Archive | January 2015

Kashoku-Best cocktails in Taiwan hands down, on my top 5…

Kashoku-Best cocktails in Taiwan hands down, on my top 5 cocktail bar in the world list: rye old fashioned and sour mash Manhattan.

Hight grade Australian wagyu varieties over charcoals at…

Hight grade Australian wagyu varieties over charcoals at  一頭也炭火燒肉, lets keep this meat train coming….plus one very lucky 5 year old.

Top of the Taipei W Hotel, 紫艷 takes the modern Chinese cuisine…

Top of the Taipei W Hotel, 紫艷 takes the modern Chinese cuisine up another level: octopus amuse bouche, ”The Pearl” Pumpkin bisque with black truffle, Pan-fried cod fillet with pomelo honey sauce, ”Zen” Stuffed beefsteak tomato and claypot stewed chicken.

Don’t underestimate the power of a bowl of simple noodle…

Don’t underestimate the power of a bowl of simple noodle soup… The rice noodle soup that cooked with all the butcher cuts’ essence at 大稲埕米粉湯 took me to tasty warm & fuzzy place. Heavenly cuts like pork blade meat, spine, heart and eye nerve. Did I mentioned all were cooked with charcoal instead of gas? This spot is a national treasure!

If pork innards’ your thing, 施家麻油腰花 is the place to go!…

If pork innards’ your thing, 施家麻油腰花 is the place to go! Nothing better on a cold day with pork liver soup, minced pork rice and the best kidney dish I had so far in Taiwan–in sesame & rice wine infused broth.

Cuteness overload at the Sanrio sanctioned Kiko’s Cafe,…

Cuteness overload at the Sanrio sanctioned Kiko’s Cafe, surprisingly tasty smoke salmon Eggs Benedict and curry loco moco.