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Kao Chi 高記 - The Other Famous Xiao Long Bao & Sheng Jian Bao Restaurant At Taipei's Yong Kang Street

Famous restaurants at Taipei’s Yong Kang Street include Din Tai Fung and Kao Chi. Two similar Chinese restaurants serving Xiao Long Bao and dumplings, with a different fate. In reality, Kao Chi came before Din Tai Fung, about 8 years prior. It started as Shanghainese street food stand, and has now a 3-storey flagship store and branches around Taipei including Fuxing South Road and Zhong Shan North Road. You won’t miss the striking red colours of the greyish building, with curious onlookers watching cooks prepare the dumplings from scratch via the open kitchen. It is hard not to......

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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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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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RAW – Best Restaurant In Taipei. By Chef André Chiang & Team, Super Difficult To Get A Reservation

RAW – Best Restaurant In Taipei. By Chef André Chiang & Team, Super Difficult To Get A Reservation

Commonly known to be “The best restaurant in Taipei”, RAW has an impossibly long waiting list to get a reservation. Chef Andre Chiang told me there are 4000 – 6000 requests every day, and “reservations per day are gone in 3 seconds”. 3 seconds. Here’s why. The team...

February 21, 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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