、店具人情味的社區關懷、見證第一代華人移民辛酸的散房公寓、別具一格的教會氛圍一舊金山華埠(Chinatown) 的一個個時代標誌,給本地居民和外來遊客都留下了深刻的印象。華裔作家陳秀芳與白人攝影師埃文斯 合力創作的英文版新書「芍金山華埠」,讓人不出門 , 就能透過200頁的圖文解說 ,完
When Dick Evans and Kathy Chin Leong began exploring Chinatown for their new book, “San Francisco’s Chinatown,” with a goal to provide an insider’s look at the famed neighborhood, Leong was struck instead by what she saw was fading. Leong grew up in the Sunset District and was in Chinatown every weekend and through the summers, visiting her grandmother . . .
"Scenes From Chinatown"
As a child growing up in San Francisco, I knew Chinatown innately. It was where my mother would shop for glistening, bronzed roast ducks for dinner; where my dad would pop into a bakery to pick up strawberry chiffon cake in a pink box; where we’d get our fill of dumplings at cacophonic dim sum parlors; and where I’d joyfully run up the iconic wide spiral ramp of the landmark Empress of China . . .
"The Time To Worry About Chinatown"
agodas, lanterns, and, if you’re there on the right occasion, dragon and lion dancers — San Francisco’s Chinatown is a surprising delight in the heart of the city. The neighborhood’s extravagant facade not only entertains out-of-towners as San Francisco’s . . .
San Francisco Chinatown is one of the city’s most contradictory places. The neighborhood draws more tourists every year than the Golden Gate Bridge, yet most of its residents live in rundown SROs, and Chinatown's median household income is barely a fourth that of the San Francisco average. But these contradictions and cultural backstories are ...
"10 books by Bay Area authors that should be on your holiday list"
There are few places in the world that consistently draw artists and writers, and we’re lucky enough to live in one of them. That also means you need not look far for the perfect literary gift. Here are some of the best titles by local authors that were released in 2020, and what our critics had to say about each . . .
"Dick Evans and Kathy Chin Leong : San Francisco's Chinatown"
This close-up look at the oldest Chinatown in North America brings readers to a deeper understanding of this iconic destination. Evan’s images capture the diversity and humanity of the densest urban neighborhood west of Manhattan. Leong’s concentrated profiles of select Chinatown resilience . . .