By: Jeniffer Huang, S.C. Chang and Elizabeth Hsu
London, Oct. 4 (CNA) Tom Parker Bowles, a famous food critic for Esquire magazine, has
given a rave review of Taiwan’s gourmet food and human warmth in a long article titled “How Taiwan became the hottest food destination on earth,” in the October issue of the British magazine.
Bowles has a well-known mother by the name of Camilla — who happens to be the wife of Britain’s Prince Charles.
Bowles’ trip to Taiwan, where, the Esquire editors said, “even the offal tastes divine,” and his resulting six-page article, are expected to boost interest in Britain about visiting the island.
His good impression about Taiwan started from “those gentle smiles at customs, and the sense of heartfelt welcome, such blessed contrast to the blank-faced, purse-lipped suspicion of mainland China.” [FULL STORY]