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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Literally translated as “salty soy milk”, xian dou jiang is another Taiwanese breakfast favorite. It’s a savory version of your usual soybean curd given a unique flavor by green onion, sesame oil, dried radish or Sichuan mustard, and small dried shrimp. Vinegar can also be added for an added kick.

Where to get it: You can find xian dou jiang in Taiwanese breakfast places or pretty much anywhere that sells soy milk specialties. If you’re looking for a specific place to enjoy it, look for Ding Yuan Soy Milk on Jinhua Street in Taipei’s Zhongzheng District. It’s arguably the most famous soy milk place in all of Taiwan.

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