Taipei

In Taipei, Anthony Bourdain visits the second-tallest building in the world. There he discovers pork carved out of jade, learns he can't have a plan in a bar scuffle and sees why scantily-clad women attend funerals.

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Taiwanese Breakfast
Taiwanese Breakfast

Taiwanese Breakfast

Tony has a classic Taiwanese breakfast at Shi Jie Doujiang. 960 1280

  

Shrimp fishing

Shrimp fishing

"Shrimp fishing Taiwanese style." – Anthony Bourdain 960 1280

  

Taipei 101

Taipei 101

Tony looks out over Taipei from the observation floor of Taipei 101 – the second-tallest building in the world. 960 1280

  

National Palace Museum of Taiwan

National Palace Museum of Taiwan

Tony walks through the National Palace Museum of Taiwan -- home to the largest collection of ancient Chinese artifacts in the world. 960 1280

  

Pork statue

Pork statue

"The pork of my dreams." – Anthony Bourdain 960 1280

  

Shi Jie Doujiang

Shi Jie Doujiang

Tony and his sidekick Kent eat at Shi Jie Doujiang. 960 1280

  

Fast Fry Bus

Fast Fry Bus

"Fast Fry Bus: Food always tastes better in an abandoned bus." – Anthony Bourdain 960 1280

  

Fast Fry Bus

Fast Fry Bus

Tony dines on the Fast Fry Bus with his new friends, Angela, Felix, Cadence and Anatai. Traditionally, fast-fry restaurants serve food that can be quickly cooked up in a hot wok. 960 1280

  

Dumplings in Taipei

Dumplings in Taipei

"There is nothing better than dumplings from Ding Tai Feng." – Anthony Bourdain 960 1280

  

Beef Noodle

Beef Noodle

Tony and Angela have lunch at Jin Chun Fa Beef Noodle Restaurant in Da Tong District. 960 1280

  

Taipei Street Vendor

Taipei Street Vendor

Tony orders mango shaved ice from a street vendor in Taipei. 960 1280

  

Mango shaved ice

Mango shaved ice

A quick photo op: Tony’s bowl of mango shaved ice. 960 1280

  

Pushing hands

Pushing hands

"Pushing Hands: Now this is a sport I could get into." – Anthony Bourdain 960 1280