Taipei Pictorial April 2018: Free guide to local gourmet cuisine

Taipei (Taiwan News)--The status of Taipei City as a foodie destination has been cemented with the awarding of 24 Michelin stars to 20 restaurants across the city.   To coincide with the inaugu...

This year’s first case of hantavirus hemorrhagic fever in Taiwan confirmed 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (Taiwan CDC) on April 3 announced this year’s first case of hantavirus hemorrhagic fever in a 44-year-old male who resides in northern Ta...

Taiwan’s Top 8 Fine Dining Restaurants

2018 has been a been a seminal year for fine dining in Taiwan, and we are still only in March. Earlier this month, Michelin, the globally acclaimed restaurant guide announced its first-ever Bib G...

Three Taiwanese eateries listed among 'Asia's 50 Best Restaurants'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Hot on the heels of Taipei receiving its first-ever Michelin Guide and Michelin Bib Gourmand, three Taiwanese restaurants have been ranked on a list titled "Asia's 50 ...

Nine colleges in Taipei ban single-use, melamine dinnerware for environmental and health concerns

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)-- A total of fifty eateries in nine colleges in Taipei City have started to serve meals in reusable tableware for eat-in orders, Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) said on March 22...

Le Palais is only 3-star winner in Michelin Guide Taipei 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Michelin, a French tire company and publisher of dining guides, yesterday (March 14) released its first-ever Michelin guide to Taipei, and the sole winner of its...

Beijing orders limit of 10 foreigners in university district eateries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- To prevent the slightest chance of dissent or disorder during the coronation of Chinese President Xi Jinping as a lifetime leader of the Communist state, Beijing...

English Google map of Michelin Bib Gourmand winners in Taipei now online

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After popular demand for the precise location of all 36 eateries chosen in the Michelin Guide Taipei 2018 Bib Gourmand Selection, Taiwan News has created an English v...

Google map shows locations of Michelin Bib Gourmand winners in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Google map showing all the locations of all 36 winners of the Michelin Bib Gourmand awards in Taipei, which was released yesterday, has been created by CNA yesterday (Ma...

Taiwan headline news

Taipei, March 7 (CNA) The lead stories in major Taiwan dailies on Wednesday are as follows: @United Daily News: North Korea willing to hold talks, set up formal ties with U.S. @China Times: Taiw...

Michelin announces 2018 Taipei Bib Gourmand winners

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- For the first time in Taipei, Michelin today (March 6) released the winners of its Bib Gourmand awards, just one week before its highly anticipated Michelin Guid...

Once near death, Tropicana now No. 2 casino in Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Ten years ago, Atlantic City's Tropicana casino was on the verge of death, having been stripped of its casino license after its then-owners laid off vast swaths of the workf...

Paul Bocuse, modest but grandiose French chef, dies at 91

PARIS (AP) — He was modest about his accomplishments in the kitchen but grandiose in his dreams. Paul Bocuse credited his long reign as France's master chef to everything but himself: good produce fre...

Mudslide brings economic shock to area built on tourism

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — The California mudslide that killed at least 18 people is causing distress miles from where the torrent of muck and boulders stopped, as a local economy that thrives on to...

Trump, in Washington, doesn't get out much

WASHINGTON (AP) — After living in Washington for nearly a year, President Donald Trump has yet to enjoy a single non-working meal at a restaurant that doesn't pay him rent. He hasn't taken in a perfor...