Eating through Taiwan

I’m already nostalgic for Taiwan’s eats. The island boasts cheap, varied and generally delicious options at every corner, and often times haphazardly crammed in between the corners, too. Many outfits have a niche, one or two things that they do really well. There’s the famous green onion pancake place that can run out in an hour, or the hole in the wall you have to go to to get the yummiest bowl of noodle soup. If in doubt, just find the longest line and hope that you don’t get hangry while you wait. You won’t be disappointed.

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You say Taiwanese spring roll, I say exotic burrito

various fillings including shredded cabbage, lima beans, shrimp, bean curd in metal bowls at a street food stall in Taiwan

Lima beans, shredded cabbage, bean curd, shrimp, sugar: some of the fillings available in these Taiwanese wraps, a delicious street food.

As a general rule, the Taiwanese people are a ‘live to eat’ bunch.

Recently, I was chatting about dating and societal norms with a divorced lady here in Taiwan. We aren’t in the same age demographic, but I was curious – now that she’s solo dolo, is she at all interested in mingling with available suitors?

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