Around the Table of the Golden Triangle: Food Connections and Community Networking from Burma to Taiwan

Chen Ting Wu, Shenglin Elijah Chang
2015 Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences  
This paper examines how exotic cuisines become the mechanism glue different ethnic groups together and enhanced the quality of community life in the so-called Golden Triangle in the Longgang area of Taoyuan, Taiwan. The Golden Triangle Longgang has been famous for its cultural diversities, especially the numbers of the exotic restaurants, including Burma cuisines, Hakka cuisines, Taiwanese cuisines, Chinese Mainlanders' cuisines, Islamic cuisines and so on. In this paper, the research
more » ... ly investigates the relationships between the Burma cuisines and the quality of community life within the Burma-Chinese ethnic groups.
doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2015.08.212 fatcat:5y77ay3lh5cj5jnykkg5n4lqje