BianTou 扁头 @ Hsinchu

Hsinchu is the semiconductor capital of the world – over 60% of all chips were made here. As a result, it made millionaires and billionaires of many of these techies working here. So what do some of the richest man in Taiwan eat?

Fu Hang Soy Milk 阜杭豆漿 @ Taipei

What would you do at 5.30am in the morning in Taipei? (A) Go for a run around Freedom Plaza 自由廣場 (B) Go to Xiang Shan 象山 to watch sunrise (C) Queue up for Fu Hang Soy Milk

Michelin Taipei 2018

The stars have landed in Taipei, and I am sure there will be a frenzy of star gazers going to these fine restaurants. And I am pretty sure the prices will become astronomical in a flash.

Gangshan Mutton Hotpot 岡山羊肉爐

It was a very strange phenomenon that you have a town in South Taiwan that specialises in Mutton Hotpot.  Gangshan is a small town in Kaohsiung and in a block around the size of Toa Payoh, you have something like 20 shops that sell cuisine that feature mutton, in particular mutton hotpot called 羊肉爐.

Ichiban Eatery @ Taipei

I have said many times that the best Japanese food outside of Japan can be found in Taiwan. Taiwan has been blessed with the best ingredients that are used for Japanese cuisine, and as a result of the colonization by Japanese produced an exemplary crop of Japanese chefs training locally. Thus they are more creative,…

Teppanyaki Kigetsu 季月铁板烧 @ Taipei (Closed)

Taiwan was once a Japanese colony. They left a lot of influence in its culinary traditions. One was teppanyaki, and in Taipei you can get really high quality teppanyaki at a fraction of the price of Tokyo. Kigetsu 季月 was one of the new kid on the block.

四哥的店 @ Taipei

Located up in the hills of Maokong, you can take a cable car from Maokong station next to the Taipei Zoo. This restaurant served tea-inspired dishes in a rustic setting.

貓頭鷹文創館 @ Taipei

This is not really a restaurant though it served snacks and coffee. It is highly recommended for a quiet afternoon or evening, enjoying the sunset or the quiet coastal scenery at Tamshui in Taipei.