Taipei Cuisine

Where to buy pineapple cakes in Taiwan
The famous pineapple cake has become one of the most sought-after souvenir treats in Taiwan. However, there are good pineapple cakes and bad ones, and the last thing you want is for your first taste of this traditional treat to be a less than appealing experience.

The most popular local dishes in Taiwan
Taiwan is truly a food paradise in Asia, from the freshest seafood to the most delicious street food at the local night markets. Taiwan has a reputation for serving up some of the tastiest dishes in all of Asia and many tourists visit the island just to try some of the ...

7 local delicacies you should try in Taichung
Taichung has always had a reputation for incredible cuisine, with tourism to the city enjoying an incredible boost, Taichung is truly booming. With so many locally produced delicacies to choose from, even locals sometimes find it hard to decide what to eat. Here are ...

10 classic Taiwanese dishes you must try
Taiwanese cuisine itself is often associated with influences from mid to southern provinces of China, most notably from the south of Fujian (Hokkien) which often leads to it being classified or grouped with 'Southern Fujianese cuisine'. However, influences from ...

The ultimate bubble tea guide to Taipei
If there is one thing you cannot miss out on in Taiwan, it’s bubble tea. Hundreds – or even thousands – of bubble tea stalls line the metro with unique flavors and sometimes questionable concoctions. Whether or not you’re a fan of this milky delight, it’s definitely ...

10 Things to Eat on Jiufen Old Street, Taiwan
At the heart of this food trip is Jiufen Old Street, a twisty labyrinthine alley noted for its hanging red lanterns and array of shops selling souvenirs and street food. If you’re looking to spend the day eating your way through Jiufen, then here are ten delicious ...