By Peter Chao, a personal trainer living in Taipei and passionate about the local food and culture. Edited by Emma White
Anyone who’s been to Taipei will agree that this city is food-obsessed! When people arrive in the city and ask locals for advice on things to do in Taipei, they will most likely be told what to eat in Taipei and where to eat in Taipei before anything else. Advice on visiting popular attractions and monuments may well come after, but will always be second to food talk! There is so much great food to be enjoyed in Taipei, and as locals know, sampling Taipei night market food is no less of a must-do experience than climbing to the top of Taipei 101. With vibrant night markets, authentic eateries, purse-friendly prices and a fun and laid-back atmosphere, what’s not to love about Taipei’s food scene? Kickstart your culinary adventure with this Taipei food guide featuring a list of the must eat foods in Taipei.