Around the Table

Around the Table
News, History, Culture, and Other Things in the Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Community
Created 16 Jun 2020
  • Shang-Chi and staying on brand
    16 Sep 2021 • 4 min read • 1 0
    Inspired by this braised pork ribs with pumpkin recipe Our AAPI Artists Spotify Playlist is OFF for the time being because one of those bot accounts deleted the entire thing :( SO sad. Also, seems lik...
  • let's rock 🤘
    02 Sep 2021 • 6 min read • 2 2
    Inspired by lychee <3 It's... FALL? I decided to make an exception and go to starbucks to get a PSL to note the changing of the seasons (a good Two Door Cinema Club song btw) I love that song and I LO...
  • a heavy week 💔
    19 Aug 2021 • 4 min read • 1 0
    Inspired by the fact that I got pad thai from a local place (Thai Singha) almost every friday in college We're back to biweekly (no newsletter next week)! We’re feeling sad about what's happening in A...
  • (food) photo journal
    12 Aug 2021 • 4 min read • 1 0
    dahi toast, from Priya Krishna's Indian-ish soo the reason our spotlight last week was on Priya Krishna was that I (Melinda) moderated an event yesterday - I chatted with Priya for a whole hour! Gosh....
  • visas part 2
    05 Aug 2021 • 5 min read • 1 0
    Inspired by Green Papaya Salad Isn't Jamie's art just GREAT? She's carrying Around the Table, honestly. lmao that’s fake news Anyhow, we hope everyone's getting to enjoy (hopefully) good weather and s...
  • insert hinge bio about needing a citizenship marriage
    29 Jul 2021 • 5 min read • 3 0
    This week is congee because Jamie found a veg dim sum place in ny (and also wants a nice, warm, feel-good meal) Surprise!!! It's a Thursday morning newsletter. How are we feeling today? Melinda went i...
  • we're back baby
    21 Jul 2021 • 5 min read • 1 0
    Inspired by Korean pickled cucumbers, one of my favorite summer snacks :) We are back! Thank you for waiting through our longer-than-expected hiatus. Jamie's poor sweet iPad has been retrieved from th...
  • Not the one-year anniversary...
    16 Jun 2021 • 7 min read • 2 0
    (Illustrations will come back as soon as Jamie retrieves her iPad from Philly) Can you believe it's our ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY?? yes, one whole year ago, we sent out our first newsletter. this is sort o...
  • 🌈 how is it june
    02 Jun 2021 • 4 min read • 2 0
    Wow! It's already June??? Has a year gone by that quickly? Also, happy pride month besties 🦄 Love, Jamie and Melinda News 📚 Illinois might be the first state to mandate that Asian American history b...
  • beach reads and more 🥵
    26 May 2021 • 4 min read • 1 0
    POV you're Jamie's iPad that she forgot to bring on vacation to draw covers with It's already the end of May wow... hope you all got a chance to celebrate AAPI Heritage in any small or big ways! today...
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