Food has a special place in the Taiwanese character. This is especially true in Keelung. More than just delicious, unique, and varied, Keelung’s culinary specialties are best accompanied with the stories of their origin. Appreciate what you’re eating so much more by understanding how it fits into Keelung’s rich history.

At the bottom of every bowl you’ll find history and tradition, because in Keelung, food is how cultures and times-gone-by are captured and remembered.

Throughout the tour, watch and learn how these specialties are prepared and cooked. There is nothing more satisfying than watching a true master at work. Seeing the careful application of thought, technique and understanding that goes into food as simple as a scallion pancake, can be mesmerising – especially at the speed at which it is done. It’s also why some of the most simple dishes are the most delicious.

Have a passionate local show you the absolute best of Keelung’ specialties and learn where these foods came from, how they have been shaped by the intersection of culture and times of change.

For the foreigner, a local guide will navigate those indecipherable menus. And even for the local, many of Keelung’s specialties are hidden in plain sight.

Join a local food enthusiast and experience Keelung’s secret specialties, with a healthy serving of history and culture on the side!

ℹ️ Tour Information

  • DATE / TIME: SUNDAY – FRIDAY 5PM
  • LOCATION: MIAOKOU NIGHT MARKET, INDOOR LOCAL MARKET and much more
  • MEETING POINT: PLAZA OF YM Oceanic Culture and Art Museum
  • DURATION : 3 HOUR
  • GROUP SIZE : MAX. 6 PPL
  • FEE : USD 40
  • PREPARATION : WALKING SHOES/UMBRELLA/WATER BOTTLE
  • INCLUSION : Selection of 5 local snacks and drinks, Personal Headsets, KFW Foodie’s map brochure.
  • LANGUAGE: ENGLISH/MANDARIN
Keelung cultural tour: DISCOVER, EXPERIENCE, SAVOUR.