A Taipei Extravaganza October 8, 2015 by Zhang Wenjie One.. two.. three Bustling lantern lighting along the railway Outer gate and main temple complex Lanterns in a temple. Taipei. Worshipers throng the temple daily Outer Gate Other than food, the stores sell trinkets of all types and sizes too. What’s in there? Now I know how Nemo felt when he was lost. Various drinks and preserved plums in quirky containers. Ice jelly is a hot favourite in Taipei, and a godsend in hot weather. Main complex Yam and sweet potato balls on a bed of shaved ice and sweet red beans. Chewy.