Of all of the food-related topics we saw this campaign season, perhaps the most memorable came from an independent candidate for Taipei Mayor Wu Er-yang, who touted the health benefits of drinking “honey lemonade”. During a televised debate, he said that forgoing meat for a month and drinking honey lemonade had cleared up a skin condition and a lump under his eye. Google Trends sed that led to a significant increase in searches for "honey lemonade." But how much truth is there to his claims?
Today's Menu: In our first course, we’ll tell you some fun facts about lemons. In our second course we’ll tell you about a lemon-related drink that might offer relief from headaches. And in our third and final course, we’ll introduce a salty and sour drink from Hong Kong!
This episode of the Feast may not cure your headaches, but we guarantee that it's no "lemon"!