Overseas – Taipei


The Guest House 請客樓 - 2 Michelin Star Chinese Restaurant In Taipei, With Delicious Sichuan And Taiwanese Cuisine

The Guest House 請客樓 is one of the five restaurants awarded with 2 Michelin Stars during the Michelin Guide Taipei for its “excellent cooking that’s worth a detour”. The other 4 restaurants are RAW, Tairroir, Sushi Anomato, and Shoun RyuGin 祥雲龍吟. During my last trip, some of my friends remarked that this was the best meal they have had in Taipei. While “best” is subjective, I thought it was worthy of its accolades, and could include it in the itinerary should I make a return visit to Taipei. One of the dining establishments at the Sheraton Grand Taipei......

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Taipei Michelin Guide 2019 – 24 Street Food With Bib Gourmand, Includes Fuzhou Black Pepper Bun, Lan Jia Gua Bao, Liu Yu Zai

Taipei Michelin Guide 2019 – 24 Street Food With Bib Gourmand, Includes Fuzhou Black Pepper Bun, Lan Jia Gua Bao, Liu Yu Zai

The Taipei Michelin Guide has announced their Bib Gourmand awardees, with 24 street food stalls found in night markets included, of which 15 of them are new entries. Interestingly, the guide chose to announce the Bib Gourmand restaurant/eateries and street food listees separately this year. 9 of last...

April 03, 2019
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Halal Chinese Beef Noodles 清真中國牛肉麵食館 - Halal Taiwanese Beef Noodles In Taipei, With Michelin Bib Gourmand

Halal Chinese Beef Noodles 清真中國牛肉麵食館 – Halal Taiwanese Beef Noodles In Taipei, With Michelin Bib Gourmand

For Muslim friends travelling to Taipei, worry not as there are quite a number of Halal food establishments to be found in the city. One of which is Halal Chinese Beef Noodles 清真中國牛肉麵食館, known for its Taiwanese-style Beef Noodles. The restaurant was also awarded the Bib Gourmand in...

February 20, 2019
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Liu Shandong Beef Noodles 劉山東牛肉麵 - Authentic Taiwanese Beef Noodles In Taipei Hidden In An Alley, With Michelin Bib Gourmand

Liu Shandong Beef Noodles 劉山東牛肉麵 – Authentic Taiwanese Beef Noodles In Taipei Hidden In An Alley, With Michelin Bib Gourmand

Hailed as one of the best beef noodles in Taipei, Liu Shandong 劉山東牛肉麵 is a well-loved eatery in the Zhongzheng district. It has been around since 1951. Liu Shandong Beef Noodles was also awarded the Bib Gourmand in the inaugural Taipei Michelin Guide. Founded by 劉佩芹 who came...

February 18, 2019
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Orange Shabu Shabu 橘色刷刷锅 – Absolutely Yummy Japanese Hotpot Restaurant In Taipei, With Large Wagyu Beef Slices And Comforting Congee

Orange Shabu Shabu 橘色刷刷锅 – Absolutely Yummy Japanese Hotpot Restaurant In Taipei, With Large Wagyu Beef Slices And Comforting Congee

Popular among foodie circles as the Japanese hot pot restaurant that is a cut above the average Taipei hot pot experience, Orange Shabu Shabu 橘色刷刷锅 is the first to elevate the hot pot genre into a more “finer dining” experience in Taiwan. It operates two branches in the...

January 28, 2019
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Mala Hot Pot 马辣顶级鸳鸯火锅 – Taipei's Most Popular Hotpot Buffet, Very Affordable With FREE-FLOW Häagen-Dazs & Movenpick Ice Cream

Mala Hot Pot 马辣顶级鸳鸯火锅 – Taipei’s Most Popular Hotpot Buffet, Very Affordable With FREE-FLOW Häagen-Dazs & Movenpick Ice Cream

A search for “Best Hot Pot Restaurants in Taipei” brought me to Mala Top Double Soup Hot Pot Restaurant 马辣顶级鸳鸯火锅 in Ximending. This hotpot chain is extremely popular among the locals and tourists, and it is not difficult to understand why. You get to enjoy value-for-money buffet-style hot...

January 25, 2019
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The Alley 斜角巷 – Popular For Brown Sugar Milk And “Aurora Drinks”, Opening In Singapore At Cineleisure And Jewel Changi Airport

The Alley 斜角巷 – Popular For Brown Sugar Milk And “Aurora Drinks”, Opening In Singapore At Cineleisure And Jewel Changi Airport

Come, come, come. All the major bubble tea brands are coming to Singapore. After HEYTEA, Nayuki, Tiger Sugar, TP-Tea, TenRen Tea, Yi Fang Tea, we will also be expecting Jenjudan 珍煮丹 and… The Alley 鹿角巷. (Xing Fu Tang 幸福堂, when is your turn?) Anyway, The Alley (sometimes called...

January 12, 2019
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Golden Flower Toast 金花碳烤吐司專賣 - OTT Sandwiches Overloaded With Cheese Only NT$100 (SGD4.40), At Ximending Taipei

Golden Flower Toast 金花碳烤吐司專賣 – OTT Sandwiches Overloaded With Cheese Only NT$100 (SGD4.40), At Ximending Taipei

The one food that is still trending in Taipei, other than Brown Sugar Bubble Milk, is OTT-Toast. Well, take a look at Comida 可蜜達炭烤吐司 with the overflowing cheese. Golden Flower Toast 金花碳烤吐司專賣 located near the Ximen Red House, enjoys a constant steady queue. The sandwich shop, with a drink...

January 08, 2019
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Ming Fu 明福台菜海鮮 – 1 Michelin Star Taiwanese Cuisine Restaurant With Only 6 Tables, Known For Buddha Jumps Over the Wall

Ming Fu 明福台菜海鮮 – 1 Michelin Star Taiwanese Cuisine Restaurant With Only 6 Tables, Known For Buddha Jumps Over the Wall

I read that the owners of one Michelin-starred Ming Fu 明福台菜海鮮 were so low profile and “largely uninterested” that they didn’t attend the Michelin ceremony. Food and customers come first. Ming Fu is a six-table Taiwanese seafood restaurant that’s worth a stop in the Zhongshan District of Taipei....

January 06, 2019
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Lin Dong Fang Beef Noodles 林東芳牛肉麵 – Perhaps The Best Taiwanese Beef Noodles In Taipei, With Flavourful Soup & Tender Beef

Lin Dong Fang Beef Noodles 林東芳牛肉麵 – Perhaps The Best Taiwanese Beef Noodles In Taipei, With Flavourful Soup & Tender Beef

When people talk about the “Best Beef Noodles in Taipei”, it is usually a toss-up between Yong Kang Beef Noodles 永康牛肉麺館 or Lin Dong Fang Beef Noodles 林東芳牛肉麵. Though there are also supporters for other humble-looking but renowned shops such as Liu Shandong Beef Noodles 劉山東牛肉麵, Niu Dian...

January 05, 2019
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