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?
This may not be the best example of bee hoon soup in Taipei, but at 2am in the morning, it would do very well.
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
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.
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.