Picture of foreigner having WeiLih Instant Noodle causes stir

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2016/12/07
By: Maggie Huang, Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Pictures of a foreigner eating instant noodles in an unconventional way at a convenience store’s outdoor dining area drew a lot of attention on social media.

A Facebook user found this foreigner preparing for WeiLih Meh Instant Noodle, the most beloved local instant noodles, by putting two seasoning packets into the bowl and poured hot water in it.

It doesn’t sound like a wrong way to get the instant noodles ready, but it happened that this particular brand is meant to be prepared as dry noodles instead of noodles soup. So Taiwanese people almost always drain the noodles after soaking it in hot water, then adding the seasoning packet to the noodles. The dry seasoning packet is used separately for making soup in another bowl to go with the dry noodles.    [FULL  STORY]

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