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An updated About Me!

November 16, 2016

 

 

Time for an updated About Me!
Haii! Welcome to my blog! I'm Leslie, a 24-year-old girl from Sunnyvale, California currently based in Taipei, Taiwan. Scroll down to read more about how I started Taipei Foodie!

 

Who are you?
I'm an UC Irvine graduate currently slaying herself with postgraduate studies at National Taiwan University. Born in San Jose but I spent the first half of my life in Taipei, and moved back to the Bay Area in middle school. I decided to come back to Taiwan after college in 2014 to explore the opportunities here as well as staying connected to friends and family here. I am your typical instagrammer who's willing to do anything and everything to get the perfect shot, please don't judge me if you see me standing on a chair taking pictures of my food.

 

What is Taipei Foodie?
Taipei Foodie is a Blog/Instagram/Facebook account for the purpose of sharing food places for everyone to check out. Most of the pictures and blog posts will be Taipei-related. However, I do travel from time to time, so you will see pictures from those places as well. I don't consider myself as a food critic, just a normal girl with a serious appetite and big love for food!

 

Which is your main social media platform?
Instagram is the one I focus the most on right now. Please check out @taipeifoodie on Instagram and feel free to click that follow button for more noms! I promise I'll try not to spam you with my food pics (or not).

 

Why did you create Taipei Foodie?
I have to admit that the initial reason was pretty lame, but I'll still tell ya. I originally created it because I was job hunting back in 2014, and thought having a blog of my own could somewhat make my resume looks better. In addition, I always take pictures of my food since I don't even remember when as a way to document what's going on in my life. You can think of it as a photo journal. On top of that, my friends ask me to recommend places to eat for them ALL THE TIME. So I thought to myself "hey why don't I just start a blog and introduce restaurants/cafes to everyone (so I don't  have to deal with them, lol jk)?" and BAM! Taipei Foodie happened.

 

How did you come up with the name Taipei Foodie?
To be honest, I came up with the name literally in 5 minutes, I thought of including "Taipei" as part of my account name because I grew up here and it always feels like home to me. The foodie part was pretty obvious, I mean, it is a food blog after all.

 

What's one food you can't live without?
Avocado! If I go to a place and they have avocado toast on their menu, without a doubt I'm getting that.

 

What's your chipotle order?

Burrito bowl with white rice, no beans, steak, mild salsa, easy on sour cream, GUAC (take my money), corn, lettuce.

 

 

 

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