Samba, Amazon fruits and fish at Brazil's Ver-O-Peso market

BELEM, Brazil (AP) — Exotic Amazonian fruits, medicinal tonics with natural ingredients from the rainforest that claim to cure it all and freshwater fish served fried with a side of thick, deep purple...

Bencotto at Mandarin Oriental, Taipei presents a delectable tale of Tuscany

Mandarin Oriental, Taipei welcomes Chef de Cuisine of La Leggenda dei Frati, a Michelin one-star restaurant in Florence, Italy, as well as the restaurant’s Pastry Chef Gabriele Vannucci, to show...

When disaster strikes, Chef Jose Andres is on the ground

NEW YORK (AP) — After earthquakes, as hurricanes blow and drench, when wildfires chew through neighborhoods and volcanoes spew deadly lava, look for a gregarious chef toting huge and mighty paella pan...

Café Un Deux Trois at Mandarin Oriental, Taipei presents “Canadian Carnival” this autumn

Foodie alert! Café Un Deux Trois at Mandarin Oriental, Taipei is delighted to present “Canadian Carnival” this autumn, in cooperation with the Canadian Trade Office in Taipei! From ...

Television celebrity chef, restaurateur Carl Ruiz dies at 44

NEW YORK (AP) — Television celebrity chef and restaurateur Carl Ruiz has died. He was 44. His New York City restaurant, La Cubana, confirmed his death in an Instagram post on Sunday....

Taiwan's Kai Ping Culinary School offers internationally recognized culinary education

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s first and only vocational school specializing in culinary education for high school students continues to expand its educational offerings with a unique app...

Taipei Dept. of Health offers healthy BBQ tips for Mid-Autumn Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As barbecuing has become a popular pastime of families in Taiwan during the Mid-Autumn Festival holiday, Taipei Department of Health (DOH) has offered the public timely tips fo...

Taipei launches first Muslim-friendly vending machine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s first vending machine to sell Halal food was installed at Taipei International Convention Center (TICC) on Friday (Sept. 6), providing multiple Muslim-frien...

Taiwan embraces cutthroat food delivery market

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan is seeing cutthroat competition in the online food delivery market, and two such platforms have decided to pull out this year. Local company Food To All (吃飽沒) an...

Giant lobster caught in Taiwan, released

Taipei (CNA) A giant ornate spiny lobster (panulirus ornatus) was caught off the coast of eastern Taitung County and released Wednesday by a local voluntary group that has released more than 300 lobst...

56 eateries to vie for 'best beef noodles' title in Taipei competition

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A total of 56 restaurants, 32 of which are based in Taipei, have been shortlisted in an international competition for the title of the "best beef noodles," the T...

Pocketbook issues prevail in recession-scarred Nevada

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The pack of Democratic presidential candidates made it through five hours of debating this week without diving deep into two major issues: the economy and labor unions. That won't be ...

AP Explains: A look at the Pan American Games in Lima

LIMA, Peru (AP) — The opening ceremony of the Pan American Games will be held Friday in the Peruvian capital of Lima. The largest multi-sporting event in the Americas will run until Aug. 11. Here's a ...

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...

Taiwan Culinary Exhibition 2019 will cook up a storm

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwan Culinary Exhibition 2019 organized by the Taiwan Visitors Association (TVA) will be held at Taipei World Trade Center Hall 1 from July 26 to 29. TVA Secretar...