TRADITIONAL Taiwan Street Food Tour of Tainan: EEL Noodles & Milk Fish

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Tainan is known as the food capital of Taiwan, and it is full of snacks and traditional food. Today, I'm exploring the whole food scene, and we'll see what's new to come for my taste buds. Strictly Dumpling T-Shirts HERE: bit.ly/2IVM2ts

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22-Noy, 2017



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Mening pleylistlarim
Keyinroq ko‘rish
Fikrlar 907
拉德罗 6 kun oldin
Sarah Gilmore
Sarah Gilmore 16 kun oldin
Now you have to go back one of these days just for that beef soup.
FlyingPigNJ 19 kun oldin
Got google map link to the ice ball place?
fredrik Liljeblad
fredrik Liljeblad 22 kun oldin
I adore ell! I've had it in Hong Kong, Taiwan, Guangdong, and Japan--Just Superb!
fredrik Liljeblad
fredrik Liljeblad 22 kun oldin
YuHsin Chen
YuHsin Chen 26 kun oldin
Damm. I definitely gonna try the eel noodle next time i visit Tainan.
Perennial Rhinitis
Perennial Rhinitis 27 kun oldin
MIke you shoud go back to the Philippines and try the different milk fish dishes that we have developed here. Milk fish is considered the "national fish" of the Philippines!
Jake Goldstein Fitness
that chickens is undercooked
Princess Hephzibah
Mike Chen is the only one who eats food, and u feel as if he is having an orgasm having food porn...if there is sthg like that
阿慧 Oy oldin
As a Tainanese, I only have Danzai noodles and casket bread once or twice in my lifetime lamo. But still, there are lots of delicious street food in Tainan.
Jack Yao
Jack Yao Oy oldin
台灣 #1
Don Frye
Don Frye Oy oldin
God dang it. You don’t like broccoli, raw fish, eel, and medium rare beef[. You’re missing out dawg
Helmi MuZa
Helmi MuZa Oy oldin
That eel looks good, it's really unfortunate that you couldn't eat at that place, I'm really curious about that place,
Cortanis001 2 oy oldin
God I want to try these places.... I just want to eat my way around the world.
Miss Marie Boo
Miss Marie Boo 2 oy oldin
“Bread coffin with things inside” 😂
kiwigummies 2 oy oldin
Those noodles are so good, I like it better with the thin rice noodles though. I shove it in your mouth with soup and garlic, it's soo good. I can eat that stuff like it's water. The thick noodles don't mix with the soup and garlic as well too me, also I like the texture.
H Chui
H Chui 2 oy oldin
Anyone know the name of the shaved ice/fruit place he goes to?
cscalecscale 2 oy oldin
I literally just drooled onto my trouser leg 😑
whitelily3177 2 oy oldin
I love eel.
David Hong
David Hong 2 oy oldin
If Jackie chen made food travel channel
donjz777 2 oy oldin
I think, u do ur job well. I assume u like your job, also.
Donnie johnson
Donnie johnson 2 oy oldin
Sniff it lick it piss on it
J. Jinai Deas
J. Jinai Deas 2 oy oldin
Notice there's never turkey meat dishes
Bhaskar Raju
Bhaskar Raju 2 oy oldin
What's your favourite cusisne
jackknight1021 3 oy oldin
Got to say mike the adds really just hits me like a tornado
ninja 3 oy oldin
will somebody please get mikey on tv
just Bfree
just Bfree 3 oy oldin
Beef soup mafia 🤣😂🤣😂🤣😂🤣😂 no soup today
Mike Zhang
Mike Zhang 3 oy oldin
If all the beef restaurants close on tuesdays and all the lamb restaurants close on mondays; then how was mike able to have that lamb soup on monday night (the night he had ice cream)? 🤔
Kao H
Kao H 3 oy oldin
If you're Asian and you can't cook fish, you're a twinkie ---- My mother
lanna yang
lanna yang 3 oy oldin
The beef soup only use fresh beef, and the slaughter are close at tuesday, that's why no one open. feel sorry for you.
