The 80 Best Restaurants in Taipei

The best places to eat in Taipei

Taipei is a food lover’s paradise. The city’s legendary street foods and night markets tend to get all the attention in the media, but Taipei is also overflowing with amazing restaurants. One of the best things to do in Taipei is to discover new restaurants, which the city has thousands of. But they are often …

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Tea in Taiwan: A Super Detailed Guide

Tea in Taiwan: the best of Taiwanese tea

I’ll be covering a lot in this article, including varieties of Taiwanese tea, how to order tea from Taiwan, where to buy tea in Taipei and Taiwan, Taipei tea houses, how to brew Taiwanese tea, tea tours in Taipei, and tea-related attractions around Taiwan. Get a pencil and notepad ready! I’ve been living in Taiwan …

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Ximending Food Guide: What to Eat & Best Restaurants (2023 updated)

Where to eat in Ximending Taipei

Wondering what to eat in Ximending, the funkiest neighborhood in Taipei? You’ve come to the right place! While researching my article on weird things to do in Ximen, I found there were so many awesome Ximending restaurants, breakfast shops, street foods, and drinks that they deserve their own guide. Ximending is also considered one of …

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A Guide to Feasting at Fengchia Night Market in Taichung

A guide to Fenchia Night Market (Fengjia Night Market) in Taichung, Taiwan

Fengchia Night Market (逢甲夜市), also spelled Feng Chia, Fengjia or Feng Jia Night Market, is by far the most famous of the many night markets in Taichung, Taiwan. In fact, claims have even been made that it is the largest night market in Taiwan. This is difficult to verify. But there’s no doubt that it’s …

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How to Binge Eat Your Way Through Keelung Night Market

What to eat at Keelung Miaokou Night Market

Keelung Night Market (also called Miaokou Night Market) is one of the most famous night markets in Taiwan and by far the most popular of Keelung’s attractions. Many visitors, including myself, say it is their favorite night market in the whole country. Even Anthony Bourdain ate here when he visited Taiwan in 2013! It’s easy …

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The Best Cat Cafes in Taipei, the Birthplace of Cat Cafe Culture

The best cat cafe in Taiwan

A little known fact about Taiwan is that the world’s first cat café was opened in its capital, Taipei! Cats & Dog Café (now “Kitten Coffee Garden”) first opened in 1998. Their concept was simple: let customers be surrounded by fury felines while enjoying their sipping coffee or enjoying a light meal. It wasn’t until …

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What to Eat at Addiction Aquatic Development, Taipei’s Seafood Mecca

A guide to Taipei's Addiction Aquatic Development, which has the best sushi in Taipei

While their English name might be a little awkward, one thing is certain: anyone who is “addicted” to seafood will surely love Addiction Aquatic Development (上引水產) in Taipei. AAD is part luxury supermarket and part high-end fish market, plus about half a dozen dining options, from ultra gourmet meals suitable for a date to budget-friendly …

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