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Taiwanese American wins 8th season of MasterChef Junior

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese American Liya Chu has won the eighth season of the MasterChef Junior cooking competition after wowing judges Gordon Ramsay, Daphne Oz, and Aaron Sanchez with tri...

OmniFoods Introduces OmniPork and OmniSeafood to Canada Embracing the plant-based dining trend with restaurant collaborations

VANCOUVER, CANADA - Media OutReach - 17 June 2022 - The world's first 100% plant-based OmniPork, and the ground-breaking OmniSeafood, will launch at select restaurants in Canada this Canada Day (July...

Taiwan dietitian advises against eating more than one zongzi during meal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Making and eating zongzi (sticky rice dumpling) is a popular tradition during the Dragon Boat Festival holiday in Taiwan, but a dietitian has advised against eating more t...

Taiwan High Court upholds 10-year sentence for officer convicted of embezzling 900 masks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan High Court on Wednesday (May 11) upheld a lower court’s 10-year sentence for a former lieutenant colonel convicted of stealing 900 masks in 2020. In Fe...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of May 1-7

Celebrity birthdays for the week of May 1-7: May 1: Singer Judy Collins is 83. Actor Stephen Macht (“Suits,” ″General Hospital”) is 80. Singer Rita Coolidge is 77. Singer-bassist Nic...

Recipe for My Mom’s Japanese-Style Mapo Tofu from 'The Wok'

J. Kenji López-Alt has written a new cookbook with handy tips, fascinating asides and some 200 dishes all related to the wok. One recipe in “The Wok” is for a version of mapo tofu that is similar to w...

Ukrainians in US mobilize to help 100,000 expected refugees

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — As the United States prepares to accept up to 100,000 Ukrainian refugees following Russia's invasion of their country, existing communities in cities like Sacramento and Seat...

Taiwan's Bafang Dumpling opens 1st store in US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Bafang Dumpling officially opened its first restaurant in the U.S. on Saturday (March 26). Located in City of Industry, California, the restaurant’s menu includes...

Review: Puberty runs amok in Pixar's 'Turning Red'

For better and worse, “Turning Red” is like no Pixar film before it. The film, directed by Domee Shi, who made the lovely Oscar-winning short “Bao,” is the first Pixar movie direct...

'Kill' replaced with 'suck' in TV series subtitles under Chinese censorship

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Screenshots from the American thriller series “Hannibal” with censored Chinese subtitles replacing the word “kill” with “suck” have tri...

Din Tai Fung Japan presents strawberry, chocolate soup dumplings

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Din Tai Fung Japan announced a limited-time menu consisting of soup dumplings with two new flavors — strawberry and chocolate — causing a stir on social media....

Taiwan News' essential guide to Lunar New Year food

If you didn’t already know, by this stage in the Lunar New Year festivities, you have probably realized that everything revolves around food. Families sit together and eat, gather in the kitc...

St. Louis news anchor criticized for being 'very Asian'

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A news anchor at a St. Louis television station received an outpouring of support from around the world after a viewer criticized her for “being very Asian” and told her to “keep her ...

US teacher praises Taiwan's COVID measures, food, public transport

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — American Youtuber Kristi Martin said she has fallen in love with Taiwanese cuisine and nature after living in Taipei since October 2021. In a YouTube video made by Stop...

Taiwan launches price gouging investigation into restaurants

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An interdepartmental task force has been formed to conduct an investigation into price gouging allegations in the dining industry following a public outcry. The Ministr...