Celebrating Michelin Gastromonth in Taipei

Gastromonth offered Taipei foodies the chance to eat their way through 20 Michelin Starred and Plated restaurants, some of whom had created a special menu just for the occasion. I ate my way through five of these.  Here’s what I found.

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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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A Dialogue Between Ingredients and Cuisine Interview With Taiwanippon Chef, Tatsuya Ono

In the restaurant, Taiwanippon (赤綠), it’s a cinch that there’ll be customers there from at least two countries: Taiwan and Japan, and, indeed, the cuisine here has helped build a friendship that transcends national boundaries.

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Coffee in Taiwan – How an Island of Tea-drinkers came to love the bean!

Coffee in Taipei :
The Capital’s best coffee shops (according to our social media followers)We asked some of our Twitter and Facebook followers to chime in.

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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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