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…

TAP-NY Volunteer Open House

Interested in getting involved with TAP-NY to build the Taiwanese American community in New York? Join TAP-NY’s semi-annual Volunteer Open House to meet the board, learn more about committees you can contribute to, and provide your ideas on how to improve TAP-NY! Come and learn more about joining one of TAP’s committees to help ideate, plan, and execute the 100+ diverse events that TAP hosts each year. Committees include: - Social: bringing members closer together - Professional: educating…

Flipping Out: An Irreverent Photo Essay on Making the Taiwanese Oyster Omelette

Ah, "Oh-ah-jen" (蚵仔煎). Oyster omelette. Taiwan night market staple. Street food favorite—and rare find in the United States. McD's does not exactly have an Oyster McOmelette on the drive-thru menu. So, last Saturday, several of us made the pilgrimage out to Union Church in Astoria, Queens to take part in TAP-NY's "Cooking Series" (aka Cooking 101 with a Taiwanese "Ah Ma"). Mrs. Lin, our oyster omelette Yoda, introduced us to the main ingredients of sweet potato starch, eggs, oysters…