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Jiguang Eatery 吉光.小食: Gem of a find

One of the things I love best about Taipei is the unexpected and quirky micro-eateries.  These are labours of love, places that might be no bigger than a family living room but that create an oasis of calm and space … Continue reading

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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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Gusto

I am happy to introduce another blog post written by fellow foodie and friend, Maria Tan.  I am sure you will love her Christmas Eve discovery, hidden in the backstreets of Taipei.  I just love stumbling across unexpected discoveries in the back alleyways … Continue reading

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Good Cho’s: Good Choice

Did anyone else in Taipei love the beautiful late Autumn, sunny weather? Perfect for venturing out and about, and for catching up with friends.

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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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Funky, Fabulous and Fattening: Yen Restaurant at the W Hotel

Last Friday I went out for a long lunch.  I do enjoy many business lunches, but given work demands usually I try not to be out of the office for too long.  But on this occasion the food, the ambience, the … 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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A romantic oasis: the villa herbs

A few weeks ago, Mr Taiwanxifu took me out on a date.  Being a food lovers, you would think we go out on dates all the time.  But not so: outside of work or social functions, we usually eat simply at … Continue reading

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The Sweet Life: Micasa Dolci

Blogging and writing is for me a compulsion.  People often ask me how I find time.  I honestly don’t know: with a full-time career, two young children and community interests I don’t have much idle time.  But if you want … Continue reading

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