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

Snacking in the land of xiao long bao.

A baked flatbread topped with sesame seeds, shao bing is delicious in all its simplicity. It’s a popular breakfast food (hey, even the KFC in Taiwan has shao bing in their breakfast menu!) that can be paired with fried eggs or salad. It’s also commonly stuffed with youtiao (shao bing youtiao) to make the quintessential Taiwanese breakfast.

Where to get it: Shao bing is widely available in Taiwan, especially in breakfast joints.

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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.