Adapting aloha: Virus forces changes to Hawaii customs

WAIANAE, Hawaii (AP) — Glen Kila has long greeted people in the traditional Native Hawaiian way. Foreheads touching, he breathes in the person's ha, or breath. “Fa...

Double strike: Tornado, virus push Tennesseans to the limit

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — When Jose Cojom's house collapsed around his family in a tornado that struck after midnight, he knew his life was going to get much harder. But that was just the beginning. A f...

Italian restaurant Bencotto at Mandarin Oriental, Taipei wins Wine Spectator Restaurant Awards in 2019

The Michelin-recommended Italian restaurant, Bencotto, at Mandarin Oriental, Taipei has been honoured for its outstanding wine programme in Wine Spectator’s 2019 Restaurant Awards. The restauran...

Mandarin Oriental Taipei launches fantastic five room package to celebrate 5th Anniversary

This May, Mandarin Oriental, Taipei is celebrating its five-year presence in the city. From 18 May to 30 June 2019, the hotel invites guests to the award-winning property to enjoy a range of fabulous ...

Ya Ge Chinese restaurant at Mandarin Oriental, Taipei awarded one Michelin-star status by the Michelin Guide Taipei 2019

Mandarin Oriental, Taipei’s Ya Ge restaurant has been awarded one Michelin-star status. The gourmet Chinese restaurant has been included in the Michelin Guide Taipei 2019 for the second consecut...

10 Taiwan restaurants listed among world's top 1000 by La Liste

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Ten restaurants in Taipei have been listed among the 1,000 best restaurants in the world, according to the latest issue of the French food guide La Liste, which was recently unv...

Top Christmas dining options in Taipei in 2018

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- For those who long to enjoy a Christmas dinner this year in Taipei, Taiwan News has created a list of restaurants, bars and hotels that offer either dine in opportunities or tu...

Mad for Garlic location to open in Taipei's Xinyi district

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Korean company SunAtFood Co. is preparing to open one of its popular “Mad for Garlic” restaurants in Taipei next month at the start of 2019, according to a...

AP: Ivanka, Kushner could profit from tax break they pushed

WASHINGTON (AP) — At an Oval Office gathering earlier this year, President Donald Trump began touting his administration's new real estate investment program, which offers massive tax breaks to develo...

Cardi B, Pharrell, Kanye draw crowds during Art Basel Miami

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Royalty, Real Housewives and the fathers of two Kardashian babies were among the celebs that fanned out across Miami for a week of glamorous parties toasting the world's best ...

Celebrate the festivities and enjoy gastronomic delights at Mandarin Oriental Taipei

Embrace the season’s celebratory spirit and fill your heart with the festive warmth and your holiday with Mandarin Oriental, Taipei’s specially curated offers and promotions in the most ma...

Italian restaurant Bencotto at Mandarin Oriental, Taipei recognises with one fork honour by the 2019 Gambero Rosso Awards

The Michelin-recommended Italian restaurant, Bencotto, at Mandarin Oriental, Taipei has been awarded “one fork” by one of the most authoritative Italian food and wine magazines, Gambero Ro...

Mandarin Oriental, Taipei is thrilled to welcomes Executive Chef of Mandarin Oriental, Milan, Antonio Guida at Bencotto

Bencotto, the Michelin-recommended Italian restaurant at Mandarin Oriental, Taipei, is thrilled to invite Executive Chef of Mandarin Oriental, Milan, Antonio Guida, who also oversees the Michelin two-...

Philadelphia crime boss gets 2 years in prison

NEW YORK (AP) — A notorious Philadelphia mob boss sentenced to two years in prison for illegal betting quipped outside court Wednesday that President Donald Trump was right to suggest cooperators or f...

Mandarin Oriental, Taipei Welcomes Iacopo Frassi as the new chef de cuisine of Bencotto

Mandarin Oriental, Taipei is proud to announce the appointment of Iacopo Frassi as the new Chef de Cuisine of the hotel’s Michelin-recommended Italian restaurant, Bencotto. As a passionate advoc...