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Shilin Night Market 士林夜市 - What To Eat At Taipei's Most Popular Night Market

Shilin Night Market 士林夜市 is one of the largest and most popular night markets in Taiwan, especially when it comes to street food. However, the night market has somehow become more meant for tourists (losing some of its initial charm). But well, It is a customary part of a tourist’s experience of Taipei’s night life. It is located at the Shilin District, the former place of residence of Kimassou, Ketagalan of Pingpu. However, DO NOT stop at the Shilin station if you are taking the train, but instead to Jiantan Station – it is about a 5 to......

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Raohe Night Market 饒河夜市 – Must Visit Night Market In Taipei, For Pepper Buns, Angus Beef Cubes And Stinky Tofu

Raohe Night Market 饒河夜市 – Must Visit Night Market In Taipei, For Pepper Buns, Angus Beef Cubes And Stinky Tofu

One of the oldest night markets in Taipei, the Raohe Street Night Market饒河夜市 is packed with food, retail and entertainment stalls. Raohe Street Night Market is the epitome of authentic Taiwanese experience. With its wide range of traditional street food stalls, quaint retail shops, and carnival/arcade-style activities, this...

November 21, 2018
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Michelin Guide Taipei 2018 – The Full List. 20 Restaurants Awarded Michelin Stars, Le Palais With 3 Stars

Michelin Guide Taipei 2018 – The Full List. 20 Restaurants Awarded Michelin Stars, Le Palais With 3 Stars

The inaugural Michelin Guide Taipei has been announced with 20 restaurants awarded stars. (Also read: Taipei Michelin Bib Gourmand 2018) Cantonese Restaurant 君品酒店- 頤宮中餐廳 Le Palais located on the 17th floor of Palais de Chine (君品酒店), is the only 3 Stars recipient. Other notable inclusions are Ming Fu 明福台菜海鮮...

March 14, 2018
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Hangzhou Xiao Long Bao 杭州小籠湯包 - The Other Famous Dumpling Shop In Taipei, With Michelin Bib Gourmand

Hangzhou Xiao Long Bao 杭州小籠湯包 – The Other Famous Dumpling Shop In Taipei, With Michelin Bib Gourmand

A Taiwanese friend told me that while the tourists go for extra-super-famous Din Tai Fung 鼎泰豐, the locals head to the more ‘humble’ Hangzhou Xiao Long Bao 杭州小籠湯包. Founded by the Huang brothers who were raised in the Huaguang Community, Hangzhou Xiao Long Bao is a family-run business...

March 08, 2018
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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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Monga Coffee Roasters 丸花豆倉 – Daily Limited Earl Grey Crème Brulee With Pour Over Coffee In Taipei

Monga Coffee Roasters 丸花豆倉 – Daily Limited Earl Grey Crème Brulee With Pour Over Coffee In Taipei

There’s something alluring about Taiwan’s café which you don’t usually get in Singapore. Some attributed the charming element as a form of 文青 (hipster) or 慢活 (slow-living) attitude, and Monga Coffee Roasters probably have a bit of both. Smacked right in between Ximending and Longshan Temple metro station,...

January 28, 2018
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