Advantage, Team Taiwan: Jason Jung–Men’s Tennis Gold

"Sports" is not what usually comes to mind first when people think about Taiwan, but in August, thousands of student athletes landed in Taiwan to compete in the 2017 Summer Universiade, hosted in Taipei and the surrounding municipalities. Taiwan ranked 3rd at the competition with 90 medals, including 26 gold medals! TaiwaneseAmerican.org's Eric Kao chatted with Taiwanese American tennis player Jason Jung who competed for Taiwan at the Universiade and did quite well for himself. Read on!*…

Pungent New Fragrance Takes Taiwan By Storm

Taiwan is known for its strange trends like cartoon backpacks [link], cat cafes [link], and crazy music videos [link][link]. But as TaiwaneseAmerican.org’s Taiwan correspondent Andrea Chu has reported to us, Stinky Tofu perfume? We’re not sure about this one, Taiwan. Though most of these fads don’t really affect others, this olfactory trend is causing quite a controversy. Like the food itself, people are loving it or hating it.Taiwanese knock-off fragrance maker “Jaime” released…

Taiwanese Food Madness

After two weeks of voting, we have found our winner - Beef Noodle Soup (牛肉麵)! Just seeing the sheer number of pictures submitted of Beef Noodle Soup showed that it was going to be a very strong contender. Thank you to everyone for participating, and please let us know what foods we missed / how we can improve upon this for next year!The NCAA March Madness Tournament is under way, and we're getting into it too, food style. TaiwaneseAmerican.org is proud to present the first annual…