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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 the...

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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,...

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2016 Edmonton Dragon Boat Festival

Celebrating its 20th year, the 2015 Edmonton Dragon Boat Festival (EDBFA) is a multi-cultural celebration and sporting event for all ages. Running August 19-21, 2016, the Edmonton Dragon Boat Festival is held annually in Alberta's beautiful capitol of Edmonton along Louise McKinney Riverfront Park. Free...

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Meet Fresh Opens in Cupertino

Taiwan-based Taiwanese dessert restaurant, Meet Fresh recently opened its first Northern California location in Cupertino. With more than 400 stores in 100 cities across China, Taiwan, Malaysia, Australia and South Korea, Meet Fresh has become a household name with their unique and fresh menu of herbal...

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2016 Starbucks Mooncake

[gallery link="none" size="large" ids="19694,19695,19696"] Seattle-based international coffee and coffeehouse chain, Starbucks is continuing its tradition of celebrating the Mid-Autumn Moon Festival with the introduction of a variety of limited edition Starbucks-inspired mooncake collections. Available for the Chinese market, Starbucks’ distinctive high-end ingredients and innovative mix of...

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2016 Nashville Japanese Film Festival

Celebrating its 3rd year, the 2016 Nashville Japanese Film Festival (NJFF) is a unique showcase of all aspects of Japanese culture, showcased through the medium of film. Running August 27, 2016, the festival bridges the gap between Japan and the United States, presenting an assortment of...