Doualy Xaykaothao http://wesa.fm en Cuisine And Culture Transform A Dallas Neighborhood http://wesa.fm/post/cuisine-and-culture-transform-dallas-neighborhood Can food revitalize an ailing neighborhood? In Dallas, global flavors seem to be playing a pretty big part in one area's transformation.<p>For decades, West Dallas was a ramshackle place: a Superfund site with a cement plant, some crime-ridden warehouses and a modest Latino neighborhood known as La Bajada across a potholed two-lane bridge from the glittery downtown.<p>This place was kind of like a desert with not so much to do, but it had some of the best views of downtown. Fri, 04 Apr 2014 19:41:00 +0000 Doualy Xaykaothao 27047 at http://wesa.fm Cuisine And Culture Transform A Dallas Neighborhood Koreans In U.S. Have Mixed Reaction To North's Threats http://wesa.fm/post/koreans-us-have-mixed-reaction-norths-threats Transcript <p>RACHEL MARTIN, HOST: <p>Here in the U.S., the largest Korean population is in California. It's actually the largest concentration outside of northeast Asia. People in that community have been especially alarmed by North Korea's recent threats. But as Doualy Xaykaothao reports from Los Angeles, many Koreans living there think the North's provocations are mostly bluster.<p>(SOUNDBITE OF CHATTER)<p>DOUALY XAYKAOTHAO, BYLINE: Backstage at Royce Hall Auditorium, members of the UCLA Korean-American Student Association are busy constructing stage props for their annual cultural night. Sun, 28 Apr 2013 11:09:00 +0000 Doualy Xaykaothao 8622 at http://wesa.fm