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Having Pho in Taipei - Where Supply Meets Demand

What about food from Vietnam?  There has been an insurgence of cuisines from Vietnam and Thailand in the recent years.  It’s unclear to me exactly why that is but this trend appears to follow the number of the brides the Taiwanese men import from Vietnam and Thailand.  179 more words


Yummy Vegan House - ★★★ (Beitou, Taipei)

Quick Check:

  • Quality: ★★★ - Good
  • Location: Between Qiyan Station & Beitou Station, Taipei, Taiwan (Map Below)
  • Type: All Vegan; Taiwanese & Thai
  • Price: $$ – Average (for Taiwan, $100 TWD/$350 USD for a main dish)
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Taipei 2014 Day 25

So yesterday I went to class and talked my face off as usual.

After class there was lunch at the chirashi-teria; I got karaage. Pashan T did a random point on the menu and got grilled saba, which made both me and 喬丹 envious. 246 more words


Seeking Plain Food in a Gourmet City

My zealousness during the first week in Taipei, Taiwan landed me with some digestive discomfort.  I felt bad enough that I stayed away from the spicy and the spices in the past few days.  148 more words


Day 500: Three stops in Taipei

Soph: In total, we had three stays in Taipei to fit in with travelling around the rest of the island. The first area we stayed in was nearby to an old market street and a lot of our time there we spent looking at interest gadgets and toys as Dan was very eager to get himself some more Kreo! 391 more words



I never really liked hotpot. My early memories of hotpot were of cramped tables, empty cans of gas, losing my slices of meat, and never being truly full. 251 more words