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Dazzling Cafe – Taiwan’s Popular Shibuya Toast Comes To Singapore at Capitol Piazza

[Updated April 2015] Shibuya toast makers Dazzling Café from Taiwan is set to razzle dazzle at Capitol Piazza opposite Raffles City. We say, be prepared for snaking long queues in Singapore when it finally opens on 18th April 2015. Other than their signature toasts, expect salads and appetisers such as Truffle Fries ($10.90), Buffalo Wings […]

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5 Must Eat Stalls From Luodong Night Market 羅東夜市

[Yilan, Taiwan] While Yilan 宜蘭 is not on many people’s travel radar, its proximity to Taipei, scenic spots of Wufengchi Waterfalls and Dongshan Water Park, a relaxing Su-ao Cold Springs, and a National Center for Traditional Arts which reminds me of Spirited Away are all good reasons to make a trip there. Foodies also should […]

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Du Xiao Yue 度小月 – Tainan Traditional Noodles With Over 100 Years Of History

[Taipei, Taiwan] I love love love Yong Kang Street, which has an easy going feel, somewhat hipster vibes, and peppered with good restaurants, indie cafes and trendy boutiques. Yong Kang is also where the original Din Tai Fung 鼎泰豊 is located, along with other popular known eateries such as Kao Chi 高記, Yong Kang Beef […]

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Aranzi Café – Cuteness Overload in Japanese Themed Cafe in Taipei

[Taipei, Taiwan] Themed cafes in Taipei are so huge you feel like you are in a different world all together. Case in point: Modern Toilet, Jay Chou’s magic themed Déjà Vu, Hello Kitty Sweets Cafe, Brick Works (Lego) and Barbie Café. It was a rainy afternoon which voided my original intention of having fishballs and […]

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Smoothie House 思慕昔 – The Mango Shaved Ice At Yong Kang

[Taipei, Taiwan] Taipei’s popular mango shaved ice store Ice Monster which used to be at Yong Kang Street, had a family dispute good enough to make it to the prime time drama slot. The store used to attract lines of customers to queue for the coveted mango dessert. After an ugly divorce where the wife […]

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Jiu Fen 九份 – 5 Must Eat Food and How To Get There

[Taipei, Taiwan] There is an unspeakable charm about Jiu Fen 九份, and has become part of the travel itinerary for many making a trip to Taipei. It is a 1-2 hour trip away from Taipei City, located at higher grounds and is a olden town with streets filled with Taiwanese street food stalls, tea houses, […]

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50 Lan (50嵐) – This Is The Original KOI

[Taipei, Taiwan] Some of my friends who travel to Taipei were asking, “There is NO KOI in Taipei!” In case you do not know why that shock, KOI is one of the most known bubble tea brands in Singapore. Nothing beats having your favourite drink from where it origins. They are about right. There is […]

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Din Tai Fung at Taipei 101 + Guide To Eating Xiao Long Bao The Right Way

[Taipei, Taiwan] Din Tai Fung is the world’s most famous Xiao Long Bao (small steamed buns) makers which originated in Taiwan, ranked as one of the world’s top 10 restaurants by The New York Times in 1993. Over at Hong Kong, Din Tai Fung’s Silvercord Branch (新港店) and Yee Wo Branch (怡和店) at Causeway Bay […]

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Ji Guang Xiang Xiang Ji 继光香香鸡 – Taiwan’s Most Addictive Chicken Pieces

[Taipei, Taiwan] Since everyone is talking about Scooting off to Taiwan at $88, I have my own visions of what to do when I first reach Taipei – rush off to Ximending to eat Ji Guang Xiang Xiang Ji 继光香香鸡! Talking about fried chicken street food, Taiwan Hotstar Hao Da’s super large XXL chicken cutlet, […]

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Sophisca – Taiwan’s “Choco Is Better Than Sex” Store Is Here In Singapore

[Taipei, Taiwan] One of my favourite souvenir candy shop in Taiwan is Sophisca. If you haven’t been there before, be ready to be chuckled by the kind of products you would come across. Let’s see… Candy bras, edible Sophie sanity pads (my favourite, lol), sweet medicated oil, tasty mahjong tiles, chocolate band aids, and strawberry […]

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