Taiwanese Archive

What’s in My Pantry?

Pantries are meant to be cleaned out occasionally. Old, stale ingredients have to go, some items need to be used before they expire and some staple items just need to …

The Map

I’ve been promising this for a long time – so here’s the first draft. This is by no means a comprehensive listing of places to eat on Buford Highway, but …

Asian Cultural Festival

Asian Cultural Festival

Korean Drummer


Fruit Carving



Bau Ga-Prow (Bangkok Cabin)

Dough Figures (Taiwan)

Steamed Banana Leaves

Shaolin sifu giving marching orders…

Yóumàicài 油麦菜 – A Tsai

Good luck finding anything listed as yóumàicài at any of the Asian markets in Atlanta. Honestly, I think I’ve only heard that name once. I learned the more common name, …

Buford Highway Farmer’s Market

For some reason lot of people still seem to have hang ups about the ethnic markets along Buford Highway. Regardless, BFM is still one of my favorites. The sheer volume …

Frank Ma’s Restaurant

Frank Ma is somewhat of an institution in Atlanta (the man, and possibly this, his most recent restaurant). He is a genuinely nice man, who obviously loves what he …

San Bei Ji 三杯雞

San Bei Ji literally translates to “three cups chicken“. While there are variants on the dish, three cups typically refers to 1 cup each of sesame oil, soy …