Food – Taiwanese


Monki Café – Under The Radar Taiwanese Café With Snow Flake Desserts, At Holland Drive

You can never quite guess that Monki Café is actually a Taiwanese café in Singapore. (Incidentally, 5 Little Bears at Paya Lebar Square is also a Taiwanese eatery. What’s with the animals?) Monki Café is located at Holland Drive, serving up Taiwanese-Western savoury meals and icy snow flake desserts. Too under-the-radar. The interior is of primary yellow, with toys of monkey placed throughout. It has contrastingly cheery yet quiet, peaceful vibes. The menu was of a mish-mash of items, such as Home Made Curry Chicken Set ($9.00), Stewed Beef Brisket ($12.80), Mushroom Soup Set ($8.00), 3 Amigos Sausage Set......

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Liu Yu Zai 劉芋仔芋餅 – Fried Taro Ball With Salted Egg At Ningxia Market Taipei, With Michelin Bib Gourmand

Liu Yu Zai 劉芋仔芋餅 – Fried Taro Ball With Salted Egg At Ningxia Market Taipei, With Michelin Bib Gourmand

Two stalls from Ningxia Night Market 寧夏夜市 made it into the inaugural Taipei Michelin Bib Gourmand. One’s Rong’s Pork Liver豬肝榮仔, and the other is Liu Yu Zai Fried Taro Ball 劉芋仔芋餅. Liu Yu Zai Fried Taro Ball is easily the stall with the longest queue, but the hawkers...

March 07, 2018
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Taipei Michelin Bib Gourmand 2018. Fuzhou Black Pepper Bun, Fu Hang Soy Milk And Yongkang Beef Noodles Awarded

Taipei Michelin Bib Gourmand 2018. Fuzhou Black Pepper Bun, Fu Hang Soy Milk And Yongkang Beef Noodles Awarded

The Michelin stars will be arriving to Taipei next week, but first… the Michelin Bib Gourmand list. The Bib Gourmand is awarded to restaurants and street stalls under a certain price range. There are 36 awardees, of which 10 are located in Taipei’s popular night markets. Some of...

March 06, 2018
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Huo Yan Shai Zi Niu 火炎骰子牛 - Taiwanese Flamed Diced Beef Cubes At Plaza Singapura. Soon At ION Orchard

Huo Yan Shai Zi Niu 火炎骰子牛 – Taiwanese Flamed Diced Beef Cubes At Plaza Singapura. Soon At ION Orchard

Huoyanshaiziniu 火炎骰子牛 was one of those food kiosks with lady luck shining on them before opening, receiving much pre-publicity from many channels such as MediaCorp Channel 8, Mothership, GoodyFeed, EatBook, and Damn Worth It. My Facebook feed was literally flooded with videos of flamed up beef cubes at one...

February 20, 2018
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Typhoon Café - Modern Taiwanese Food Café At Plaza Singapura, With $14.90 Mee Sua

Typhoon Café – Modern Taiwanese Food Café At Plaza Singapura, With $14.90 Mee Sua

Maybe it doesn’t help that I have just returned from Taipei. Of course I will be excited to find a Taiwanese style café in Orchard Road at Plaza Singapura. Typhoon Cafe supposedly specialises in the “Taste of Taiwan”, serving Taiwanese street food, fruit teas and instagrammable desserts set in...

January 22, 2018
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Yong Kang Beef Noodles 永康牛肉麺館 - One Of The Best Taiwanese Beef Noodles In Taipei, With Michelin Bib Gourmand

Yong Kang Beef Noodles 永康牛肉麺館 – One Of The Best Taiwanese Beef Noodles In Taipei, With Michelin Bib Gourmand

Yong Kang Beef Noodles 永康牛肉麺館 is known to be one of the best Taiwanese beef noodle joints in Taipei, well-known for its spicy soup. It has also been listed in the first Taipei Michelin Bib Gourmand. This two-level restaurant serves up signature Beef Noodles with tender Australian beef...

January 06, 2018
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