An Intro to Taiwanese Food

A Guide to Taiwanese Cuisine for Expats and Foreigners

I half-jokingly tell Foreigners that the national sport in Taiwan is “Eating”.  It is not a coincidence that locals usually greet each other with the phrase “Have you Eaten Yet”, so they take their foods very seriously.

With that being said, the meals here can range from “That Tastes Familiar” to “Oh God Have Mercy!”, so I recommend a 3-Levels, Gradual approach to the extensive and wonderful cuisine of Taiwan.  Continue reading “An Intro to Taiwanese Food”

The Uniqueness of Taiwan’s Convenience Stores

Taiwan Convenience Stores: They are everywhere, but what can you REALLY “Get + Do” there?
(And yes, I can no longer imagine life without them…)

1. Food / Drinks Related
a. Ready-to-Eat Foods (Sandwiches, Hot Dogs, Salads, Oden, Etc…)
b. Freshly Brewed Coffee and Alcohol (Beer to Vodkas and Whiskeys) Continue reading “The Uniqueness of Taiwan’s Convenience Stores”