Taiwanese American Heritage Week Festival near Los Angeles

The 2015 Taiwanese American Heritage Week Festival in Los Angeles takes place this year at Barnes Memorial Park in Monterey Park! There will be performances from Taiwan as well as by local talent. Be sure to come out and enjoy a beautiful day celebrating culture and community! And of course, eat some delicious Taiwanese food! You might also win a round trip ticket to Taiwan! Date: Sunday, May 17, 2015 Time: 10:00am - 7:00pm Location: Barnes Memorial Park, 350 S. McPherrin Ave., Monterey Park,…

TAPpy Hour and Donation Drive in Chicago

Join Taiwanese American Professionals - Chicago (TAP-Chicago) for our May Happy Hour/ Mixer. Spring is in full bloom, and as temperatues rise, so does the Chicago social scene. Come out and network with new folks, or get reacquainted with old friends at Vinyl Social Food and Drink. Located at the epicenter of Chicago’s River North neighborhood, Vinyl is the premier place to enjoy a comfortable and casual atmosphere, designed to please all of your senses. TAP-Chicago will takeover the downstairs…

Taiwanese American Cultural Festival in SF

Take a journey halfway around the world without leaving San Francisco! The 2015 Taiwanese American Cultural Festival officially kicks off its 23rd year. Over 8,000 people from all across the Bay Area attend this event yearly to enjoy mouth-watering Taiwanese delicacies, rock out to live performances and experience the vibrancy of Taiwanese culture. Grab tasty Taiwanese eats, from fan favorites like boba milk tea to savory entrees like minced pork over rice. During Asian Pacific American Heritage…

Taiwanese Night Market Festival in Houston

Taiwan Yes (台灣夜市) Houston is a cultural event hosted by Taiwanese Association of America, Houston Chapter. It's also known as Taiwanese Night Market Festival. The purpose of this exciting event is to introduce and promote Taiwan's culture, especially, the activities in the night market to communities in the greater Houston areas. It is an event full of great food, exuberant activities, and lots of fun. Taiwan has been renown by its manufacturing in high-tech industries and hard-working…

“Off the Menu” Film with TAP in Chicago

Join Chicago Taiwanese American Professionals (TAP- Chicago), Korean American Coalition of Chicago, Kollaboration Chicago, Korean American Bar Association of Chicago, OKTA Chicago, and Social Quarters for a screening of OFF THE MENU a film about Asian Americans and their relationship with food. A panel discussion with local Asian American chefs and restaurant owners follows the film. Panelists include Top Chef contestant Beverly Kim (Parachute), Ivan Lee (Aloha Eats), and Paul Ko (Vora). TAP-Chicago…

Taiwanese Cookbook Launch with Cathy Erway in SF

Taiwan, an island the size of Massachusetts, has a big presence in food and culture here in the states. Best-selling American authors, NBA stars, chefs, actors, scientists, journalists and many more hold a connection to the island and its traditions. Surprisingly, there has yet to be a collection of food insights and history of Taiwan—until now at least. In The Food of Taiwan, author Cathy Erway brings into focus those foods and the wild array of flavors that define Taiwan. The book serves…

Foodies Meetup with TAP in Boston

Hey Foodies! Thanks to those who joined Taiwanese American Professionals - Boston (TAP-Boston) at Night Market in January -- missed out, or are you hungry for more? This month we're checking out Koy, a new addition to the Asian fusion food crowd. It's rated 4.5 stars on Yelp (http://www.yelp.com/biz/koy-boston) and is all the buzz, so come check it out with us! Ticket price includes admission to our private area at the bar where we'll be sampling the following bites (menu subject to change): Spicy…

The Food of Taiwan Cookbook: NYC Launch Party & Event

Join Cathy Erway & friends for the exciting launch party & events for THE FOOD OF TAIWAN--the new Taiwanese cookbook (and first from a major U.S. publisher!) releasing March 24th! *UPDATE* "The Taiwanese Table: Cuisine & Identity" panel is now SOLD OUT! For folks who couldn't make it, WNYC (NPR affiliate) will air the show live at this site (embedded video will appear day of).    Tuesday, March 24th @ 7 pm - THE TAIWANESE TABLE: CUISINE & IDENTITY - All-star Taiwanese…

The Year of Taiwanese Food

Photo Credit: Jetset Times' "50 Foods in Taipei You Need to Eat" / The Food of Taiwan cookbook / Ho Chie Tsai/@hochie71 Food writers, photographers, entrepreneurs, chefs and more—we want to hear from you! Do you enjoy writing about Taiwanese food? Do you love cooking and/or posting videos or photos of Taiwanese food? Do you work with Taiwanese food in some way? If 'yes' to any of the above, join us in celebrating Taiwanese food this year! TaiwaneseAmerican.org is excited to…