It's always good to be reminded of a bit of home! I discovered Tiger Bites with colleagues during lunch time. It was pretty empty in the restaurant during lunch time, but it was a very nice experience!
"Gua Bao" is a traditional Taiwanese street food; it's basically cut steamed buns with stewed pork, peanut powder, and parsley. Tiger bites offers a variety of choice on the filling and gives it a nice twist. I went for the classic Tiger Bites Pig (RMB 26) with a side of Sweet Potato Fries (RMB 18), which is also a popular Taiwanese street food. It’s very affordable and I was very pleased by the taste! The bun is a bit sweet, filling with the tender and juicy pork, blending in perfectly with the sour vegetable and a bit of crunch from the peanut. I especially love the sweet potato fries, tasting very Taiwan-like – sweet, salty, and very crispy! My friend went for the Chicken one and was very satisfied with it as well.
The shop itself gives a very modern- feel with the neon logo and metal table. They also have coffee and drinks to offer. At night it becomes a bar with cocktails, how versatile? I’ll definitely revisit and check out the night menu.
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