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3 Readings and an Open Air Book Fair

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Huang, EddieEddie Huang presents Double Cup Love: On the Trail of Family, Food, and Broken Hearts in China 
June 1st at 7:30 p.m. at Berg’n Beer Hall, 899 Bergen Street, Sponsored by Greelight Books.
You probably know Eddie Huang as the creator of EV fave Baohaus– or maybe from his R-rated culinary travelogues on his Huang’s World show on Viceland or even for his first successful memoir Fresh off the Boat, about growing up Chinese in suburban Florida (but hopefully not the eponymous show based on it, which Huang says he doesn’t watch). Whatever he does, you know it’s gonna be juicy. Now everyone’s favorite no-holds-barred gourmand is out with Double Cup Love: On the Trail of Family, Food, and Broken Hearts in Chinaa funny and poignant memoir about his search for identity. This story meets Huang when his star is already rising as a restaurant entrepreneur and budding media personality with a steady all-American girlfriend. But something’s missing–and you can follow Huang to China to find out. He’ll be joined by Elena Bergeron, executive editor at SB Nation and Eddie’s co-host on the MSG podcast.

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The Story of Kim’s Video & Music, Told By Its Clerks and Customers

(Derek Wang for New York magazine)

(Derek Wang for New York magazine)

When the last remaining location of Kim’s Video & Music announced it was closing for good, most agreed it was just another nail in the coffin, the latest reminder of what the Times called “a downtown culture now largely lost.”
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Keep It Crispy With Jum Mum’s New Fried Buns

(Photo: Daniel Maurer)

(Photo: Daniel Maurer)

We’ve already added a pair of ramen mash-ups to your to-eat list today, but allow us to add another must-try. Jum Mum, the bun spot on St. Marks Place, recently added fried bao to its menu. The fried buns, which are going for $4.30, are filled with Korean-style BBQ beef, lettuce, carrots, fried onions, cilantro and spicy BBQ sauce.
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