Herban Kitchen & Bar: A Western Vegetarian Oasis in Taipei

We headed to Herban Kitchen & Bar for a meal and a chat with owner Marco Henry Lapka about vegetarianism, veganism, and the pros and cons of Taiwan’s meat-free

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Taiwan’s Top 10 Soup Dumplings

Xiao long bao, or little dragon dumplings, generally top anyone’s must-try in Taiwan food list. Though there are many places to get great soup dumplings around Taiwan, we think these are the ten best

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A conversation with Andrew Zimmern

The Travel Channel’s Andrew Zimmern talks to Taiwan Scene about Taipei’s expanding culinary scene, the Michelin guide, must-try Taiwanese foods and must-visit Taipei restaurants.

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In Appreciation of Taiwan’s ‘National Dish’—Braised Pork Rice

Text by Yawen Cheng Photo by Jr Tan Lin Just what goes into making the perfect bowl of braised pork rice? Let us break it down for you. The beginning of February was cold. A group of people had gathered under the Banyan tree near the Cisheng Mazu Temple, waiting for Auntie Ah-Kui’s braised pork rice…

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Theme Restaurants in Taipei

If you like food AND funny things, there are restaurants in Taipei you must absolutely try. First because it is an occasion to travel to different parts of the city in search for food, and second, because you might never see restaurants like this in your home country! Taiwan is one of those countries that made themed restaurants popular so it would be a shame not to have a look while you stay in Taipei. It was the first time I tried it, and I thought it was quite funny, so here is a selection of three restaurants that you can visit either alone or with kids!

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