Subtle Asian Baking founder Kat Lieu is building community through shared culture and tasty treats
Kat Lieu, creator of Subtle Asian Baking, talks trolls, appropriation and the joys of online community and content creation.
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2nd-generation immigrant creates live translation app to communicate with his Chinese parents
Joshua Gao, a 24-year-old tech entrepreneur from Toronto, created a chat app that can accurately translate slang and idioms into multiple la...
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Simu Liu shares 2022 highlights, lowlights in Subtle Asian Traits Facebook post
In a now-viral Facebook post, Simu Liu reflected on 2022 with a list of achievements and struggles.
Liu, 33, took to Facebook on Friday to “...
This Spotify user’s creative playlist doubles as an actual kimchi fried rice recipe
Spotify user Noah Conk’s Spotify playlist that doubles as a kimchi fried rice recipe has become a hit online.
The playlist contains a tota...
Former Subtle Asian Traits memer, now Twitch cook, goes viral for explaining the internet to Gordon Ramsay
When Twitch streamer Tricia Wang introduced herself as a contestant on the competitive reality cooking show “Next Level Chef,” Michelin-sta...
Australian couple who bonded through boba marries in Gong Cha shop
An Australia-based couple delighted social media users after sharing their recent wedding at a bubble tea shop in Brisbane on December 8th.
Subtle Asian Traits has been nominated for Facebook’s first Community Award
Social media platform Facebook announced that they are introducing a new award for creators called Facebook Community Awards, and community ...
TV Series Based on ‘Subtle Asian Traits’ Facebook Page is Under Development
“Subtle Asian Traits” (SAT), a popular Facebook group dedicated to memes and posts about the Asian experience, is now being developed as a t...
Taiwanese Woman Finds the Love of Her Life After Going on a Safari in Tanzania
A Taiwanese woman’s love story spanning across the world from Tanzania to Montreal, Canada, captured the hearts of over 53,000 people on the...
Man Makes Homemade Wontons, Makes a Crucial Mistake Dishonoring Ancestors
Leo Liu and his brother learned how to make wontons and dumplings from their parents when they were children.
So, when his brother invited ...
Woman Finds True Love With Her Coworker After ‘Lots’ of Toxic Relationships
Finding love, let alone dating after battling a toxic past is never easy, to say the least.
Carrying emotional baggage is crushing and can w...
Man Reveals How He Got His Asian Parents to Approve Of His Ghanian Wife
A newly-married Asian man shared on social media how his father eventually learned to accept his African wife.
Clarence Tan, a half Hongkong...
Vietnamese Dad Never Says ‘I Love You,’ But Wears This T-Shirt Instead
A Vietnamese dad won over the hearts of thousands of Facebook users for his incredibly sweet yet subtle gesture of love for his wife, even w...
Man’s Beautiful Mom Mistaken For His Girlfriend After Posting Photos on SAT
Jonathan Nguyen has amassed over 4,000 followers on Facebook and it’s fair to say, he’s definitely easy on the eyes.
Man Creates Soundcloud Playlist For When You Break Up With Your Asian Girlfriend
Special situations call for a variety of playlists, and sometimes, certain moods demand something more intimate, and very specific.
Woman Loses Her Totoro’s Eyes, Asks the Internet for Help
Alice Kim, a university student from Toronto, Canada, ran into a minor crisis over a week ago after washing her four-year-old Totoro plushie...
A Bully Made Fun of His Asian Lunches in School Until a Teacher Stepped In to Fix Things
Among the many experiences that connects all Asian kids who grew up in the West is the shame or embarrassment other children made you feel w...
Timstar Celebrates 6-Months With Girlfriend, All Thanks to Bubble Tea
YouTuber Timmy Sun, aka Timstar, is attributing the success of his ongoing relationship with his girlfriend Sijia Wang to the power of bubbl...
Daughter Shares Her Chinese Dad’s Unique Way of Saying ‘I Love You’ to Her Mom
Laura Tang’s father is not unlike most Asian dads who are less inclined to express their intimate feelings verbally.
As with most tradition...
Man’s Story of His Pet Chicken as a Kid That Disappears One Day is So Relatable to Asians
Every Asian child knows this classic story: boy meets chicken, boy raises chicken as his loving pet, boy gets tricked into eating his own ch...
Filipina Singer’s Parents in Instagram Post are So Supportive I’m Crying
A video clip of Filipino parents expressing pure joy while watching their talented daughter sing has touched the hearts of many on social me...
Insta Famous Photographer Who Cheated on His Girlfriend of 8 Years Becomes a Brutal Meme
Asian Twitter has been using the hashtags “the93044” and “geoff” to expose a man who cheated on his girlfriend...
Old and Out of Touch Asian Man Skypes With Subtle Asian Traits
As a 30-year-old Chinese-American who grew up in San Francisco, I remember a time before the internet, and then seeing it quickly become the...
Story of Thai Wife Kicked Out of Home by Husband Shared on ‘Subtle Asian Traits’
A Thai woman in her 60s was left homeless and heartbroken in Auckland, New Zealand after her Kiwi husband of 18 years allegedly ...