Grocery Shopping for Expats

Grocery Shopping for Expats (with a focus on imported goods)!

1. Jasons Marketplace (www.jasons.com.tw

Very complete Supermarket and the 1st major Taiwan supermarket chain focused on imported goods.
*Locations in Taipei, Taichung, Tainan and Kaohsiung.
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🏆 Taipei’s First Michelin Restaurant List

And the Votes are In! 😋
(Click below to see the whole list)

https://guide.michelin.com/tw/en/taipei/restaurants/page/1?max=30&sort=relevance&order=desc

36 Taipei Restaurants: The Bib Gourmand Awards List

🍜 From the Michelin Restaurant Guide Group, here is a list of 36 “Affordable” Taipei Restaurants that range from Beef Noodles to Night Market Snacks: 😋

https://guide.michelin.com/tw/en/taipei/news-and-views/taipei-michelin-guide-bib-2018/news

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”

Foods from Back Home

Missing your “Home” Food?
Here are some International Restaurants (Non-Fast Food) with locations in Taiwan:

Steakhouses:
– Ruth’s Chris (Taipei, Taichung and Kaohsiung)
– Texas Roadhouse (Taipei, with new location soon in Taichung)
– Ponderosa (with Salad Bar, locations in Neihu-Taipei, Taoyuan and Taichung)
– Volks (Taipei and Taichung)
– Morton’s (Taipei)
– Lawry’s The Prime Rib (Taipei)
– Mighty Quinn’s (Taipei)
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Quick Bites From Home

KuaAina
Kua-Aina Burger – Hawaii

A Comprehensive List Of International Fast Food / Dessert Chains in Taiwan:

Fast Food – Burgers:
– McDonalds (Located Everywhere)
– Burger King (Taipei and Taoyuan)
– MOS Burger (from Japan, offering very juicy burgers on both buns as well as rice patties – with locations throughout the country)
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