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Naosara 尚更 Handmade Udon

Guest blogger I-Chun Liu introduces another Japanese noodle restaurant, this one featuring udon.  And she is such a regular that the owner’s wife knows to prepare her ‘usual’ order.

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二月半そば 2½ months Soba

I have heard that the hot summer months are one of the best times to enjoy Japanese buckwheat soba noodles.  And I Chun-liu introduces us to a special soba place on Zhongshan North Road.

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Secret Garden: Chamkar

Taiwan is becoming closer to South East Asia.  I don’t mean that Taiwan is geographically moving, but there is greater intermarriage, investment, business links, and increasingly, fantastic South East Asian derived restaurants opening in Taipei and elsewhere on the island.  I-Chun … Continue reading

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Bunny listens to the music

You know a place is good when you eat lunch there and then decide to go back to the same venue at dinnertime.

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Balle Balle

As a Taiwan food blogger, one of the things I get asked about the most is for a recommendation for a good Indian restaurant.  Many people (especially in the international community) crave a good, authentic Indian curry.  In recent years, … Continue reading

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Toh-Ka-Lin at Okura Hotel

I am still feeling fat and full after Chinese New Year — even despite the passage of weeks and months.  And this year, I had already over-eaten before the main festivities started.

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February’s Centered on Taipei magazine: design and bagels

The February edition of Centered on Taipei magazine is now out.  And I am excited that in this edition, there are not one but two Taiwanxifu articles.  

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Super vegetarian: Sufood

Many Taiwanese are either full-time vegetarians, or ‘part-time’ vegetarians who abstain from meat on the first and the fifteenth of the lunar month. It is not uncommon to dine out where at least one person in the group is vegetarian, … Continue reading

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Centered on Taipei Magazine: Stirfry 100

Several weeks ago, I was telling someone how much I enjoyed eating out at ‘Stir-fry 100’ places.  ‘Stir-fry what?’, she said.  ‘How come I have never heard of such places?’  Which got me thinking that perhaps it was time to … Continue reading

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French at its Best: L’ATELIER de Joël Robuchon

Taiwanxifu is excited to present a guest blog post from Maria Tan, a Taipei based writer, consultant and foodie.  Maria has agreed to share her experience of dining at Taipei’s L’Atelier, a French fine dining restaurant that is part of … Continue reading

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