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Coppell High School Chinese teacher Angela Voelker plays Chineasy Tiles to help identify words and terms in C133 with her Chinese I class during her eighth period on March 11. Voelker was selected by The Sidekick staff as the fifth Teacher of the Issue for the 2020-21 school year. Photo by Lilly Gorman

Teacher of the Issue: Voelker celebrating Chinese culture through engagement

Victoria Hertel, Student Life Editor April 6, 2021

Coppell High School AP and honors Chinese teacher lived in Taiwan until 2005; there she studied finance and business management at Providence University. After moving to the United States, she became a...

Ramen Hakata’s original Hakata Ramen ($8.50) has a tonkotsu, cream-based broth. With many toppings such as pork and a soft boiled egg, there is a lot of dimension to the dish. It does have thinner noodles, which is disappointing to some ramen eaters.

The ramen review: With the trend towards these noodles increasing, new restaurants are popping up in the DFW area (with video)

Rutuja Joshi , Staff Writer March 30, 2017

Many people incorrectly picture ramen as a sodium-packed noodle soup in a foam cup that is eaten in copious amounts by broke college students. Authentic ramen, a Japanese and Chinese rooted dish, is...

Fortune House is a traditional Shanghainese restaurant located in Valley Ranch at 8150 N MacArthur Blvd #190 in Irving. Founded by Lucy Yong, who grew up in Shanghai, the restaurant aims to serve traditional meals.

Fortune House provides Shanghainese comfort food to local diners (with video)

Rutuja Joshi, Staff Writer January 12, 2017

  After living in Texas for 13 years, I've often felt the lack of international cuisine. For some, chain restaurants such as Chipotle and Pei Wei fill the void. For others, the empty space has...

Chinese Lantern Festival lights up State Fair of Texas

Chinese Lantern Festival lights up State Fair of Texas

October 7, 2013

By Gabby Sahm Staff Writer With excitement in the air, the State Fair of Texas opened on Sept. 27. Everyone was eager to see the new Big Tex, eat the new fried foods and ride the 212-foot ferris wheel....

Behind the Scenes: DFW Dragon Boat Festival

May 21, 2010

Story by Daphne Chen Video by Jacob Harpel and Kyle Kirby Photo Gallery by Daphne Chen On Sunday, May 16, Irving residents may have heard the sound of beating drums, the smell of fresh pad...

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