Taipei’s BEST Street Food Guide 2019!! UNKNOWN Taiwanese Street Food + Japanese Food in Taiwan

SEAFOOD in Taiwan + BEST Japanese Food and SUSHI in Taipei!

Join us for an INSANE street food tour in Taiwan’s capital city and street food HEAVEN: Taipei!!! We are going to take you away from the tourist crowds to show you the BEST Taiwanese foods and restaurants you’ve never seen before! Today, we are going to eat what the LOCALS love to eat! Let’s go! 加油 !

We start our epic day of eating and exploring at an UNKNOWN restaurant for the most incredible bowl of braised pork rice 滷肉饭 and tofu for breakfast. Come early, this place gets PACKED! Next, we check out a beautiful temple, Xingtian Temple 行天宫 to see Taiwanese culture in action. This temple banned the use of burning incense to combat air pollution. Awesome! Then, we take you to a spot where old concepts meet new design: Addiction Aquatic Development. Here you can have get an incredibly CHEAP deal on sushi, sashimi, grilled seafood and MORE! We also checked out the live seafood area while we were there to have TUNA. Now that we’re SUPER full, we take a rest at Lin An Tai Ancestral Home, a peaceful museum and garden where you can observe one of the best preseved Chinese homes in all of Taiwan! For dessert (of course) we head to a shop that specializes in Wheel Cakes 红豆餅, one with red bean and one with custard. And how could you resist?! They are so CHEAP and FRESH! To end our CRAZY day of eating, we head to a Michelin recommended (bib gourmand) street food stall that fries meat 烤肉! We ordered beef & clams, Taiwan-style! As a tip, wash it all down with a Taiwan beer! Taipei is a food-lovers DREAM come true!

Want to visit these places too? Check the information below:

Braised pork rice & tofu at 今大魯肉飯 (Jin Da Lu Rou Fan)
No. 40 Daren St., Sanchong District, New Taipei City
Closest MRT: Cailiao Station

Temple Visit at Hsing Tian Kong 行天宫
No. 109, Sec. 2, Minquan East Road, Zhongshan District, Taipei City
Closest MRT: Xingtian Temple

Tuna sushi platter & wine at Addiction Aquatic Development (Tresors de la Mer)
No. 18, Alley 2, Lane 410, Minzu East Road, Zhongshan District, Taipei City
Closest MRT: Xingtian Temple

Wheel Cakes Dessert at 晴光紅豆餅 Qing Kwang Hongdou Bing
No. 16, Lane 12, Shuangcheng Street (inside covered market), Zhongshan District, Taipei City
Closest MRT: Zhongshan Elementary School

Fried beef & clams at 駱記小炒 Luo ji xiaochao
No. 27, Alley 50, Lane 39, Tonghua Street (in Tonghua Night Market), Da’an District, Taipei City


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Hey there, we’re Luke Martin and Sabrina Davidson with ! We’re on a journey to document the BEST Street Food around the world! Chopstick Travel started in Taiwan, where we frequent the best Street Food stands everywhere from Taipei to Kaohsiung. Not only do we feast on amazing street food in Taiwan, but our food focused travels take us on Street Food missions trying unique foods around the world! We’ve eaten Street Food in Japan, Street Food in Taiwan, Street Food in Malaysia, Street Food in Korea, Street Food in India, Street Food in Turkey, Street Food in Italy, Street Food in Greece and many more! I post 2 times a week mostly food, some travel. Street Food tours around the world and the most unique dishes we can find in all kinds of hole-in-the-wall restaurants. Stay updated for my latest video VIA our Facebook page and Instagram! Always remember that the best part of travel is immersing yourself in the local culture, and no where better can you immerse yourself than into the Street Food!

Street Food in TAIPEI TAIWAN 2019

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41 Replies to “Taipei’s BEST Street Food Guide 2019!! UNKNOWN Taiwanese Street Food + Japanese Food in Taiwan”

  1. Allen Ma

    Hey Luke there’s a ru rou fan place in the Beitou market called 矮仔財滷肉飯 (Ai Zai Cai Ru Rou Fan) which is also REALLY good!! Definitely check it out if you have the chance to! I grew up in Beitou and I could definitely vouch for it :))

  2. Melinda TC

    The Oil used is Over Load, do you have to acquire a taste or fill level for all the Oil used in each dish? I saw the Tuna and the Oil was like 10 to 1 on fish versus food. 🙁

  3. 1968digga

    Please make more videos like this . We are going to Taiwan this year so we would like to know more about Taiwan before we go there. 🙂 thanks

  4. DeathFrown

    Please, you seem like a good guy, but why is the audio just jumping from 60 – 90 at transitions, making it a pain to listen to cause I can't hear you talk and when I raise the volume, the transition throws me to my neighbor.

  5. Bruce Sung

    There is a less common type of wheel cakes — salty ones, too. I would recommend that you try them out if you see them.
    Great video. Thanks for sharing!

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