Restaurant Review: Elixir

UPDATE AS OF JULY 2016: This venue is now closed. The first leaf of Elixir’s (146-148 Pasteur, D1) menu teases with a somewhat enigmatic definition of the venue’s name: “A magical or medicinal potion guaranteed to induce love.” It’s the first indication that there’s more to this restaurant concept than might first meet the eye … Read more

Universal Design

An educational blueprint for today’s diverse classrooms The world is already a much smaller place and our classrooms are increasingly diverse. Schools are charged with educating students who speak various languages and who have a wide range of pre-existing knowledge from vastly different cultural contexts. This lends itself to a myriad of benefits for students: … Read more

Troi Oi! January 2016 Edition

USD70-USD100 per kilogram for one Da Lak farmer’s “elephant coffee,” which will be distributed throughout the country starting 2016. Dang Nang Long, who owns the largest herd of domestic elephants in Vietnam’s central highlands region, discovered that his elephants enjoyed ripened coffee beans when taking them to graze in the forest. Initially, he thought nothing … Read more