It’s stinky tofu and fried chicken galore
When in Taiwan, hit the night markets. Even if food is not at the top of your holiday itinerary, it will be once you follow the smell of stinky tofu to the rows of food stalls and discover how delicious every dish is, even that stinky thing. In the capital city of Taipei, night markets are everywhere, guiding you as you explore Taipei one mouthwatering dish at a time.
1. Raohe Night Market – A traditional vibe and many specialty dishes
Pepper pork buns and stinky tofu – that’s just two of Taiwan’s signature street food that Raohe night market, one of the oldest in Taipei, is known for. You can’t miss the famous Fuzhou Shizu Black Pepper Buns stall, located at the entrance and marked by long queues, while Shi Boss Spicy Tofu also draws crowds for its stinky tofu soup. As you feast on the delicacies, the majestic Ciyou Temple just opposite the market offers a taste of local culture.
Raohe Street, Songshan District, Taipei City, Taiwan 105
Opens 4pm to 12am daily