In the US, almost all the chefs at acclaimed Japanese fine-dining restaurants are first-generation Japanese immigrants. In Taipei, it’s more like 50/50. While many chefs of Taipei’s top Japanese restaurants are Japanese nationals, local Taiwanese chefs are helming Japanese restaurants
In the past decade, Spanish haute cuisine and molecular gastronomy have become almost synonymous. And yet, neither cuisine has a major presence in Taipei. DN innovación strives to fill that void. DN stands for Daniel Negreira, the chef/owner behind this
Chef Joël Robuchon needs little introduction. The Gault Millau Guide called him “Cuisinier du Siècle” (Chef of the Century). His eponymous restaurant empire currently holds 24 Michelin stars, making him the most star-studded chef in the world. It is no
What is xiaolongbao? Xiaolongbao (the “xiao” part is pronounced similar to “shout” without the ‘t’) is essentially a dumpling filled with meat and soup. The soup is not injected into the dumpling. When the pork stock is being prepared, a
Outside of Japan, Taipei is probably the best city in the world to get authentic Japanese food. There are at least a dozen sushi restaurants in Taipei that are cooking at Michelin-level. I had to pick wisely. So why NOMURA?