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  • Welcome to Taiwan!

  • We're in Taipei, Taiwan

  • And we have to days to eat all of your food

  • When it comes to Taiwan a lot of people think about

  • the night markets or they think about the soup dumplings but

  • you need to start thinking about taiwanese breakfast

  • If you've never had breakfast in Taiwan before

  • you are missing out my friends

  • Okay first up, fried radish cakes.

  • Oh, yes.

  • okay I'm actually a little bit surprised

  • [Simon: radishes?] Yeah, I know right?

  • that's exactly- I was expecting these to look like hashbrowns

  • like you know when you get shredded hashbrowns?

  • like I pictured a giant radish thing being shredded

  • I'm going in

  • alright here we go

  • Oh man, it tastes like... a mashed potato shot

  • oh my god, woah

  • Can we get 3 more of these?

  • This is amazing.

  • Oh my god. And it has like, little bits of meat in there?

  • Holy smokes.

  • So this is a really thinly fried omlette

  • it looks like it has green onions in it

  • and it's wrapped around radish cake again

  • But the radish cake doesn't look the same

  • That is perfectly small.

  • I didn't know any of this food existed.

  • May we just say, I prefer this over hash brown any day.

  • Me, too.

  • If I had a choice between radishes for breakfast and hashbrowns for breakfast, I'll pick this

  • Oh my god.

  • I didn't realize how big soy culture was in Taiwan.

  • Yeah!

  • You have a fresh, cold soy milk and mine is a hot soy milk.

  • This is so weird because I'm only used to having soy milk in boxes.

  • Yeah, exactly.

  • Oh my god.

  • Mine's like a latte. Can I have a shot of espresso in here?

  • That's so sweet but fresh.

  • Alright. Let's get this day in Taipei started.

  • Let's do it.

  • It rhymed!

  • We are here at Chung Shui Tang, which I'm sure I mispronounced

  • But I've honestly been practicing for like [Martina: You've practiced so hard Ducky] 5 minutes

  • Listen guys, you think you know boba?

  • You think you know bubble tea?

  • It came from Taiwan, did you know that?

  • It came from here

  • It came from here.

  • This is the originator.

  • Here is the biggest boba tea I've seen in my entire life.

  • This...

  • Oh my god.

  • ...is nuts.

  • Holy smokes.

  • Do you see...

  • Okay

  • How big this is?

  • They're not messing around here.

  • No.

  • My wrists are sore.

  • Okay we gotta one shot it.

  • That is a delicious bubble tea.

  • I got a mouthful of boba.

  • Woah

  • Oh my god. That is perfectly sweet.

  • Oh my god.

  • I love this.

  • Do think this kind of tea counts as caffeine, Simon?

  • Of course.

  • What? What do you mean?

  • Now what I think its amazing about going for bubble tea in Taiwan is

  • is that it's not just about the bubble tea

  • it's also about the side dishes

  • This is crazy.

  • Radish cakes.

  • Oh, your dream has come true again.

  • Yup

  • Yup.

  • Yup

  • Yup.

  • I wanna go for this.

  • DUCKY

  • Oh my god.

  • Really?

  • That's like, mashed potato perfection.

  • Okay this look amazing because it has barley and shrimp

  • and a whole bunch of other stuff that I don't know.

  • Okay, I gotta try one too.

  • I'm going in for it.

  • Oh my god!

  • That is...

  • ...a pork shumai

  • covered in rice.

  • I didn't know this exists.

  • I didn't know this exists.

  • OH MY GOD.

  • Oh my god.

  • Oh my god.

  • The real question is...

  • rice covered pork shumai or radish cake

  • We are about to do something I cannot wait to do.

  • We are going to get our hair washed.

  • They're gonna massage my head and massage our neck..

  • It's like an hour of hair pampering right? That's amazing!

  • Um... yeah.

  • Who doesn't like having their hair touched?

  • Right!

  • Right?

  • Okay... okay you ready?

  • Yup!

  • Okay, let's go! Let's go!

  • Simon, where are you going?

  • Ain't no damn way I'm getting my hair washed for an hour.

  • This is where it's at.

  • Oh my god!

  • This is totally awesome.

  • I'm in heaven.

  • I'm in heaven.

  • I love having my head touched.

  • I love having my head touched.

  • OH MY GOD I had the most wonderful experience!

  • You too? Me too!

  • You go first! Okay so...

  • Taiwan night markets!

  • If you don't go to one of these when you're in Taiwan, you haven't experienced Taiwan!

  • What's the point, even?

  • This is what it's all about, this is what we've been waiting for

  • This is where we are going to spend the rest of our lives

  • Good night and God speed.

  • Look for the tent that says Simon and Martina will be here.

  • I'm going to eat everything you have to offer.

  • Yup.

  • Oh wow.

  • Sweet and savoury but not like Sweet and Sour sauce.

  • Oh yes.

  • Oh there's meat in here!

  • Wow.

  • I want...

  • all the food.

  • Stinky tofu.

  • Alright this is the deep fried version.

  • We like waited forever for this super-

  • You can smell this from a mile away.

  • Alright you think we're gonna burn our mouths off?

  • Yup!

  • Oh my god it's so... pungent!

  • Alright. Now try everything at once.

  • Wow. That is delicious!

  • OH. I can taste the smell now. There you go.

  • That socks.

  • Tastes good!

  • Tastes like socks.

  • It tastes a little like vinegar to me.

  • Vinegar socks.

  • Listen. This was supposed to be a lot stinkier than I expected.

  • WOAH.

  • This is not that stinky.

  • I am disappointed in your lack of stinkiness, stinky tofu.

  • I'm not disappointed... nope.

  • Anymore stinkiness would be too much.

  • Disappointed.

  • I would like to try something else please.

  • Woah you're really diggin' in there.

  • Hu jiao bing!

  • Oh my god. That meat is so sweet!

  • Is it garlic-y?

  • It's like they have cloves in there as well.

  • It's like a hamburger bun inside this like beautiful sesame bun.

  • The crispiness... oh yeah.

  • Look how dense that is.

  • Fried chicken steak.

  • Oh yes!

  • Yes. Yeah!

  • Oh my god.

  • Oh my god.

  • Go away. Go away.