- A customer at a BCD Tofu House in Irvine, California, berated an employee with racist insults after they were told the restaurant did not take Apple Pay.
- Jonny Chun, who recorded video of the incident and shared it on TikTok, told NextShark that two Caucasian men he claimed were “under the influence of something” came to dine at BCD.
- Chun said when it was time to pay for the order, one of the customers left, while the one seen on video tried to pay with Apple Pay.
- A server and then the manager came to say that the restaurant does not use Apple Pay, which is when the customer became frustrated and went on racist rants.
A customer at a BCD Tofu House at the Irvine Diamond Jamboree berated an employee with racist insults after he was told the restaurant did not take Apple Pay.
Jonny Chun, who recorded a video of the incident on Tuesday at 11:43 p.m. and shared it on TikTok, told NextShark that two Caucasian men he claimed were “under the influence of something” came to dine at BCD.
- Authorities are investigating a string of home burglaries in the Cincinnati Tri-State area in which Asian restaurant owners have been targeted since early 2021.
- The affected homes are reportedly located in Montgomery, Blue Ash, West Chester, Milford and Indian Hill in Greater Cincinnati, as well as Villa Hills in Kentucky.
- Suspects allegedly took cash, credit cards, guns, computers, jewelry and designer items such as watches, handbags and clothing.
- Police believe the victims — primarily Chinese, Vietnamese and Indian homeowners — are being targeted based on their ethnicity due to language barriers and cultural differences.
Multiple police departments in the Cincinnati Tri-State area are reportedly investigating a surge in home burglary cases targeting Asian restaurant owners.
Affected areas include Montgomery, Blue Ash, West Chester, Milford and Indian Hill in Greater Cincinnati, as well as Villa Hills in Kentucky, as per WLWT.
The LAPD is looking for three men who ransacked and stole cash from two Korean restaurants that were open for business Monday night.
The suspects distracted employees and got away with $3,500 in cash from Chef Kang Sul Box and $2,800 from Shuto, according to CBS Los Angeles. They also took car keys, credit cards, checks and the keys to both restaurants.
Michelin Guide recently held a live awards ceremony at Huntington Beach, California to announce new Michelin Star restaurants included in its first-ever all-California restaurant guide.
Recognizing the state’s culinary diversity and agricultural bounty, Michelin’s international director Gwendal Poullennec was all praises for the local restaurants, Eater reports.
A city in New Hampshire is not too keen on the name of a new pho restaurant that is intended to be a play on words.
Pho Keene Great had displayed a small sign featuring its name, which is a play on both the Vietnamese dish pho and the name of the town, Kron 4 reported.
The host of American television food show “Bizarre Foods” publicly apologized after he described Chinese restaurants in the Midwestern United States as “horsesh*t.”
While promoting his restaurant Lucky Cricket in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Andrew Zimmern discussed cultural appropriation in an interview with Fast Company and ironically bashed Chinese restaurants located in the Midwest.
Japanese netizens are in awe of a futuristic restaurant in China which appears to be completely run by robots.
A video shared by Twitter user Shao on Saturday features a fully automated Chinese restaurant without any human worker assisting customers.
A little boy had a horrific restaurant experience in China after a waiter lost his balance and drenched the tyke with an entire pot of steaming hot soup.
Video of the incident exploded on Chinese social media as netizens questioned the restaurant’s safety measures.
McDonald’s is gearing up for a massive expansion in China with an ambitious plan for reaching double-digit sales growth per year.
The American fast-food giant has unveiled its plans to bring 2,000 additional stores to mainland China in a recent announcement, Shanghaiist reports.