An Interview with Cynthia Cheng, the Co-Organizer of Family Style Zine: An AAPI Food Anthology

  Our own Andrea “Chuey” Chu, co-editor of TaiwaneseAmerican.org and Chrysanthemum: Voices of the Taiwanese Diaspora, interviews Cynthia Cheng, co-organizer of Family Style Zine and contributor for Chrysanthemum. Family Style Zine: An AAPI Food Anthology is an anthology promoting education on the diverse histories of Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) food. The zine features illustration and writings from 31 AAPI creators sharing the stories behind 20 dishes that shed light on the…

Grateful for Family & Friends #TaiwaneseThanksgiving

WE'RE GRATEFUL FOR YOU! And for what our Taiwanese American heritage and culture have given us... especially how it influences our American holiday traditions and food experiences. We asked for your photos showing how you celebrate #TaiwaneseThanksgiving, and we were impressed! Check out some of the submissions below. #TaiwaneseThanksgiving This American holiday is all about spending time with and appreciating family, and when you get together, you've got to take a photo... It's a given…

Tongues of Heaven / Root Tongue Interactive at UC Berkeley

Join filmmaker Anita Chang in Berkeley on Thursday, August 31st for a screening of TONGUES OF HEAVEN, followed by discussion + ROOT TONGUE exhibition! Free and open to the public. The Taiwan Council of Indigenous Peoples and UCB Native American Studies program are hosting the event. Set in Taiwan and Hawai'i, TONGUES OF HEAVEN focuses on the questions, desires and challenges of young indigenous peoples to learn the languages of their forebears—languages that are endangered or facing extinction.…

TAPpy Hour in Atlanta

We have a wonderful joint event with Taiwanese American Professionals - Atlanta (TAP-Atlanta) this month at Six Feet Under - Midtown. Six Feet Under offers great drinks and delectable seafood all under a beautiful Atlanta setting. The rooftop bar is known for breathtaking views of Atlanta’s skyline recently named among Travel + Leisure magazine’s Top 30 American Outdoor Bars! TAP-ATL is an Atlanta based community that brings people together who have interest in Taiwanese culture while providing…

Taiwanese American Heritage Week Concert in Georgia

The Formosa Melody from Taiwan will delight you with traditional instruments to celebrate our Taiwanese American Heritage Week--Atlanta. The concert will be held on Wednesday, May 24th at 5pm at the Dr. Bobbie Bailey & Family Performance Center, KSU (488 Prillaman Way, Kennesaw, GA 30144). We will begin with a dance parade along with an outdoor cultural exhibition, followed by folk songs and aboriginal bamboo dance performed by professional Taiwanese groups. Please join Atlanta Taiwanese Association…

HuanDao Documentary Online Release

HuanDao Documentary follows the story of two young women embarking on a two-week bicycle trip (known as huandao) through the country of Taiwan. One is Taiwanese American, and her return to the island explores her relationship with her family, her bicultural identity, and her greater understanding of self, home, and belonging. They travel through the beautiful island, experiencing its food and culture, befriending strangers along the way that challenge the question-- what does it mean to be Taiwanese…

Attend the 2017 ITASA East Coast Conference at NYU

The Intercollegiate Taiwanese American Students Association (ITASA) invites you to be part of our journey. The three-day 2017 East Coast Conference will take place on Feb 16 to Feb 18 at New York University’s main campus located in the thriving heart of lower Manhattan. With this year’s theme of “Intertrak”, we hope that the beautiful vibes of NYC as well as the long history of its subway and metro systems will inspire you to attend ECC and connect with like-minded individuals! Conference…

Taiwan Booth at Asia Society Night Market in Houston

TaiwaneseAmerican.org is partnering with the Taiwanese Heritage Society of Houston to present a Food Culture-themed booth at Asia Society's annual Night Market event in Houston. This family-friendly event features exciting activities, exhibitions, food trucks, local vendors, and live music. TaiwaneseAmerican.org will be showcasing some beautiful exhibition banners on Taiwan's rich food culture, cookbooks, and our popular food-inspired T-shirts. It's one of the few times our organization is present…

Mid-Autumn BBQ with TAP in NorCal

FOOD. FRIENDS. FUN. The all new 2016-2017 Taiwanese American Professionals – San Francisco (TAP-SF) Team invites the Taiwanese American community out to the South Bay for an afternoon of BBQ TAP style in belated celebration of Mid-Autumn Festival! Mid-Autumn Festival, also known as “moon festival”, is a celebration with family, friends and community! Falling on the 15th day of the 8th lunar month, Mid-Autumn Festival is the celebration of a centuries-old harvest ritual in many Asian cultures.…

Taiwanese Night Market in Georgia

Come to the TAIWAN YES! Night Market to celebrate the mid-autumn full moon festival on September 10 (Saturday) at 4PM! ATAA and other partner associations will present classic, outdoor, and creative Taiwanese night market food at the spacious parking lot of Color Imaging Inc. In the event of heavy rainy, the Night Market will move to Culture Center of TECO. The address is: 5377 New Peachtree Road, Chamblee, GA 30341. Please follow ATAA's announcement a week in advance. There will be a Karaoke…