TOUS les JOURS, a French-Asian bakery and cafe, has opened in Charlotte at the Piedmont Row shopping center in SouthPark. The location is owned and operated by Chulho Chang of Charlotte, who grew up in South Korea.

QSR, posted May 24, 2022
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New Chinese Noodle Restaurant Opens in South Charlotte

Ten Seconds Yunnan Rice Noodle — also known as Shi Miao Dao — has opened in the Toringdon Market shopping center next door to Tsuki Japanese Steak House & Sushi Bar.

CharlotteFive, posted May 18, 2022
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For South Korean golfers, Presidents Cup and Asian Games could be life-changing >NBC Sports, September 21, 2022

This Charlotte native has 2 Tony nominations — and now, 2 new movies out on the same day >
Charlotte Observer via AOL, August 5, 2022

Vietnamese EV Maker raises $4 billion for a North Carolina factory and could rival Tesla >
Entepreneur, August 4, 2022

Asian Americans — NC's fastest growing ethnic group — say political parties not engaging with them >
11 Eyewitness News, Raleigh, August 4, 2022

North Carolina among top states for foreign real estate investors >
Chatham Journal Newspaper, Chatham County, NC, August 1, 2022

‘On dragon boats we celebrate life’: Cancer survivors find strength, comfort through ancient Chinese sport >
WMBF TV via MSN, Myrtle Beach/Florence, SC, July 29, 2022

NC Chinese Lantern Festival to return to Cary this November >
WWAY TV3, Wilmington, NC, July 21, 2022

Charlotte Latin grad is Syracuse University's first Asian American history professor >
The Post-Standard, Syracuse, NY, June 24, 2022

Konnichiwa sushi bar and Japanese restaurant opens >
Upstate Business Journal, Greenville, SC, May 23, 2022

AAPI heritage celebration highlights cultures, traditions, and importance of voting >
Eyewitness News11, Raleigh, NC, May 21, 2022

Columbia businesses celebrate AAPI Heritage Month >
News19, Columbia, SC, May 20, 2022

Bussells: Time to celebrate and elevate Asian American and Pacific Islander voices in SC > The Post and Courier, Coumbia, SC, May 16, 2022

Raleigh nonprofit preserves Filipino culture one dance step at a time >
Eyewitness News11, Raleigh, NC, May 13, 2022

The Nation

Fresno attorney to become first female Hmong judge in California >, August 10, 2022

Minnesota woman is first Hmong candidate in country to win GOP primary for Congress >
CBS News Minnesota, August 10, 2022

US returns looted relics of 'extraordinary cultural value' to Cambodia >
CNN, August 9, 2022

Celebrating a newly-retired Shanshan Feng, the pioneering Chinese player who broke barriers with humor and one-of-a-kind style >
GolfWeek, August 9, 2022

Michelle Yeoh to Receive American Film Institute Honorary Degree >
Hollywood Reporter via MSN, August 5, 2022

ASAPI stories told through art at Evanston Art Center >
Evanston (IL) Roundtable, August 4, 2022

Asia Cup T20: India meet Pakistan on August 28  >
Times of India, August 2, 2022

91-year-old Korean War vet attends memorial dedication >
AsAm News, July 31, 2022

Zakka, a new Asian gift shop in New Haven, CT >
Hartford Courant, via MSN, July 29, 2022

California Names Major Highway after Asian American >
Asian Fortune, July 26, 2022

Mural by Fil-Am artist displayed at Jacksonville's cultural landmark >
AbS|CBN News, July 23, 2022

Alex Wagner, the only Asian American woman hosting a prime-time cable news show. >
Yahoo!, June 28, 2022

Averie Bishop becomes first Asian American woman to win Miss Texas. >, June 27, 2022

At 83, Japanese becomes oldest to sail solo across Pacific >
USAToday (AP), June 5, 2022

The end of Korean BBQ in L.A.? >
Los Angeles Times, CA, June 2, 2022

Pooja Jesrani, NASA’s first Asian American flight director >
AsAm News, June 2, 2022

Teaching Asian American History Through the Lens of Chinese Food >
Columbia News, NY, May 25, 2022

In storied New England mill city, Cambodian Americans make political history >
MSN, May 20, 2022

Local News

AsiaCarolinas hopes to build a bridge between East and West by celebrating Asian cultures and lifestyles and highlighting the greater Charlotte's region's Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community.
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