Food Challenge: Best Soup Dumplings (小籠包) in the San Francisco Bay Area

The TripQue team visited the original Din Tai Fung in Taipei last year and since then, we keep dreaming of those delicious little soup dumplings (小籠包), also known as Shanghai steamed dumplings. In fact, we can’t stop thinking about those savory, juicy morsels of soup and pork perfection. Even though the San Francisco Bay Area(our…

Food Challenge: Best Beef Noodle Soup(牛肉麵) in the San Francisco Bay Area

My absolute favorite dish to eat is the Taiwanese version of beef noodle soup. It’s a complex, yet subtle dish that combines three basic taste groups together – salty, sweet and sour. With large chunks of beef paired with chewy noodles and sour pickled vegetables, it’s a gastronomic treat that will make believers out of anyone.…

Is Modern Toilet Worth the Hype?

Modern Toilet, one of the most well known theme restaurants scattered across Taipei. Restaurant goers can dine in the comfort within the confines of a restaurant dedicated to the porcelain throne. The food and the decor are centered around providing a balance between gross out, humor and “I need a picture for Instagram.” For obvious…