China to Taiwan to Seattle, a family legacy lives on at Green Village
by Lisa Strube-Kilgore
As I sat clicking dispiritedly through take-out menus in search of lunch, Chi Sun Lu walked by my desk on her way outside for a quick cigarette. ”Lu,” I asked, ”Can you recommend any really good, authentic Chinese restaurants in town?” She stopped in her tracks, turned, and eyed me silently as though waiting for […]
Jan 2, 2013
Legendary dumpling house comes to the U-District
by Christina Twu
Taiwan-headquartered Din Tai Fung has made their signature xiao long bao dumpling famous in East Asia, Australia, and even Bellevue. Now the restaurant is opening a new location near the UW campus.
Nov 25, 2013
Umbrellas up: UW students turn out in force behind Hong Kong protests
by Gennie Gebhart
Seattle’s skies were clear on Wednesday night, but the University of Washington’s Red Square was a sea of umbrellas.
Oct 2, 2014
A tour of Taiwanese food in Seattle
by Judy Chia Hui Hsu
It's not a coincidence that some of the most popular Chinese restaurants in the Seattle area are Taiwanese.
Jan 5, 2015
‘It’s Bao Time’ trucks Taiwan night market flavors to Seattle
by Joy Chu
Don't have time to travel to Taiwan to visit a night market? Check out 'It's Bao Time,' a food truck inspired by the night market experience.
Jun 22, 2015
Who’s out protesting the Chinese President?
by Alex Garland
Protestors representing Tibet, Taiwan, the Falun Gong and pro-democracy movements turned out for day one of Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to Seattle.
Sep 23, 2015
China ties on the line as Taiwan votes for new president
If she wins, Tsai Ing-wen will have to balance the superpower interests of China and the United States with those of her freewheeling, democratic home.
Jan 15, 2016
5 Taiwanese phrases I wish we had in English
by Melissa Lin
Mandarin is more common in bigger cities like Taipei and places like department stores, but Taiwanese is the sound of the night markets and bustling streets.
Aug 3, 2016
Taiwan first in Asia to clear way for same-sex marriage
The court ruling in favor of same-sex marriage is the first in Asia, where socially conservative attitudes largely hold sway.
May 24, 2017
by Globalist Staff
The Taiwan Studies Program at the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies presents “Why Taiwan?” as UW Professor Jeff Hou and Jackson School Assistant Professor and historian of Taiwan James Lin talk to Chang Tieh-Chih – Taiwanese political critic and former chief editor of Hong Kong’s monthly City Magazine.
Jan 29, 2018
Cloud Gate Dance Theatre fuses Taiwan traditions and contemporary dance
by Mayumi Tsutakawa
Choreographer Lin Hwai-min reflects on the nature and culture of Taiwan and its political history in "Formosa."
Mar 15, 2018