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

Snacking in the land of xiao long bao.

A Taiwanese breakfast favorite, youtiao is basically a deep-fried dough stick that resembles a churro. It can be eaten alone or as a filling of a flatbread called shao bing, and is best paired with soy milk.

Where to get it: You’ll find youtiao in local Taiwanese breakfast joints. They are often displayed on wire racks or in wire baskets.

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