- LA LA Bakeshop in Toronto taped a sign to their front door on Tuesday that reads, “Hi there! We are a #VeryAsian bakery,” after customers allegedly walked out of the bakery because it wasn’t a “normal” bakery.
- The staff posted their sign to their Instagram page on Wednesday in solidarity with the hashtag inspired by recent viewer criticism of news anchor Michelle Li as “being very Asian.”
- Li created the #VeryAsian hashtag after receiving backlash for sharing she enjoyed dumpling soup for New Year's and was told by a viewer who called in to complain that she should “keep her Asianness to herself.”
LA LA Bakeshop, a Vietnamese bakery in Toronto, is spreading the word that they’re “very Asian” after having people walk out upon realizing they’re not a “normal” bakery.
Their announcement on Instagram was inspired by the #VeryAsian hashtag started by news anchor Michelle Li.
Vietnamese Bakery Has Lines Out the Door After Making Pink Bread from Unsold Dragon Fruit Due to COVID-19
A chain bakery in Vietnam is selling a pink bread made from the dragon fruit that has gone unsold due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
Vietnam confirmed its first two cases of the novel coronavirus on Jan. 23. As of Wednesday, all 16 cases in the country have been cured, its Ministry of Health announced.
People are having none of a bakery chain’s croissant stuffed with smoked salmon it conveniently calls sushi.
Mr. Holmes Bakehouse, located in Highland Park, California calls its new pastry the “California Croissant.”
A thief was caught trying to steal from a bakery in Nanjing, Jiangsu Province, China but instead of working with police to bring the man into custody, the owner gladly offered him a free cake.
The incident happened last Wednesday when the bakery owner, only identified by her surname Wang, discovered that someone broke into her bakery. She immediately reported what happened to the police.
A man in China with over seven years of medical education dropped out of school to pursue his passion in baking.
Huang Xiaobin was on his way to becoming a doctor until he watched “Paul Hollywood’s Bread,” a BBC show starring the celebrity chef, according to the Hangzhou Daily.