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Shin Yeh, Taipei 101

Shin Yeh, Taipei 101

When we visited Taipei earlier this year, rif suggested we dine at Shin Yeh at Taipei 101, said to serve fine Taiwanese cuisine with a panoramic view of the city. Reservation is a must, especially if you want to secure the window seat. The minimum spend per person is NT1800, if you want to secure […]

Din Tai Fung, Taipei

Din Tai Fung, Taipei

Soup dumplings (also known as xiao long bao) happen to be one of my favourite things to order when I see one in the menu. It’s an experience altogether – lifting the dumpling from its basket ever so carefully, praying it wouldn’t tear and spill all the precious broth. A good soup dumpling has a […]

Charmonix, Taipei

Charmonix, Taipei

When I visited Taiwan last May, a good friend recommended that I try Charmonix should I get tired of street food. I shrugged his suggestion off initially, thinking that wasn’t going to happen. He was right — as I got really homesick by the 5th day and the thought of XXL fried chicken and minced […]

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