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Jin Feng, best Lu Rou Fan (Minced Pork Rice) in Taipei, Taiwan

Braised Ground Pork, also known as Lu Rou Fan, Jin Feng, Taipei, Taiwan

Located just outside Exit 2 of Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall MRT Station is Jin Feng, considered by many to serve the best lu rou fan in Taipei, Taiwan. You can find lu rou fan (滷肉飯), a simple Taiwanese dish of braised pork rice, at countless restaurants and street food stalls across Taipei and Taiwan. Jin Feng (金峰魯肉飯) might be the most famous. For over 30 years, Jin Feng has perfected the art of the pork and rice dish along with…

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Ay-Chung Flour-Rice Noodle in Ximending neighborhood of Taipei, Taiwan

Only one thing on the menu, Mee Sua, Ay-Chung Flour-Rice Noodle, Taipei, Taiwan

Ay-Chung Flour-Rice Noodle (阿宗麵線) in Taipei’s Ximending neighborhood is hard to miss. You can always tell which places are popular by the number of people waiting outside. Just look for the long line and crowds of people standing around in the street with bowls of flour rice noodles. The restaurant, more of a street stall in a building, seemed to be busy at all hours of the day. From opening to closing, both locals and tourists flocked here for the…

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Beef Noodle Soup (Niu Rou Mian) at Lin Dong Fang in Taipei, Taiwan

A delicious bowl of beef noodle soup, Lin Dong Fang in Taipei, Taiwan

Out of all the beef noodle shops in Taipei, none are more well known than Lin Dong Fang (林東芳牛肉麵). At any hour of the day, you can expect to find a line of both locals and tourists patiently waiting outside of this tiny hole-in-the-wall restaurant waiting to try a bowl of their famous niu rou mian (牛肉麵), or beef noodle soup. Beef noodle soup is an iconic dish of Taiwan. It’s the national dish. If you have never had it…

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Mak’s Noodle in Hong Kong: Beef Brisket Wonton Noodle Soup

Beef Brisket Wonton Noodle Soup

Mak’s noodle is an institution in Hong Kong. This no-frills restaurant is one of the most popular spots in the city for wonton noodles. Did I mention the restaurant even has its own Wikipedia page? In Hong Kong, wonton noodles is simple. At its most basic, you have a bowl of piping hot and savory broth filled with chewy yet firm egg noodles and delicate shrimp dumplings. Whatever else you choose to add, whether meat or vegetables, is up to…

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On a quest for Wiener Schnitzel at Prater Garten in Berlin

Wiener Schnitzel with potato salad and cucumber salad on the side from Prater Garten, Berlin

When I arrived in Berlin, I knew what I wanted to eat first: Wiener Schnitzel. My journey led to me Prater Garten, a beer garden north of Alexanderplatz. For those unfamiliar, Wiener Schnitzel is actually an Austrian dish made with a thin cutlet of veal which is then breaded and pan fried. Even though Wiener Schnitzel is an Austrian dish, the Germans sure know how to do it right. Prater Garten was located just down the street from Eberswalder Straße…

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