Food – Taiwanese


Shanghai Master Shao 上海邵師傅湯包 – 1st Smelly Tofu Xiao Long Bao in Taipei. Innovative Crispy-Tiered Dumplings

This is the story about how a Shanghainese ventured to Taiwan and started his own Xiao Long Tang Bao (小籠湯包) store to make a living, all in pursue of love. Just when you thought you heard and ate it all, available here are Crispy Cheese Xiao Long Bao, Mapo Tofu Xiao Long Bao and Zha Jiang Xiao Long Bao. Note: 上海邵師傅湯包 does not have an official English name yet (at least according to Google), so we just call this “Shanghai Master Shao” – a direct translation for easier reference. Not too sure if Master Shao ended up happily......

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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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Huang Ji Braised Pork Rice 黃記滷肉飯 - Must-Eat Taipei Specialty With 30 years Of Experience

Huang Ji Braised Pork Rice 黃記滷肉飯 – Must-Eat Taipei Specialty With 30 years Of Experience

Braised pork rice aka 滷肉飯 had always been one of the most iconic Taiwanese specialty. While Jin Feng 金峰滷肉飯 and Formosa Chang aka Hu Xu Zhang 鬍鬚張滷肉飯 are some of the top recommendations online, all of our Taiwanese friends have different preferences. After trying a few braised pork...

July 22, 2017
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Fu Zhou Shi Zu Pepper Bun 福州世祖胡椒饼 – Most Popular Food At Taipei's Rao He Night Market. Meaty & Juicy

Fu Zhou Shi Zu Pepper Bun 福州世祖胡椒饼 – Most Popular Food At Taipei’s Rao He Night Market. Meaty & Juicy

Rao He Street Night Market 饶河观光夜市 though slightly off the city centre, is one of Taipei’s most visited night markets. I nick-named this the ‘Oily Night Market’ as many stalls serve up deep-friend food (which is kind of ’heaty’). Notable stalls there include Chen Dong Herbal Pork Ribs,...

February 15, 2017
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