Chow Down in Tapei - The Top 5 Eats

Taiwan, Taipei Guide (B): Chow Down in Tapei - The Top 5 Eats

When you visit Taipei, one of the first things that will hit you is the cornucopia of food establishments everywhere you turn! There are roadside stalls, fancy restaurants, meats on sticks, crazy dessert concoctions, a million cafes for the caffeine addicts, and everything in between.

It can be overwhelming, albeit very exciting, when you’re faced with SO MANY CHOICES. Thankfully, my Taiwanese friends knew just the right places to take me to satiate my rumbling tummy. I tried a huge variety of foods in only four days but these are my top five favorites.

I’ve been to many hot pot restaurants all over Asia and the US but I’ve never had soup as tasty as what they serve at Tao Pot. The pot is divided into two sections that look like a yin and yang symbol. One side has a clear soup with pickled cabbage that’s made in-house, and the other side has a dark broth that has been boiled for hours with a ton of Chinese herbs. The clear soup has a sour, refreshing flavor while the darker broth is hearty and spicy. We dunked thinly sliced raw beef and pork into the soup of our choice and enjoyed them shabu-shabu style. Both soups also have large pieces of tofu that has been soaking in all the delicious flavors! ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Chow Down in Tapei - The Top 5 Eats
Guide Location: Taiwan » Taipei
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Tao Pot   Yong Kang Beef Noodles   Du Hsiao Yueh   Smoothie House   Sheng Jian Bao at Shilin Night Market  
Author: Heather Teoh
Read it on author's website: http://eatthewind.com/2014/10/16/chow-down-in-taipei-the-top-5-eats/

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