Food

Last Day in Taiwan

Today (Sunday, June 15) is our last day in Taiwan.  Tomorrow (Monday, June 16) we fly back to the United States (or at least some of us fly back to the U.S.).  At any rate,…


Kefir & Blintzes in Hualien

Dr. Lott and I ventured off to try a Belorussian (White Russian) restaurant that I spotted on my morning jog, and which also was recommended to us by Dr. Kerim Friedman, when we visited National…


Food!

  We have decided that our profiles will not include reviews of the food we have eaten at various restaurants because we are not food critics and the “product” is not the focus of our…


Interview at Tunghai Land Youth House

Today we conducted interviews with both the founder and the general manager of the Tunghai Land Youth House. We have been staying at Tunghai Land for the duration of our time in Taichung. Chloe and…


Interviews and Lots of Food

On Friday evening after we practiced our interviews, our group went downtown to meet Dr. Kingsbury’s friend, Dr. Hung, and his wife Brenda. We went to a Thai and Burmese restaurant called Grandma’s Thai Place….


Spending time at Tunghai

Last night, we attended Dr. Wu’s Food Culture class to meet her students. We primarily spent the class time talking about the project. As an assignment for the class, the girls researched the businesses and…


Dumpling Delight

We met with Dr. Kai-lin Wu and the students from Tunghai University who are going to assist us with our research project.  The Tunghai students presented information about various restaurants in Taichung.  Then we had…


Spicy Soup

  Our first meal in Taiwan involved choosing fresh soup ingredients to be boiled in broth and served hot from a small street shop just minutes from the Tung Hai Land Youth House.  The street…


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