Taiwanese lunch boxes sold out in minutes at baseball event in Japan

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2015/04/11
By: Chang Hsin-wei , Yang Ming-chu and Lilian Wu

Saitama, Japan April 11 (CNA) Two Taiwanese food specialties endorsed by baseball pitcher 201504110021t0001Kuo Chun-lin (郭俊麟) have been selling like hot cakes at a “Taiwan Day” event that is being held over the weekend in Japan.

Kuo, a Taiwanese who made his debut in Japan’s professional baseball league last month as a member of the Saitama Seibu Lions, has endorsed Taiwan’s braised pork rice (滷肉飯) and yogurt green tea (多多綠茶), which are being sold at his team’s home stadium Seibu Prince Dome.

“Braised pork rice is my favorite and a delicacy for the average Taiwanese. Please have it with the yogurt green tea I recommend to get a taste of Taiwan’s culture,” the 23-year-old rookie said in a post on the Lions’ official website, accompanied by pictures of the specialties.     [FULL  STORY]

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