By Tiffany Ran Northwest Asian Weekly What many don’t know about Din Tai Fung’s humble beginnings is of its earliest days as a store
Din Tai Fung opens in U Dist.
The new Din Tai Fung restaurant held its grand opening in the University Village on Dec. 29. By 5:30 p.m., about 150 people were waiting in line for the 6 p.m. dinner. Originally from Taiwan, Din Tai Fung also has a restaurant in Bellevue, and three others in southern California.
Services held for Fred Cordova
Fred Cordova, executive director of the national office of the Filipino American National Historical Society, died on Dec. 21, 2013. His funeral and mass of Christian burial will be held at 10 a.m. on Jan. 11 at Immaculate Conception Church, located at 820 18th Ave. in Seattle. He will be buried at the Calvary Cemetery, which […]
BLOG: The real and the fake Din Tai Fung
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, […]
Ben Bridge Jewelers celebrates 100th anniversary
Ben Bridge Jewelers, a store ran by five generations of the same family, celebrates its 100th anniversary at its newly remodeled flagship store. The business celebrated their anniversary with champagne. Old friends and many elected officials were in attendance, along with Ben Bridge staff, including store manager Karen Lee, and Ed and Jon Bridge, the […]
Learn to skate like a girl
Donning a gray sweater and sitting behind a laptop, Nancy Chang blends in with most of the other API faces that are taking up residency in a non-descript café in the University Village. Yet, for a person with a rather mild-mannered demeanor, Chang can probably kickflip better than most of the students pacing the coffee shop in their oversized UW hoodies.