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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