An International Food Festival: Taitung Slow Food Festival in Taipei in December
“Have you ever been to Taitung’s Slow Food Festival?” Your answer will reveal whether you are a seasoned Taitung traveler! The Slow Food Festival is an event that you must participate in when visiting Taitung. The festival is hosted by local Taitung stores, restaurants, chefs, and event planning teams. The festival’s highlight is local ingredients, food culture, and farming hot topics. The event has different themes to present Taitung’s local food culture each year. The festival has been held for 12 years, more than 38,000 people have participated, and over 140 stores have joined the festivities. The festival has a stunning 97.6% customer satisfaction and has become one of Taitung’s representing events.
Taitung Slow Food Festival won the Japanese “Good Design Award” this October. This highly coveted title is sought after by global corporations and groups. Slow Food Festival won the Best 100 which has a winning rate of less than 2%. In addition, it was also ranked in the top 20, and took the Gold Award. The judges remarked the festival as a “learning venue where most people can enjoy food and drink” which is the highest of all complements. This has put the Taitung Slow Food Festival on the international league of food festivals, presenting the rich food culture to people all around the world.
The 13th annual Taitung Slow Food Festival will be held in Taipei. Selected Taitung specialty dishes will be featured. Moreover, Taitung food culture displays will be set up. Therefore, people from all counties and cities will have the opportunity to experience Taitung’s slow food tradition. You will have the chance to taste indigenous cuisine such as the Paiwan millet rice dumpling, Amis marinated meats, local breweries, and other traditional and modern fusion slow food dishes. The event emphasizes sustainability, using natural materials as food containers and decoration. No single-use cutlery and containers will be used at the event. Those who plan on attending should remember to bring your own bowls and utensils.
2021 Taitung Slow Food Festival Finale
Date: Dec. 4th (Sat) Dec. 5th (Sun)
Location: Taipei 1914 Huashan Creative Park
Official Website: https://www.facebook.com/SlowFoodTaitung/