Photo of the Day: Severed fish head mascot spotted at Taiwan baseball game

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — This photo of a dancing disembodied fish mascot at a baseball game in southern Taiwan had foreign netizens scratching their heads last week. The photographer, Chen Chin...

Photo of the Day: Taiwanese pork shop ribs English

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese netizens got a big kick out of this strange translation for "pork rib box lunch" spotted over the weekend. On Saturday (Sept. 19), a member of the F...

Michelin Guide Taipei & Taichung 2020 released

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Michelin Guide Taipei 2020 was officially announced on Monday (Aug. 24), presenting the third edition of the Taipei Guide and its first-ever Taichung Guide. In the ...

Michelin announces 2020 Taipei, Taichung Bib Gourmand winners

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Michelin on Tuesday (Aug. 11) announced 75 winners of its 2020 Bib Gourmand awards in Taipei and Taichung. Michelin's prestigious Bib Gourmand award is given to res...

Taiwanese-American wows UK cooking show judges with pig's blood cake

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —Tiffany Chang (張易涵), a Taiwanese-born chef who moved to the U.S. when she was 12, won the "Golden Apple" prize on Netflix's popular food show "Crazy Deli...

Taiwan's Din Tai Fung closing first US location due to financial pressures

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Iconic Taiwanese dumpling chain Din Tai Fung announced Thursday (June 11) that its first U.S. location in Arcadia, California, would be permanently closing after two decad...

Hot spring hotel in NE Taiwan folds over coronavirus fears

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A 13-year-old hotel in downtown Jiaoxi, a popular hot spring town in Taiwan’s northeastern county of Yilan, closed for refurbishment on Sunday due to slow business c...

Night market helps street vendors get halal-certified to boost tourism in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — To tap into the busy Muslim travel market, Liuhe Night Market in Kaohsiung is assisting several street food stalls to secure Halal certification to enable Muslim tourists ...

2020 “The Michelin Guide” Sets Foot in Taichung

Since the first arrival of the “Michelin Guide Taipei” in Taiwan two years ago, the gastronomic bible “Michelin Guide” has caught the attention of Taiwan’s food service i...

S. Korean Chef introduces Taiwan's food on TV

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — South Korean chef and entertainer Baek Jong-won (白種元) visited Taiwan and introduced the island's traditional cuisine on an episode of his cooking series "Street F...

Taiwan and S. Korea have much room for cooperation: Korean representative

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Representative Kang Young-hoon (姜永勳) of the Korean Mission in Taipei said in a speech on Tuesday (Oct. 1) that there is much room for cooperation between Taiwan and South ...

Vietnamese, Thai, Malaysian singers to perform in central Taiwan on Sept. 8

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Musicians from Southeast Asian nations will perform at the 2019 International Labor Festival in Taichung City on Sunday (Sept. 8). Wu Wei-chi (吳威志), director at the Lab...

NDC works to make Taiwan a bilingual nation

Taipei, Aug. 19 (CNA) A series of activities that encourage members of the public to speak English are being held across Taiwan, as part of the National Development Council's (NDC's) efforts ...

Taiwan Culinary Exhibition 2019 to offer multicultural fare, cooking classroom

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — This year's Taiwan Culinary Exhibition, the country's cuisine carnival, is showcasing signature Taiwanese and international cuisines from today (Jul. 26) to July 2...

Traditional Taiwanese breakfast foods touch down in Tokyo

TAIPEI -- (Taiwan News) Opening recently near Tokyo’s Gotanda Station, Tokyo Dòujiāng Life is conquering the local market one taste bud at a time with traditional Taiwanese breakfast food...