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2020/06/19 | Syrena Lin

Taiwan’s Civil War... Over Rice Dumplings

What is Taiwan's eternal debate over Northern and Southern rice dumplings about?

2020/06/24 | TAIPEI

Your Guide to Taipei’s Dragon Boat Festival

No spectators are allowed at the dragon boat competition this year, but you can watch the race online or on TV. And feel free to devour all the rice dumplings you can.

2020/06/25 | TJ Ting

OPINION: In Defense of Dragon Boat Festival

This Dragon Boat Festival, we must remember not to conflate a cultural tradition with a nation, country, or government.

2020/07/10 | every little d

Animal Crossing Movies May Be the Next Big Trend in Video Gaming

Beneath all the attention on eGamers and Twitch streams, there has been a rise in new professions within the gaming industry. In-game photographers, and video game directors are at the vanguard of the industries increasing focus on art.

2020/07/16 | every little d

6 Tips for Taiwan’s Traditional Markets

The tricks of navigating a traditional market, from following the example of the aunties, to making friends with the vendors, are nothing more than the skills of navigating everyday life.

2020/08/05 | every little d

This Taipei Restaurant Reinvents Traditional Taiwanese Breakfast

In an alley near Xingtian Temple lies one of Taipei's most satisfying breakfast joints, Soft Power.

2020/09/02 | Daphne K. Lee

Violent Waves Can't Stop Keelung's Midsummer Ghost Festival

Once a year, spirits from the underworld are released into the world for a monthlong "summer vacation."

2020/09/14 | every little d

The 3 Pregame Street Food Shops To Hit Before Clubbing at Pawnshop

Within 15 minutes walking distance of the Taipei nightclub Pawnshop are three food vendors with Michelin 'Bib Gourmand' status. Here's what we ate and saw.

2020/09/15 | Brian Hioe

Let a Hundred Collectives Bloom!

A seemingly endless stream of parody accounts of a pro-Chinese Communist Party group called Qiao Collective appeared on Twitter. Here's the backstory.

2020/09/17 | every little d

‘Pizza Has a Face’ Is New York Pizza in Old Taipei

Bookended by an old shoe shop and a Chinese medicine pharmacy in one of Taipei’s oldest districts is a relatively new pizza restaurant with a most intriguing owner.

2020/09/21 | every little d

Cantine Marais: A Home Goods Store That Does Fine Dining Right

Good restaurants can be defined by how little they need on top of the simple act of eating. Whether you’re dining alone or celebrating a special occasion — this new spot in Taipei may be the ideal.

2020/09/25 | Nicholas Haggerty

Beyond the Michelin Guide: What Is Real Taiwanese Gourmet?

Liz Kao, one of Taiwan's leading food writers, does not think the Michelin Guide has the final word on the country's gourmet scene.

2020/10/04 | TAIPEI

Traditional Markets: Extraordinary Witnesses of Ordinary Times

Forget about night markets. Traditional markets in Taipei are the best places to scout for cheap and delicious foods.

2021/01/21 |

Lost Hiking In Taiwan? Test Your Survival Skills

Test yourself to see if you know how to handle getting lost while hiking in Taiwan.

2021/07/30 | Taiwan Insight

Mountain Hiking as Taiwan’s New National Pastime

Taiwan’s high mountains used to be closed to its citizens until the 1990s. Now, many are willing to take strenuous efforts to enjoy the high-altitude scenery.