Date: Jul 30, 2015
By: Catherine Ling @ Makansutra
Kenting in Pingtung, Taiwan, is well-loved for its sunny beaches and mild weather. In the evenings, its main thoroughfare, Kenting Street turns into a fascinating night market that’s one of the largest in southern Taiwan. The 2km stretch of food, game and trinket stalls offer some exotic and creative foods.
The night we visited, a typhoon had just passed, so the market had less stalls than usual but there were enough interesting things to see.
For starters, seafood is a huge item here compared to the night markets in the cities up
north. The coastal bounty ensures fresh supplies, and you get your food prepared on the spot.
Here you have clams flash-cooked to perfection in various ways. The natural flavours are intensified by a dash of wine and some basil. [FULL STORY]