Scene from a traditional market in Taiwan. (Photo: Yu Chien Chou/Unsplash)
Hot take alert. According to my wonderful colleague, Itamar, also known as the “hot take machine” in the office, Taiwanese food is, kind of meh…? What does he mean by this? Many foreign visitors came to Taiwan mainly for the food here. What do you mean? Hold on tight. Let’s hear him out. We will also talk about the history side of many common foods you see in Taiwan nowadays.