Category Taiwanese food

Bean there, done that: The low down on Taipei cafes

Dear Taipei, You know that well-worn saying “Never talk about sex, politics and religion”? I’d like to add another topic to the mix- coffee. Think about it- like sex, religion and politics, people have incredibly strong opinions about coffee, and will doggedly fight you to the bitter end to make you see their way. Where to […]

What’s happening in Taipei: January edition

Dear Taipei, It’s January 2016. Can you believe it? To me, that “6” certainly looks a bit out of place. It will definitely take a while to make the conversion from 2015 to 2016. I think my New Year’s resolution should be able to roll “2016” off the tongue, at least by midyear. But considering […]

A visit to Nanmen Market (南門市場)

If you’re after a local experience, you can’t beat picking up some produce with the locals at Nanmen Market