Food – Taiwanese


Smoothie House 思慕昔 - The Mango Shaved Ice At Yong Kang

Taipei’s popular mango shaved ice store Ice Monster which used to be at Yong Kang Street, had a family dispute good enough to make it to the prime time drama slot. The store used to attract lines of customers to queue for the coveted mango dessert. After an ugly divorce where the wife accused the husband for flirting with female customers, the 15-year old shop ended its sweet journey. Subsequently it was replaced by another similar shop Yong Kang 15 (whom according to my cab driver was opened by the husband), which closed because it unfortunately just......

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Blackball – The Must Eats at Taiwan’s No1 Glass Jelly Dessert Chain

Blackball – The Must Eats at Taiwan’s No1 Glass Jelly Dessert Chain

This Blackball Taiwanese dessert 黑丸嫩仙草 has been attracting good support, especially among the youths at Bugis+. Seriously, with Singapore’s hot weather, almost any dessert-thing should work. Blackball is said to be Taiwan’s No.1 grass jelly desert chain, with natural ingredients flown fresh from Guanxi (that’s why more expensive lah.)...

January 28, 2013
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