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Toronto bakery declare themselves #veryAsian after customer rejections deemed them not ‘normal’

  • 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.

Chinese Baker Offers Free Cake to Thief After He Broke In to Compare Cakes

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.