Vincent C
Vincent C 3 oy oldin
This broth is amazing!!!!! I need to get a bun and dip into this...
uncleouch1 4 oy oldin
Enlightened by the eel. Love em myself. About the Lamb. My family is from a lamb based culture. We just salted them up threw them on the spit. What people call gamey is the character of that meat. You can either eat bland all your life or immerse your self in the flavors. Mikey knows what I mean.
M.C. Ella
M.C. Ella 4 oy oldin
Please do foods around the Mexico Culture!!!! ✨
Bintang sanjaya
Bintang sanjaya 4 oy oldin
Song name in 12:47 ??
Kevin Li
Kevin Li 4 oy oldin
Dan Zai mien is usually not that rich in flavor. The braised minced pork is its main flavor source. It's more like eating a sense of nostalgia more than its taste. It's usually smaller in portion and a bit higher in price.
Hazel B
Hazel B 4 oy oldin
Strictly dumpling video marathon!
Mina Lee
Mina Lee 4 oy oldin
I really love your videos...but was this the 1st time u had a milkfish belly? I'm very curious...🤗
Sally Wang
Sally Wang 4 oy oldin
Hey Mike which day of the week do you try to visit the beef soup restaurants? People in Taiwan normally don't kill cattle on Tuesdays so that's why most shops are closed.
Ash S
Ash S 4 oy oldin
"It is pretty dark and im pretty tan" dying 😂😂😂😂😂😂
sartorian darkstorm
i swear food i wouldnt eat could become yummy if i just follow around with mikey
Dark-Angel Star Spiritual Dragon
i love all your food videos
依 依
依 依 5 oy oldin
Moo Moo Puppy
Moo Moo Puppy 5 oy oldin
I wonder if they have the mango grape melon dessert? What is it called and has anyone seen this in the US?
Dai Young
Dai Young 5 oy oldin
A local Taiwanese, and a little late to the party here, but Mike - I recommend you to try turkey on rice in Chiayi. They were originated from there and every single stand/restaurant that serves it in Chiayi is just mind-blowing. I dont wanna say that the turkey rice in Tainan is bad, there are plenty of good ones out there too, but trust me, the ones in Chiayi are way more delicious and they have absolutely different taste than the one you ate. Nice video as always! Thx for the vid and hope you come visit Taiwan again in the near future. There're so many different types of food you can enjoy here!
David Patrick
David Patrick 5 oy oldin
Grape ice cream?!?
Dai Young
Dai Young 5 oy oldin
I would say that they are more like grape sorbets. They dont have that sort of a buttery-vibe in them but instead they have some sort of a refreshing flavour. Try to imagine you put semi-condensed grape juice into borderline-frozen-state. Doesnt melt watery like ice but also not buttery like ice cream, kind of an in-between yet pack a strong-fruity-punch. That's how they taste like!
Judy c
Judy c 5 oy oldin
I know this is an older video but wanted to say thank you for the heads up regarding the six thousand beef soup because I was about to wake up at 5AM also to check this place out. Guess I can sleep in now!
kookaluv 5 oy oldin
cant agree with you on the milkfish mike ..but i suppose everybody got different tastes ..my wife filipino and they love milkfish BANGUS weedy tasting and fatty for me
Franklin MacGillacuddy
Wow another great video Mike! Great work.
Franklin MacGillacuddy
Anybody who thinks lamb is either tough or gamy did not have it cooked properly.
Gordon H. Welles
Gordon H. Welles 5 oy oldin
Was the turkey dry? I ask because either you cure turkey or undercook turkey, it always seem to come out drier than chalk.
Iceburg659 5 oy oldin
That milk fish has my mouth watering like crazy. I’m borderline drooling.
shiela may llamado
You know what you like jackie chan,,can i know your nationality?
Elery Robert Libo-on
Did you by any chance get to eat the Milk Fish skin? It is one of the best tasting parts of the fish...but then again they might have not descaled the fish because it's grilled. But you should definitely try the milk fish descaled and fried with the skin..seasoned with just salt and pepper...and make sure the skin is crispy...it's like eating thin pieces of crackling heaven.
