Overseas – Taiwan


The Lobby of Simple Kaffa - That Matcha Swiss Roll! Cafe By World Barista Champion In Taipei

The first thing that comes to mind in Taiwan is their night markets, with cheap, good and a large variety of food. Drawing influence from neighbouring countries such as Japan and Korea, I saw a fair share of indie cafes surfacing, even in the hidden alleys within Taiwan. The Lobby of Simple Kaffa was on my to-go list, simply because of the irresistible Matcha Swiss roll with oozing matcha in the centre. The café was founded by 2016’s World Barista Champion Berg Wu – the first person from Taiwan to win the World Barista Championship. Even though The......

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Addiction Aquatic Development 上引水產 - Taipei's Must Visit Seafood Market For Affordable Sashimi

Addiction Aquatic Development 上引水產 – Taipei’s Must Visit Seafood Market For Affordable Sashimi

Addiction Aquatic Development (AAD) 上引水產 has become a must-visit for many travelers to Taipei, especially if they are craving for fresh and super affordable seafood, sashimi and sushi. Some call ADD Taipei’s answer to Tokyo’s Tsukiji Fish Market. The capacity and area are not as huge though, but...

March 02, 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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