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…

Ghost Town Banquet with TAP in Austin

Taiwanese American Professionals - Austin (TAP-ATX) is turning three! It's been a whirlwind three years full of new friends and amazing events, but we're just getting started. On September 2nd, 2017 from 7pm-10pm we will be hosting a celebratory banquet, Texas style. Get ready for an evening full of all your Texas favorites: BBQ, two-stepping lessons, and Texan music galore. And the best part? Our Ghost Town venue! So put on your dancing shoes (or boots) and get ready for a night to remember. We…

Meet the New TAP Executive Board in SF

  Hello 朋友們 (Friends)! With the new Taiwanese American Professionals - San Francisco (TAP-SF) exec board coming up we thought it’d be a great opportunity to introduce ourselves and give a fresh look at what's in store for TAP-SF! Come meet the new Exec board and TAP family with a Two Part Series: A Day and A Night with TAP.   President - Vivian Liu External Vice President - Benjamin Shyong Internal Vice President - Alex Wu Who -- Everyone interested in meeting new…

1st Annual Taiwanese American Film Festival in LA

ATTENTION ALL FILM LOVERS! The very 1st edition of the Taiwanese American Film Festival is finally here and will be held at the beautiful Downtown Independent in Downtown Los Angeles. Established by Taiwanese American Professionals of Los Angeles (TAP-LA) - This one-day festival will celebrate short films and media works by up and coming Taiwanese and Taiwanese American makers. Indulge in the Festival's highlights including -- an industry panel; an Awards Ceremony and a Closing Party. Along…

“Taste of Taiwan” Gala in Chicago

Get a "Taste of Taiwan" with Taiwanese Junior Chamber of Commerce Chicago (TJCCC)! Join us for a wonderful evening of fun, authentic Taiwanese dishes created by great Chicagoland restaurants , open bar, Taiwanese pop music, and raffle. Selected dishes included in this event: 肉羹湯 (Pork Thick Soup) by t.m. Basil 雞卷 (Chicken Rolls) by t.m. Basil 炒米粉 (Fried Rice noodles) by t.m. Basil 肉圓 (Ba Wan/Taiwanese Mega-Dumpling) by Chinese Café 南北和 豆花 (Tofu Pudding) by…