John Lynch
John Lynch 6 oy oldin
love your vids , make me want to travel , but got two questions . where do you put it all ? and how you stay in shape . the way you eat puts sumo wrestlers to shame .
Keiko Camille Cruz
I think I just died when you put the chicken, fish, and rice in one bite. I never thought I can get this envious!!!
Yee Bao Ng
Yee Bao Ng 6 oy oldin
A non-mandarin speaker can't really go there huh
Milca Maquillao
Milca Maquillao 6 oy oldin
Hi Mike thank you it's called the tofu soup in the Philippines we calld that taho
Hype Kami
Hype Kami 6 oy oldin
Im hungry
Meanxp moe
Meanxp moe 6 oy oldin
so he is in love with bob when he wears a tux??? Gaayyyy!!!!!
prsunday 6 oy oldin
I love it when you end it by saying until we eat again. It's the best
Claire Buick
Claire Buick 6 oy oldin
Drunken chicken looked very pink
Moo Moo Puppy
Moo Moo Puppy 6 oy oldin
Is that the tofu dessert w/ ginger syrup?
Moo Moo Puppy
Moo Moo Puppy 5 oy oldin
I always see this dessert art 99 ranch in this big yougurt container tubs, but the container looks sketchy.
Dai Young
Dai Young 5 oy oldin
_-ginger syrup-_ brown sugar syrup. Yup, the whole thing is more like a dessert, and it's cold and refreshing. I dont wanna use the word Tofu here, because even tofu will be too hard when comparing to that dessert. The texture of it is more like a tofu-pudding, and it's really that soft, you can barely feel it when you put it into your mouth, yet it's quite healthy cause they are made from soy beans. One of my fav gourmet in Taiwan!
Amber CC
Amber CC 6 oy oldin
Glad to know the love of milk fish belly is universal! That's my reaction whenever I have pan fried milk fish belly! Simply out of the world! Eel is like a platonic friend...haha...Smoky and sexy Eel noodles -- I prefer the dry noodle type - you don't feel so neutral about it, do you?
pearl burns
pearl burns 7 oy oldin
you really had opened my eyes in regards to traveling MAJOR ASIA in order to appreciate the Beauty of Mother Earth especially in West Pac--thank you so much and it's now listed in my bucket list plus I will also include West Indies. You're GREAT! I APPRECIATE ANY FOODS THERE IS!
May Xiong
May Xiong 7 oy oldin
Thanks for sharing! Brings me back to the time I spent in Tainan ❤️
Your Disappointed Father
90% of this channel is noodles
Neale Gray
Neale Gray 7 oy oldin
You should try lamb soup in Iceland. It's a sort of Irish stew but as a soup, and delicious!
SkunkApe95 7 oy oldin
Eel’s freakin delicious Mikey! Get an unadon when you go to Japan next!
SkunkApe95 7 oy oldin
I don’t really get the cold noodle thing...I like most food hot except sushi.
RogueController 7 oy oldin
I think with training I could eat as much as you
RogueController 7 oy oldin
I think with training I could eat as much as you
Kevin Lee
Kevin Lee 7 oy oldin
what's the address of the lamb soup place?? i've been trying to look for it!
Arnel Rimz
Arnel Rimz 7 oy oldin
Im dying for that dessert... 💕😋😋😋😋😋😋😋
wittygardener 7 oy oldin
I was in Taipei and Tainan in January, and it was great, but Tainan was a bit difficult to enjoy because very few speak English there, and my Chinese skills are extremely limited!
terence 8 oy oldin
butter does not clog the arteries
Haris Ansari
Haris Ansari 8 oy oldin
Mike its funny that you say, they all had a meeting and decided to close on the same day. im from Toronto Area, more specifically Hamilton and when im craving some Caribbean/Jamacian Food, their all closed on mondays and some sunday and monday, it sucks. :(
danpt2000 8 oy oldin
Hey Jackie! Do a back flip for us!
