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Stream of Consciousness Taipei Food

A July 2007 trip to Taipei by maizedaisys

Eat, Drink, and Be Merry! Photo, Taipei, Taiwan More Photos
Quote: So much food but so little time.

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Eat, Drink, and Be Merry! Photo, Taipei, Taiwan
I didn't go to Taipei for its food. I went there on a business trip. I figured the food would be typical of any of my other business trips, except that I would be eating in Chinese restaurants. I was glad I was wrong.I don't remember much of my trip, but I do remember eating perfectly fried chicken while standing among throngs of people at a huge night market. I remember the chicken was seasoned well with spices and sweat from the guy standing over the massive fryer.I remember eating stinky tofu. I remember taking a whiff when I crammed myself in the food line and wondering whether I was making the right choice. I didn't, because I remember my nose wrinkling in disgust when I bit into ...Read More