Eat Often, Eat Well: 15 Must-Try Xiaochi When in Taiwan According to the Locals

Snacking in the land of xiao long bao.

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Also known as oyster mee sua, oyster vermicelli is a street food staple in Taiwan. It’s a steaming bowl of salted wheat flour noodles in rich broth that’s topped with oyster meat, which can be substituted with slices of pig’s large intestine.

Where to get it: Locals and tourists alike flock to Ah Zhong Mee Sua in Ximending or Chen Ji Mee Sua in Wanhua District for their oyster vermicelli fix.

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Andy Flores is a pathological penny pincher with impulse shopping and binge-eating tendencies. She’s constantly saving up for new adventures, so she dabbles in writing jobs here and there. Her not-so-secret dream is to be an extra in a big Bollywood movie.