Travel Taipei’s Street Food Banquet Published Mar 10, 2010 10:00 AM Travel SHARE Hot pot at the night market. Christie Johnston Ears of steamed corn can be found all over the city. Christie Johnston Grilled corn in night market. Christie Johnston Skewered fish balls, sliced meat, squid rings and vegetables, all ready to be grilled or cooked in boiling broth. Christie Johnston Shilin is the biggest and most famous one of the Taipei’s 25 night markets. Christie Johnston Medicinal soup made from ingredients like ginseng and wolfberries. Christie Johnston Braised pig parts; nose, tail and everything in between. Christie Johnston Well-brined cubes of bean curd are cooked in a hot pot with intestines in a dish known as “stinky stinky pot”. Christie Johnston Cubes of bean curd that are fried until pungent and then served on skewers. Christie Johnston Typical night market is one at Raohe Street with a single, densely packed lane in the Song Shan district with an ornate Buddhist temple at one end. Christie Johnston Raohe Street night market. Christie Johnston In Taipei, food is everywhere. These pork buns boiled in a stall at fabric market. Christie Johnston Cuttlefish soup in night market. Christie Johnston Lu Rou Fan, a stewed pork dish served over rice. Christie Johnston If you’re out late enough at a night market, you might as well stick around for breakfast; a good choice is Yonghe Soy Milk King, which serves a comforting meal of hot soy milk and you tiao, a kind of airy fried cruller, no matter the hour. Christie Johnston Travel MORE TO READ RELATED Why Did a Seafood Watch Group Red-List American Lobster—and Cause an Uproar? The rating warns consumers to avoid it. Maine lobstermen are pushing back. READ NOW RELATED How to Choose and Cut a Durian, According to a Grower Don’t be daunted by the spikes—this odorous tropical fruit is a sweet, creamy delicacy. RELATED The Quest to Find the Ultimate Fish Taco A journey through Baja revealed boundless variations on the coastal classic—these three recipes were the best of the bunch.