Remember the (API) ladies…

The administration and Congress under President Obama is more diverse than ever. In our latest issue of Pacific Ties (available soon online), Elizabeth Park reports on seven prominent Asian Pacific Islanders (APIs) in Obama’s administration and First Family.  I am pleased to see a variety of ethnic backgrounds and areas of expertise represented in his…

Winter 2009 Issue in Your Hands

Winter 2009: The Dialogue Issue will officially be out the week of Feb. 23! That’s right, we’re writing about conversation with a feature on blogs! Featured blogs: angryasianman.com slanteyefortheroundeye.com sexandtheivy.com 8asians.com disgrasian.blogspot.com Thanks to the PacTies staff for all their hardwork, for their sweat, for overcoming writers block and the miracle of coffee. The magazine…

V-day treats, API-style

Happy Valentine’s Day!  Want to break out of the ol’ chocolate and roses routine?  Try out these API-inspired dessert recipes, courtesy of IMDiversity.com. Bring these recipes along the next time you visit an Asian supermarket! Valentine’s Day Mochi Valentine’s Day Sticky Rice Bars Valentine’s Day Haupia (Hawaiian Coconut Pudding) Vietnamese Red Sticky Rice with Momordica…