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Cool, sweet and refreshing. Bubble tea began as a chanced invention by a popular tea shop in Taiwan during the 1980s. With its unique taste and large neon straws, bubble milk tea quickly spread throughout the world and has grown a cult following. Referred to as either boba or pearls, the tapioca balls adds a delicious texture to any drink, from milk teas to coffee, smoothies or shaved ice…




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    2016 Mixed Heritage Day

    Celebrating its inaugural year, the 2016 Mixed Heritage Day at the Los Angeles Dodgers Stadium celebrating diversity, friendship and charity. Organized by Mixed Up Clothing, The MultiCulti Corner, DDHPR, and Multiracial Americans of Southern California (MASC), the event aims to raise awareness and to celebrate the......

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    Zao Wou-Ki at the Asia Society Museum

    Master of postwar abstraction, Chinese-French painter Zao Wou-Ki is set to be on exhibition at the Asia Society Museum in New York City. Running September 8, 2016 through January 8, 2017 and organized by Asia Society Museum and Colby College Museum of Art, the exhibition......

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    2016 Los Angeles Chinatown Moon Festival

    Celebrating its 78th year, the 2016 Los Angeles Chinatown Moon Festival celebrates tradition in a modern way with the Mid-Autumn Moon Festival or Zhongqiu. Considered one of the most important East Asian festivals of the year, the festival dates back over 3,000 years and is......

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    2016 San Francisco Chinatown AT&T Autumn Moon Festival

    Celebrating its 26th year, the 2016 San Francisco Chinatown AT&T Autumn Moon Festival continues a 1,000 year-old Asian tradition marking the end of the summer harvest. Founded by the San Francisco Chinatown Merchants Association (SFCMA), the festival runs September 10-11, 2016 in San Francisco’s historic Chinatown,......

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    2016 Häagen-Dazs Mooncake

    United States-based premium ice cream brand, Häagen-Dazs continues its annual tradition of celebrating the Mid-Autumn Moon Festival with a collection of ice cream mooncakes. Available for the Hong Kong market, the collection consists of 9 gift box sets – Petite, Yogurt, Delight, Classy, Crispy, 7-Star &......

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    Trader Joe’s Bollywood Popcorn

    American specialty grocery store, Trader Joe’s has recently introduced a new popcorn flavored with Indian spices for the American market. Called Bollywood Popcorn, the air-popped corn features a flavor reminiscent of chicken tikka masala-like and is made from an exotic blend of savory-spicy seasoning including turmeric,......

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    2016 Northern California International Dragon Boat Festival

    Celebrating its 21st year, the 2016 Northern California International Dragon Boat Festival is the largest competitive dragon boat festival in the United States. Hosted by Kaiser Permanente, the Festival runs September 17-18, 2016 and features over 120 dragon boat teams and nearly 3,000 dragon boat paddlers ranging from......

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    Hooters Opens in Hong Kong

    American restaurant chain, Hooters recently opened its first flagship store in Hong Kong. Located at Hong Kong’s central district of Lang Kwai Fong along Wyndham Street, the restaurant spans across two floors and houses 140 seats. “With bustling Hooters locations throughout Asia, we’re proud to bring......

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    2016 Taste of Manila

    Celebrating its 3rd year, the 2016 Taste of Manila is the largest Filipino street food festival in Canada. Organized by the Philippine Cultural Community Centre (PCCC) in association with the Philippine Consulate Office of Toronto, Taste of Manila showcases the best of Filipino culture and cuisine. Running August 20-21,......