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One of Starry Kitchen's signature dishes is Singaporean chili crab, which is served with beer buttermilk beignets to sop up the spicy sauce. Ari Shapiro/NPR hide caption

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Starry Kitchen Cookbook: The Rocky Journey Of A Famed Underground Restaurant

Nguyen and Thi Tran started Starry Kitchen out of desperation. Now the couple has a new book with their best recipes and stories of their adventures in the culinary world.

"The Night Begins To Shine," a previously unknown song first used as a joke in a 2014 episode in Teen Titans Go!, hit the charts this summer. Courtesy of Cartoon Network hide caption

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An Accidental Hit 'Begins To Shine' — And Only Because Of 'Teen Titans Go!'

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Dougie Baldwin (left) and Aaron Moten are two of the stars in the new Netflix comedy Disjointed, which is set in a medical marijuana dispensary. Patrick Wymore/Netflix hide caption

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'Disjointed' Is Like Any Workplace Sitcom — With More Pot, Sex And Language

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Supporters of South Korea's ousted president, Park Geun-hye, wave national flags during a rally demanding the release of Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong outside the Seoul Central District Court on Friday. Lee's corruption trial was linked to the scandal that brought down the former president. Jung Yeon-Je/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Will Samsung Case Mark A Turning Point For South Korean Business Ties To Government?

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After surgeons removed a tumor from Dan Fabbio's brain, they gave him his saxophone — to see whether he'd retained his ability to play. A year after his surgery, Fabbio is back to work full time as a music teacher. YouTube/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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This Music Teacher Played His Saxophone While In Brain Surgery

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One of Starry Kitchen's signature dishes is Singaporean chili crab, which is served with beer buttermilk beignets to sop up the spicy sauce. Ari Shapiro/NPR hide caption

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Starry Kitchen Cookbook: The Rocky Journey Of A Famed Underground Restaurant

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Lani Sarem poses with her novel Handbook for Mortals at the release party for the book in Chicago earlier this month. Barry Brecheisen/Getty Images hide caption

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The Brief, Tumultuous Reign Of An Erstwhile Best-Seller

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