5D4N Taiwan Taipei Trip Day 1: Top 7 valuable street foods to eat at Shilin Night Market (士林夜市)


Hi readers! It has been awhile since my last visit to Taiwan. Yay! Welcome to Taipei City! A fruitful 5 Days 4 Nights trip with my good friend, Samuel and we decided to check-in the Sherwood Hotel for our stay in Taipei city.

Our hotel is located in the heart of Taipei near the Zhongshan Junior High School train station (Brown Line), and a short driving distance away from the Taipei 台北小巨蛋 and 台北101 tower. Our first day/night, we visited the Shilin Night Market (士林夜市) for our dinner and shopping.

We visited the Shilin Night Market (士林夜市) for our dinner and shopping. Yup! Shilin is one of the top tourist attraction places in Taipei. The prominent night market is well-organised whereby you can find a large variety of authentic Taiwanese street foods and trendy wear that suit your taste bud and fashions lifestyle respectively. Without further ado, here are our Top 7 valuable street foodie picks at the Taipei Shilin Night Market:

1. Sausage Wrapped in Glutinous Rice (台湾大肠包小肠)

2. Flame Grilled Beef Cube (火焰牛)

3. Taiwanese Tang Hulu (冰糖葫芦)

4. 咸水鸡

5. Fried Chicken Cutlet 大雞排

6 & 7. Frying Milk (炸鲜奶) and Black Sugar Fresh Milk Tea (黑糖珍珠鲜奶)

It was a delectable moments to taste the Shilin street food under the 16 degree evening in Taipei city. My all-time favourite still the Taiwanese sausage but as for drink, the Black Sugar Fresh Milk Tea (黑糖珍珠鲜奶) had caught my taste attention. The foods shown above were highly recommended for valuable choice. Hence, be prepare yourself around NT500-NT2000 for shopping goods at the Shilin Night Market.

Shilin Night Market Location Address:


Opening hour: 4.30pm to 12am Daily