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LA Company Criticized For Claiming to Have Created South Korean Dalgona Coffee


Editor’s Note: This article has been updated to include a statement Sung Yeon Choimorrow, executive director of the National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum, saying that Whipped Drinks has not reached out to the non-profit organization to ask for consent to be listed as a beneficiary.

The owner of an LA-based company has recently come under fire after claiming to have created the popular South Korean drink dalgona coffee.

Malaysians Are Allegedly Dipping Raw Salmon Into Black Coffee for Breakfast


A seafood retailer in Malaysia has captured the imagination of social media users after a Facebook page shared a supposed new way of eating salmon which involved dunking the fish into black coffee.

In an image posted on the Facebook page “Kia Eat Play,” someone is shown apparently dipping the salmon meat into a cup of kopi O, a type of traditional Singapore black coffee. The popular drink, which has Hainanese roots, is highly caffeinated and served with sugar instead of milk.

Coffee Shop in South Korea Basically Puts Customers Inside a Comic Book

An Instagram-worthy cafe in South Korea, which lets customers feel like they are inside a cartoon, has impressed a lot of netizens after images of the coffee shop went viral recently.

Named after its address in Seoul, “Cafe Yeonnam-dong 239-20” is reportedly inspired by popular Korean TV drama “W (Two Worlds)” which stars Lee Jong-suk and Han Hyo-joo.

South Korea Passes New Law Banning Coffee in Schools

In a bid to prevent students from consuming too much caffeine, the South Korean government is set to introduce legislation banning the sale of coffee in schools across the country.

Once the ban is implemented, students, as well as teachers on school premises, will no longer be able to buy all types of caffeinated drinks. Energy drinks and other beverages with a high amount of caffeine have previously been banned in schools.

Racist Calls Asian Couple ‘Gooks’ and ‘Sandra Oh’ at Coffee Shop in California

Footage from a coffee shop in California shows a White man berating an Asian couple before loudly comparing a woman to actress Sandra Oh.

The man who uploaded the video to YouTube, who wishes to keep his identity hidden, told NextShark that he was with his girlfriend at Calistoga Roastery coffee shop last Saturday when the incident occurred with a man wearing a military hat and denim shorts.