Chips are down but Taco Bell unwraps plan to expand in Asia

Oct 9, 2015

Chips are down but Taco Bell unwraps plan to expand in Asia

Taco Bell’s five-year effort to sell its Mexican-American food in India has been a slog. For one thing, “quesadilla” roughly translates in Hindi to “how much?” Sales never took off. Initially people in the U.K. and Japan didn’t cotton to the taste, and many ...

Mochi is making a sweet turn outside Japan

Oct 2, 2015

Mochi is making a sweet turn outside Japan

Vivien Wong and her brother Howard are pinning their future on a Japanese favorite that is beginning to gain popularity elsewhere. Mochi is made by steaming and pounding rice flour until it has a chewy, glutinous texture like a gummy bear or even — ...