Category Archives: Taiwanese

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 be replaced. I thought some of you might be interested … Continue reading

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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 it’s a start. There is still a lot to add, … Continue reading

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Asian Cultural Festival

Asian Cultural Festival Korean Drummer Vegitarian Fruit Carving Thai Japanese Bau Ga-Prow (Bangkok Cabin) Dough Figures (Taiwan) Steamed Banana Leaves Shaolin sifu giving marching orders…

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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, a-tsai or a-choy, from Frank Ma. It’s occasionally listed as … Continue reading

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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 of produce, meats and fish that move through this place … Continue reading

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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 does and is proud of sharing his craft. I’ll be candid – I’m … Continue reading

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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 sauce, and rice wine. This is one of those dishes that you … Continue reading

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