an old dog with old tricks

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I just watched this old and slow dog cross six lanes of heavy traffic during rush hour. All by watching the traffic patterns. What’s more astonishing is that this is not the first time I’ve seen this in Taipei.

Sushi Cakes

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These pics are from a bakery, believe it or not! Nigiri cakes and beer mug jello, well I can (kind of) understand that… But on what occasion is it appropriate to serve a fish head cake?

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 Ho Hsing 1947合興壹玖肆柒No. 223, Section 1, Dihua St, Datong District, Taipei City, … Read More

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?

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