Kuroneko Nya
Kuroneko Nya 8 oy oldin
Dan zai noodles actually come in dry form, which in my opinion tastes a lot better. The soup tends to wash away the taste. But being from Tainan, I confess that this is not my favorite. My preference is 意麵 and milk fish. Also the brown 碗粿。In my family we serve two milk fish for lunch everyday, and I’ve never grown sick of it, ever.
Pamela Chow
Pamela Chow 8 oy oldin
Dude, how do you think we will do in Tainan if we can't read Chinese?
Aimee Howell
Aimee Howell 8 oy oldin
I feel like a lot of food reviews are kinda fake tbh idk why. But it doesnt feel "real" but Mike is the one food youtuber i enoy that i feel just gives straight up and i like it because i know what i would enjoy and what i would because his reviews are real and honest and the way he explains it just you feel like you are there. I love it. I love him
Ashton Paugh
Ashton Paugh 8 oy oldin
Omg. A food vlogger who actually tells what they think about the dish! It's so nice to see someone say 'oh it's ok' instead of 'omg this is just the most delicious thing I've ever eaten'.
Koko Kream
Koko Kream 9 oy oldin
You can buy milkfish in the Philippines for $3. 3-4 whole fish for $3.
wmhsu1999 9 oy oldin
Mikey, I'm so glad you came to visit my hometown. You must have done some decent research, or some local citizens must have been your guides to show you all these places where I actually dine regularly. These places are no random food stands or restaurants. Too bad you missed the beaf-soup breakfast. You'll definitely have to sample it next time when you come to visit here again. BTW, please do put Tainan on your wish list of moving to and getting settled in Taiwan.
Christian Valeroso
milkfish is phillippines(my country) national fish.its a really delicious but super bony fish so when u got a boneless type of that usually the price tends to get much expensive considering the job to remove all of the bones.
Jocelyn Ko
Jocelyn Ko 9 oy oldin
Little tips when you go to Tainan ! Go for street food and not a restaurant
yasin azahar
yasin azahar 9 oy oldin
Sand 22
Sand 22 10 oy oldin
lol cows are like its tuesday bro we can relax . LUL wtf
Fatima Khalid
Fatima Khalid 10 oy oldin
Do you have a friend holding the camera or do you go solo?
Gavin Zhang
Gavin Zhang 10 oy oldin
We are here at the exact same location as we speak! 😀
Janus Rome
Janus Rome 11 oy oldin
Really enjoy your videos! However, you missed the skin of that milk fish imo, it's crispy, salty and tasty in that dish, usually, anyway. Normally I don't eat fish belly or fish skin, but I love both when it comes to milk fish.
傳偉曾 11 oy oldin
Actually food in Tainan is famous of it's sweet taste compares to other cities in Taiwan, they basically add sugar in every dishes, and it surprisingly taste good.
Tracy Diller
Tracy Diller 11 oy oldin
Once again another mouth watering video, thanks Mike keep those videos coming.
RandolphDgr8 11 oy oldin
wait... who actually doesnt like lamb?
Charles Lee
Charles Lee 11 oy oldin
lamb and Turkey are healthy meats
Gold and Diamond Trade
You realize you were doing the steps wrong after the first donson noodles ?
Trecia Gadson
Trecia Gadson Yil oldin
Did u say "kinda tan"? 😕😕😕
Kurt Daniel Belando
Hhhmmmm daing na bangus
Claire Sanford
Claire Sanford Yil oldin
And then you fall in love with bob😂
Wedge 0020
Wedge 0020 Yil oldin
"Oh no, its leaking, that's never when it comes to caskets." 😓
BOOM-Nick-Shaka Yil oldin
I need to stop watching his videos! Keep making me hungry and mouth watering!! Trying to keep my diet and all but its making my stomach growls and it hurts. Literally drooled on the table watching this.
Vivian Ma
Vivian Ma Yil oldin
Had the same experience going to Tainan on a Tuesday... But at least you had good lamb soup!
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