Post Tagged with: "Taiwan"

A festival volunteer poses with a figure of Taiwan’s Third Prince, known as Nezha (哪吒).

Bubble Tea Fest Celebrates Taiwan’s Food and Culture

Culture, East Asian, Featured Posts, Food, Manhattan September 26, 2017 at 4:21 pm

New York’s first Bubble Tea Festival promoted food, culture and more from Taiwan.

Chirlane McCray and Anni Kuan. (Photo from Anni Kuan via World Journal)

First Lady in Red and the Designer Responsible

Culture, East Asian, Elections 2013, Government November 8, 2013 at 3:09 pm

World Journal profiles the Taiwanese-born designer of the red dress worn by New York City’s future First Lady Chirlane McCray at husband Bill de Blasio’s victory party.

Photo by Artur Malinowski, Creative Commons.

Chinese Students Sell Foreign Puppies

Business, East Asian, Featured Posts, Voices' Picks July 25, 2013 at 5:38 pm

Sing Tao Daily profiles an international student from China who is in the lucrative business of reselling puppies he buys from Taiwan. In his most profitable month, he made $40,000.

Poststickers from A-Pou's Taste, in Manhattan's Financial District. (Photo by Justin Chan)

In Land of Halal, a Dumpling Cart Stands Out

Business, Food July 9, 2012 at 1:16 pm

Our very own Justin Chan recently interviewed a Taiwanese dumpling vendor for the blog of chef Marcus Samuelsson, asking the owner of A-Pou’s Taste, Doris Yao, about the secrets of her success selling dumplings in Manhattan’s Financial District, as well as her thoughts on recent street vendor protests.

Nancy Bruny and her teenage son, Alessandro, rediscovered her homeland of Taiwan together.

Essay: The Bad American

East Asian, Featured Posts, Immigration March 23, 2012 at 3:08 pm

After four decades in America, a Taiwanese immigrant returns to her homeland with her teenage son. But while he discovers a part of his identity there, she finds that she has become a foreigner in her own country.