Taiwan’s iconic Ice Monster mango shaved ice has returned to Taipei. Brett stumbled across it the other night and had to stop in.
Pork and Crab xiaolongbao from Shanghai Pavilion Restaurant at Shangri-La’s Far Eastern Plaza Hotel in Taipei.
Taiwan is known for its signature Asian cuisine found at night markets whereas Singapore is known for its hawker centers — but how do they actually differ?
We met Joël Robuchon at the gala dinner in honor of his annual visit to L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon in Taipei, Taiwan in December, 2011.
This week, we finally got to check out the hot newcomer on the Taipei dining scene — STAY Simple Table Alleno Yannick at Taipei 101. Full review to follow, but a big thank you to Chef Sebastien Lefort and Head Sommelier Yohann Pinol for the incredible dinner, perfectly paired wines, and the after hours tour […]
While hot desserts are eaten year round in Taiwan, understandably, wintertime is the peak season for consumption of these sweet treats. Also called tofu pudding, douhua is a Chinese dessert made with a very soft tofu. In Taiwan, it can be served with a variety of toppings, including red beans, mung beans, and my […]
Not every meal needs to be a gourmet adventure. Sometimes, take-out is the order of business for a quick and simple weeknight dinner.
Photo of the Week: Main Course, “Madrid Style Organs with Chick Peas” from special Madrid menu event at DN innovación in Taipei, Taiwan.
Photo of the Week: Fish Testicles in a Ponzu Sauce from local sushi restaurant in Taipei, Taiwan.
Experimenting with Foreign Wines: Ice Wine from Taiwan — We decided to try a local ice wine produced in Taiwan that sadly did not come close to the renowned ice wines from Canada and Germany.
Drunken chicken is a common item in Chinese cuisine. It originated in the Zhejiang province of eastern China. The chicken is marinated in and then cooked in Shaoxing wine. Another version involves steaming the meat and then marinating overnight in the refrigerator. The chicken is served cold as an appetizer and has a liquor flavored […]