A glutton’s complete guide to Taiwanese street food and eating out in Taiwan night markets. Eating out at a nightmarket is a national pastime in Taiwan.
Taiwanese chicken soup: The ultimate comfort food and all-around cure-all for low-energy days, bad moods, and illness.
Din Tai Fung, a local restaurant chain in Taiwan, has been making headlines all over the world with their award-winning dumplings since the 1980s.
A recent addition to the world’s top ten most unusual foods, Pig’s Blood Cake is also one of Taiwan’s most popular snacks.
Taiwanese deep-fried chicken is a popular night market snack. Taiwan has perfected the art of producing chicken dipped in batter with herbs and spices.
Ximending is a gathering place for people of all ages. It’s always busy, but things really start to get going between 6-7pm when people start showing up for the free street performances. Here are some of my photos from one night in Ximending.
Local Taiwanese vendor selling goodies in front of Taipei Main Station.
What is it about food that gets people talking? It sparks instant conversation and curiousity. Especially if it’s a vendor selling cups of mild to spicy fried snails by the cup. There must be some health benefits to eating these rather rotund snails, which come in cups of small, medium and large sized snails. I […]
So you want to know how to make dim-sum-style chicken feet at home? A friend of mine was more than happy to share her family recipe with me. The feet are fried first, then marinated, then steamed. Make sure to WASH the chicken feet first and chop off toenails. Cut the feet into quarters. Dim-Sum […]
Chicken What? So what’s the deal with chicken feet? Guess what one of the girls brought into the office for a snack? A delicious delicacy from Taichung and one I quickly declined. Words cannnot begin to describe how distressed I was to see these in our back office. I’m all for trying new things, providing […]