8 questions with the creators of Taiwan’s first-ever eco-friendly sky lantern

Taiwan Scene recently sat down with Shao to learn about the creation of this eco-friendly sky lantern, as well as the history of Pingxi in Northern Taiwan.

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Mai Mien Yen Tsai Restaurant: Michelin Bib Gourmand Purveyor of Classic Qiezai Noodles

Since Mai Mien Yen Tsai (賣麵炎仔) had been selected for inclusion in the 2019 edition of the Michelin Guide Taipei, the owner of the restaurant- Ye Haichuan’s life had changed.
TAIPEI met up with him to discuss the origins of the Ye family enterprise, their food menu and service philosophy, and what the unexpected Michelin culinary laurels mean for the business.

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Dreaming of Food in Taipei: YouTube Star Ku of Ku’s Dream Shares His Love of Local Taiwanese Eats

TAIPEI met up with this multilingual internet sensation, YouTube Star Ku of Ku’s Dream, on Yongkang Street (永康街) to discuss his life in Taipei and what he thinks of local Taiwanese food.

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Taiwan’s First Professional Underwater Cetacean Photographer

The winner of the London Natural History Museum’s 2017 Wildlife Photographer of the Year People’s Choice award went to Ray Chin of Taiwan for his image of a humpback whale and her calf. Chin is Taiwan’s first professional underwater photographer specializing in dolphins and whales. The award is the best validation of years of efforts chasing these creatures under the sea.

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Interview with Hey Taipei Author Kathy Cheng

Taiwan Scene spoke to Kathy about her blog, Tricky Taipei, her new book Hey Taipei, and about traveling in Taiwan with a baby.

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Grown in Taiwan: A Conversation with Cha Tzu Tang

A new generation of Taiwanese entrepreneurs are seeking to highlight Taiwan’s place in the natural world. Among those at the forefront of the growing “Grown in Taiwan” movement is a brand called Cha Tzu Tang.

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World Renowned Triathlete Couple Takes-On Challenge Taiwan

Ironman World Champion Mirinda Carfrae and her husband, 2009 ITU Long Distance Triathlon World Championships winner, Tim O’Donnell sat down with Taiwan Scene.

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Taïrroir, New Michelin star of Taiwan blends Chinese cuisine with western aesthetics

Taichung City native Kai Ho is a classically trained Chinese chef whose restaurant Taïrroir was recently awarded a single Michelin star. The name Taïrroir reflects Ho’s personal culinary ideals, blending the word Taiwan with the French Terroir, a term incorporating land, environment and ambiance.

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Michelin star-studded summit in Taiwan serves up mouthwatering cuisine

Taiwan Scene interviewed with two of the ICSA2018 participating Michelin-star chefs, Italian Umberto Bombana and Taiwanese Kai Ho.

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Follow Alana to Taiwan and Beyond

Alana Nichols and I are about to meet up at a vegetarian restaurant in Taipei’s Da An District. Though we’d worked together on an episode of her show, Follow Alana, a few weeks earlier (we’d explored coastal Hsinchu by bicycle, learned the finer points of rice noodle making and gotten in a kite-flying session) this…

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