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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....

Post-pandemic Era - Efforts to Promote Taiwanese Cuisine and Hand-shaken Drinks

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - Media OutReach - 17 December 2021 - Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the government imposed a number of control measures such as lockdowns and home-isolation. These measures have sparke...

Taiwanese restaurant wins over French model with bubble tea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — French fashion model Ivanka Smilenko has selected Taiwanese restaurant Le 37m2 as one of her favorite eateries. The Chanel and Vivienne Westwood model, who recently gra...

Two Taiwanese restaurant chains self-impose indoor-dining bans

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As COVID-19 continues to spread in Taiwan, two restaurant chains have self-imposed indoor-dining bans, CNA reported. TKK Fried Chicken announced on Sunday (May 16) that...

Video shows woman set Chinese tourist straight on 'Taiwan independence'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A video showing a Taiwanese restaurant owner setting a Chinese tourist straight on the histories of their two countries has gone viral. On Oct. 9, the eve of Taiwan'...

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...

Taiwanese restaurants donate free meals to hospital workers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After a Taichung bento restaurant on Saturday (Feb. 29) sparked controversy for refusing to provide service to local hospitals, food service workers have begun donating fr...

Taiwan restaurant chain refuses customers with recent travel history to China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Well-known Taiwanese restaurant chain Umai announced Thursday (Jan. 30) that it would no longer provide service at any of its locations to customers who have recently trav...

Buckskin Beerhouse to celebrate Oktoberfest in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Buckskin Beerhouse (柏克金啤酒餐廳) in Taipei will celebrate Germany's upcoming Oktoberfest by offering special drinks and dishes from Sept. 20 to Oct. 6. Oktoberfest,...

Chinese in Chile urinate, harass Taiwan restaurant for backing Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Chinese man was spotted on Friday (Aug. 23) urinating at the gate of a restaurant owned by a Taiwanese businessman in Chile who supports the anti-extradition bill moveme...

Taiwan's TKK fried chicken among 25 best fried chicken brands in New York

Taipei (CNA) The Taiwan-based TKK Fried Chicken (頂呱呱炸雞) chain has been named among the 25 best fried chicken brands in New York, according to gourmet website Eater (New York). TKK made the list as ...

Michelin Guide Taipei 2019 announced

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Michelin Guide Taipei 2019 was officially announced today and in the second edition of the Taipei Guide, 127 restaurants have been selected, including 24 which have been aw...

Taiwan’s Monga Fried Chicken to open first UK store

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Popular Taiwanese restaurant chain Monga Fried Chicken (艋舺雞排) is set to open its first European branch in London on January 27. The new branch is located at 12 Macclesf...

Taiwan’s Din Tai Fung makes inroads into Europe with new London restaurant

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Michelin-starred Taiwanese restaurant chain Din Tai Fung (鼎泰豐) made its debut in Europe with the opening of the first store in the UK on Dec. 5. Located in Covent G...

Taiwan professor wins Silver Dolphin at Cannes Corporate Media and TV Awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – An assistant professor at Yuan Ze University (元智大學) saw his promotional movie for a Taiwanese restaurant chain win a Silver Dolphin at the Cannes Corporate Media and TV Aw...