Doualy Xaykaothao http://mtpr.net en Cuisine And Culture Transform A Dallas Neighborhood http://mtpr.net/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 18:58:00 +0000 Doualy Xaykaothao 17194 at http://mtpr.net Cuisine And Culture Transform A Dallas Neighborhood Run River North Stays The Course — And Finds Success http://mtpr.net/post/run-river-north-stays-course-and-finds-success <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qBjfiTGu1jk</p> Sat, 05 Oct 2013 10:58:00 +0000 Doualy Xaykaothao 9267 at http://mtpr.net Run River North Stays The Course — And Finds Success Cambodian Americans Celebrate New Year, But Honor Grim History http://mtpr.net/post/cambodian-americans-celebrate-new-year-honor-grim-history Transcript <p>SCOTT SIMON, HOST: <p>Today in Long Beach, California, Cambodian-Americans are celebrating their new year with traditional foods, dance and songs. But the festivities also coincide with the anniversary of the Cambodian genocide. During the Khmer Rouge's reign of terror between 1975 and 1979, cities were emptied and nearly one-fourth of the population was executed, starved or worked to death. Doualy Xaykaothao reports.<p>DOUALY XAYKAOTHAO, BYLINE: The Communist Party of Kampuchea officially took control of Cambodia 38 years ago during Khmer New Year. Sat, 27 Apr 2013 13:55:00 +0000 Doualy Xaykaothao 1562 at http://mtpr.net