TPE: Waiting

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Goodbye, again. Can’t wait until the next time.(Jiantan MRT Station, Taipei)

TPE: I S–t You Not

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There is a special place in Heaven for someone in Taipei’s public sign-making bureaucracy. Xie xie!(Near Mingde, Taipei)

TPE: Ja La Foo Scoot

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I’m dying to bring a Taiwanese scooter back to Brooklyn with me. Unfortunately, Carrefour won’t ship any of these to the States.(Carrefour, Taipei)

TPE: Doctors' Day for One Night

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Taiwan has many holidays celebrating civil servants, including Doctors’ Day. For one day out of the year, docs can let their hair down and chung ger to a crowd of adoring fans. The white coats stay on, however.(Veterans General Hospital, Taipei)

TPE: Comfort, Food

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My grandmother used to make this fatty pork dish for us growing up in NJ. Back then, I’m sure I wished we were eating McDonald’s instead, but now I can’t get enough of it. Ah, youth…(Shipai Road, Taipei)