Guide to Shida Night Market Taipei Taiwan

Take the MRT to Taipower Building station台電大樓 on the GREEN LINE. Then take exit 4 and then just follow the crowd. This night market isn’t particularly obvious. There’s no sign so you’ll just have to follow the people or ask. It’s inbetween the small roads. Each Night market in Taiwan, has its own selling point. This night market in particular is very close to a … Continue reading Guide to Shida Night Market Taipei Taiwan

Tender beef noodles at Newton Beef Noodle

I came to Newton Beef Noodles looking for some quality beef noodles. It’s really close to the Richmond Brighouse sky train station which is very convenient. I ordered the half tendon half meat noodles and they were not half bad. The noodles were cooked well (I always prefer thick noodles). The broth was nicely flavoured and rich. The beef itself was tender and the tendon … Continue reading Tender beef noodles at Newton Beef Noodle

Wednesday Foodie Getaway: G8 Taiwanese Restaurant

G8 Taiwanese restaurant the new kid on the block on Oak street, is a welcome addition to the neighbourhood. I came here specially for their fried chicken nuggets. There menu is mostly meat so vegetarians beware. Also I found that the menu can be a bit lacking in balance of dishes. I ordered the G8 noodles half tendon half meat, fried chicken nuggets, fried squid … Continue reading Wednesday Foodie Getaway: G8 Taiwanese Restaurant

Shiny tea

Date Visited: May 13 2015 What I ate: White Pearl Tea – Taiwan-style milk tea with sweet potato ball 7.5/10 Good tea flavours Not too sweet Tasted slightly watered down The sweet potato balls were interesting because they were white and were not as bouncy as normal bubbles Address: Aberdeen Square, 2340-4000 Number 3 Road, Richmond Type of Restaurant: Taiwanese, Beverages, Bubble tea, Asian Price … Continue reading Shiny tea

Chatime Sampling Event by ChineseBites

Disclosure: I was invited by ChineseBites to sample Chatime’s drinks but my opinions have not been influenced by ChineseBites or the restaurant and are my own. Chatime – Good Tea Good Time – is the number 1 bubble tea brand in the world with over 1200 locations, so I had to come in and try their bubble teas. The teas they use are high quality tea leaves … Continue reading Chatime Sampling Event by ChineseBites

Facing East Taiwanese Restaurant

Date Visited: March 15 2015 Address: 1075 Bellevue Way NE Ste B2 Bellevue, WA 98004 Website: Type of Restaurant: Taiwanese, Chinese Price Range: $ Ambiance (out of five)/Setting/Design/service: 4.5/ – service was really fast and accommodating, the design was better and more sanitary than the typical Chinese restaurant Recommended: Bubble tea, Taiwanese pork burger Overall: 8/10 (1-4: will never come back, 5: pass (I’m okay … Continue reading Facing East Taiwanese Restaurant

Chatime Canada

Chatime Date Visited: April 14 2015 Address: 1274 Robson St Vancouver, BC V6E1C2 Website: Type of Restaurant: drinks, bubble tea, Taiwanese, smoothies Price Range: $ Background: Buy one get one free from April 11-17 2015 and upsize the week after promotion Overall: 6.5/10 (1-4: will never come back, 5: pass (I’m okay with a tinier morsel), 6: acceptable, 7: okay, 8: good, 9: Wow! … Continue reading Chatime Canada