This shrimp wanton restaurant is in the north of the city, out near the DaQiao Railway Station. It's called Shih Chiu Wontons(士久扁食). Specialising in a slightly different wanton, Shih Chiu look to keep it simple, whilst packing flavour. They also manage to provide a good selection of food they can quickly braise for you in their house stock, which goes well with their smoked chilli sauce. Even though it looks like a lot, there’s not a huge amount on the menu here at Shih Chiu. But, that’s not a bad thing. Of course we ordered a mix of the braised food to accompany…

GuaBao, know it? If the answer to that is anything but an emphatic “Yes”, then you’re going wrong somewhere. Imagine a light, fluffy steamed bun, filled with slow-cooked pork, topped with pickled mustard greens, peanut sugar, and a sprinkling of coriander. There is a GauBao shop I would like to introduce to you, 不刈樣刈包 Booking-Young. Now, Booking-Young go for a slightly different approach to their GuaBao. They realise that a lot of shops offer the same flavour, and whilst it is delicious, they want to offer up some more flavours for the more adventurous looking for a different angle. They have…

This may be a specialist chain soy milk shop, but they do much more than that.  Anything with 豆漿 in it, means soy milk. So, for the soy milk selection, we have: sesame (芝麻), adlay millet (薏仁), black bean soy milk (黑豆漿), almond (杏仁), and black tea (紅茶). But, it doesn’t stop there, this shop focuses on healthy drinks. So, we also have: roselle tea (洛神花茶), black wood ear longevity tea (養生黑木耳), or the beautifying white wood ear (冰釀銀耳露). Here they are in all their splendour! So, I tried each one, all for you guys – you’re welcome. Actually, they were…

If you have once been to Kaohsiung, you must can't forget the beautiful scenery and wonderful dishes in Sizihwan. But do you know the history of Hamasen? Hamasen is one of the most important administrative districts in Japanese era. It is the origin of Kaohsiung Port. At that time, there were two coastal railways leading to commercial ports, fishing ports and other places. The prosperous streets drove the surrounding economy. It was called "Hamasen" and the name was used since then.  Due to the historical factors, and the position of nearing Zhongshan University and Xizihwan, this area has gathered a lot of…