i have one more vietnam post in the works, but let’s take a quick break to see what else i was up to in the time i was gone from shanghai.
after saigon, i spent some time in taipei for work, and if one has some spare time in taipei, then one really has to go to the night market for snacks or xiaochi
this is an oyster omelette, known in taiwanese as “o ai chien”
here’s a salty chicken stand. you basically pick what sort of things (pig’s blood, calamari, peppers, mushrooms, etc.) you want fried along with your chicken. hand it in a basket to the deep fry guy and wait for 5 minutes . ..
here’s the results – note that we’ve already eaten about 3/4 of the bag.