By Assunta Ng How do you measure the success of an organization’s fundraising event? By the amount of money it raises? By the number of attendees or the quality of the program?
By Assunta Ng There’s a fake Din Tai Fung? According to Din Tai Fung owner David Wasielewski, a Taiwanese immigrant, Toronto’s Ding Tai Fung is not a part of the Taiwanese chain, although the restaurant’s name has the same Chinese characters. The only difference is the English translation — the “fake” one is spelled Ding, […]
By Assunta Ng How do you say goodbye to a friend who is dying? You don’t. Or, at least, I don’t.
By Assunta Ng What does Washington state mean to Chinese people?
By Assunta Ng Zero calories, no fat, no sugar, low sodium, all natural, and meatless are the key words in many of the food labels at Veggie Fest, which took place last Sunday, March 24 at the Seattle Center. I munched and munched so much at the fest that I must have sampled at least […]
By Assunta Ng Can you feed a family of four with a budget of $400 a month? A Seattle Times article said a mother was able to do so by shopping for items on sale, using coupons, and budgeting everything mindfully.
By Assunta Ng Witnessing the digital attack on publication has been a nightmare for those of us in print media. It hasn’t mattered how big, rich, or strong publications have been before, or how many prestigious writing awards they’ve won. Advertising revenue continues to bleed out, and many die as a result. Some publications, like […]
By Assunta Ng What inspired me to go to Gov. Jay Inslee’s inauguration ball on Jan. 16, even though I was sick? Gratitude.
By Assunta Ng Holiday gift givers often have misconceptions. They think that gifts have to be material or that they have to be valuable.
By Assunta Ng What does Thanksgiving mean to immigrants who have lived in America for decades like me?