Soyun Ryugin is the third Ryugin Branch in the world. After the sister restaurant of Ryugin Roppongi, Tenku Ryugin, made a great success in Hong Kong. Yamamoto decided to pin his flag in Taipei as well. Continue reading
STAY, a.k.a. Simple Table Alleno Yannick, celebrated its one year anniversary in Taipei last month. It’s situated in the fancy Taipei 101 mall, just below the tallest building in the city. Continue reading
DN Innovacion is perhaps the most famous molecular restaurant in Taipei. It’s chef Daniel published a few cookbooks in Chinese which can be found at the city’s 24-hour Eslite Bookstore. Continue reading
Now where are the pictures? So it turns out photos were not allowed to be taken in the restaurant.
“Our boss doesn’t want any kind of promotion,” says the chef. Continue reading
The Japanese colonial history right up to 1945 may have left some of its mark in Taiwan – or perhaps the love of Japanese food and culture. You could find outstanding or even Michelin standard sushi establishments in the heart of Taipei. Whenever I have the chance to visit Taiwan’s capital, I would hunt around for small nigiri sushi shops. Continue reading
Justin Quek (郭文秀) shouldn’t be a stranger to a lot of people. A celebrated Singaporean chef who gained recognition in French cuisines. La Petite Cuisine was the first restaurant that he opened in Taipei after he left Les Amis at Shaw Centre in Singapore. After the closing down of La Petite Cuisine last year, Quek opened a new bistro at Neo 19 in Taipei June this year which served “franco-asian style” cuisines at a relatively friendly price. Continue reading