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  • Archive for December 23rd, 2010

    Team General Tso in the Taipei Mountains

    Thursday, December 23rd, 2010

    From left to right: Ian Cheney, director and co-producer Curt Ellis, co-producer Me, co-producer, and translator Taylor Gentry, director of photography We went up to get some panoramic shots for B-roll. This is a film (gasp) shot that Taylor took. It looks like Instagram. But it’s not. No filter to be had to do this. […]

    A photo collage from a reader, Kenneth Cronk

    Thursday, December 23rd, 2010

    The above image was submitted from a reader, Kenneth Cronk. I did a photo-collage of one of my favorite Chinese Restaurants called Mee Mah. I mentioned this place in a previous email and you said you had never been there. BUT – Isn’t that you I see sitting there? Sitting in front of those two […]

    The original General Tso’s chicken

    Thursday, December 23rd, 2010

    In all its glory, from Peng’s Agora Garden in Taipei. We filmed it very carefully.