Taiwan

Pizza

Let's Not Make Boba Pizza a Thing

Trigger warning: trypophobes.
Hannah Keyser
8.22.18
Taiwanese food

A Brief Guide to Fan Tuan, the Delicious Rice Rolls of Taiwan

The best Taiwanese breakfast is oblong, stuffed with any number of tasty things, and wrapped with hot sticky rice.
Clarissa Wei
2.21.18
Film

Eat All the Food from 'Spirited Away' in This Taiwanese Town

This is how to make like No-Face and scarf the countless treats of Jiufen, Taiwan, for a taste of Miyazaki's inspiration for his beloved 2001 film Spirited Away.
Elyssa Goldberg
1.15.18
Ramen

A New Ramen Spot in Taiwan Had a Record-Breaking, 250-Hour-Long Line Out the Door

Hella longer than even your most shameful Netflix binge session.
Jelisa Castrodale
6.30.17
Op-Ed

Can White People Please Stop Demonising Bubble Tea?

We don't see health warnings about unicorn lattes or rocky road ice cream, yet bubble tea remains the subject of incessant fear-mongering.
Celeste Yim
6.26.17
WTF

Oblivious Grandma Fills Her Louis Vuitton Handbag with Fresh Fish

When Grandma wants to be a baller like that, how can you even be mad?
Nick Rose
4.6.17
Pizza

Pizza Hut Remembers Historic Massacre of Thousands in Taiwan with Ad for 'Killer Deals'

Many commenters are still waiting for an apology for the post, or to see if the Hut could scrape together some public compassion for those who were affected by the tragedy.
VICE Staff
3.3.17
sports

How to Eat Like a Taiwanese Baseball Player

"The stuff you eat after the game in America, here you eat <i>before</i> the game.”
Natalie B. Compton
1.6.17
Taiwan

A Trip to Taiwan's Magic Noodle Mountain

If you want the best noodles in Taiwan, you'll have to take a long cab ride into the jungle-covered mountains south of Taipei, where a group of "noodle masters" stomp and hand-pull dough into long strands of starchy perfection.
Giulia Pines
11.24.16
Taiwan

I Soaked in Coffee-Flavoured Hot Springs and a Sweet Potato Sauna in Taiwan

The Chuan Tang Spring Spa Hotel features pools flavoured with coffee, tea, milk, lemongrass, and Chinese herbs, giving me the feeling of being slowly cooked in a vat of chicken broth.
Clarissa Wei
11.10.16
Taiwan

How a Taipei Restaurant Turned a Meat-Filled Street Snack Vegan

Taiwan's luwei involves braising ingredients in a hot broth and then adding spices and sauces to the finished product. While it almost always involves pork or other meat, Vege Creek has found wild success with its pick-your-own vegan version.
Amy Chyan
8.31.16
spirits

The World's Best Whisky Is Made in a Taiwanese Castle

I’m in a taxi on my way to taste the world’s best whisky, but the view outside of the car window is not of misty Scottish hillsides or Bourbon County. Instead, I’m looking at rice fields and palm trees.
Natalie B. Compton
8.15.16