Michael Ty from Las Vegas is the American Culinary Federation’s (ACF) new national president. He was elected by his peers. Ty was born to Chinese parents in Manila, Philippines.
A student at South Seattle Community College, Nicole Mau is the grand winner of the national Pears Competition. Her creations, using the red anjou pear, beat competitors from Texas Culinary Academy and Florida Culinary Institution.
In the upcoming primary elections on Aug. 18, there are many Asian candidates who are aiming to represent the different communities in the Greater Seattle area. Listed below are some of the Asian American candidates that you may want to keep an eye on.
Note that this is not a comprehensive list and that Northwest Asian Weekly does not endorse any candidates during the primaries.
More than 130 million Americans suffer from at least one chronic disease. We spend $1.5 trillion dollars a year to manage chronic diseases, but it still causes 70 percent of all deaths in the United States.
I took my son fishing last week and we almost caught a fish that was THIS big.
Actually, we didn’t almost catch anything. Unless, of course, you count seaweed, in which case our fishing expedition was hugely successful.
Public Health — Seattle & King County responded to a complaint filed by a patron at Thai Tom restaurant, who saw a cockroach on the counter where food was being served.
PAGO PAGO, American Samoa (AP) — A quarter commemorating the U.S. territory of American Samoa is going into circulation.
On June 9, legislation passed by voice vote in the Senate will keep widows, widowers, and orphans of deceased U.S. citizens and legal permanent residents, who are currently in the family immigration system, from getting deported.
A free workshop series will be held by the Greater Seattle chapter of the Organization of Chinese Americans (OCA) and State Farm Bank on Aug. 1 and Aug. 8. The topic will be personal finance and money management.
The National Asian Pacific Center on Again (NAPCA) is searching nationwide for a president and CEO.