Yuanxiao vs. Tangyuan

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Check out these *fried* yuanxiao! Apparently yuanxiao (元宵) are made by rolling in glutinous rice flour with large, flat woven baskets – instead of merely wrapping the filling with a dough, as tangyuan (湯圓) are.

But tell me, would you be able to taste the difference? 🤔 #元宵節

fried yuanxiao 元宵

Ho Hsing 1947
No. 223, Section 1, Dihua St, Datong District, Taipei City, 103

Pallets of Bok Choy

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They were literally distributing pallets of bokchoy (白菜) at Taipei City Hall today. Is this the hot new thing people are group-buying now?

flying motorcycle game

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When your 7-year old starts beating adults at the insane flying motorcycle game – it might mean you go to the arcade too much…

Nice knee socks.

Heavy Taste Dr. Fish… in Jiaoxi, Taiwan

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When in Jiaoxi, do as the Taiwanese do: the “fish spa”, whereby tiny fish eat the dead skin off your feet…

Heavy taste Dr. fish, anyone? Anyone?

礁溪 重口味溫泉魚

Okay, actually, we didn’t have the guts (feet?) to try this one — we opted for the normal version (with smaller fish) in Tangweigou Hot Spring Park, just down the street.


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Iced sparkling apple tea! Where have you been all my life #summertime

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