BMW M3 Forum (E90 E92)

BMW Garage BMW Meets Register Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read


Go Back   M3Post - BMW M3 Forum > BIMMERPOST Universal Forums > Off-Topic Discussions Board
 
Evolve Automotive
Post Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      04-04-2011, 12:32 PM   #1
stylinexpat
Captain
stylinexpat's Avatar
40
Rep
825
Posts

Drives:
Join Date: Aug 2008

iTrader: (0)

Street vendor in Taipei selling food

I was on my way home tonight as I walked by this street vendor who had a little stall selling food. As I walked by something caught my eye and it was him bringing water to the food stall for food and washing the dishes with the same water. What caught my eye even more was the water hose that was coming from the gutter I looked closer to confirm and sure as hell the MTF was pumping water from the freakin gutter to wash the plates and use for the food at his stall . If you think that Taiwan has better hygiene than China you are in for a big surprise and have a lot to learn.
Attached Images
 
Appreciate 0
      04-04-2011, 12:38 PM   #2
infinitekid2002
Creepin while ya sleepin
infinitekid2002's Avatar
United_States
54
Rep
3,401
Posts

Drives: Like a Bat out of Hell
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: City of Angels

iTrader: (4)

Garage List
2008 135i  [3.71]
I would never do street food; not even in the U.S.
__________________
Appreciate 0
      04-05-2011, 03:18 AM   #3
Comet
Troll Harder
Comet's Avatar
Lebanon
89
Rep
596
Posts

Drives: 997 GT3, 997 4 GTS, X6M
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Montreal, Beirut

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
the only street food places I ate in Taipei all served in plastic plates/forks
but now I understand why my friend got an upset stomach
__________________
Appreciate 0
      04-05-2011, 09:22 AM   #4
///1M
Captain
9
Rep
610
Posts

Drives: On a good day, AW 1M coupe
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: between Indiana and the alley

iTrader: (0)

The hose could be connected to a fresh water line underground.
Appreciate 0
      04-05-2011, 09:39 AM   #5
NYCGP
WTF are you looking at?
NYCGP's Avatar
65
Rep
1,561
Posts

Drives: Bandwagon
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Jungle

iTrader: (0)

Could also be a nasty ass street cart selling rat meat in Taipei.

You make your assumptions... I will make mine.
__________________
"It is better to be hated for what you are than loved for what you are not."
-André Gide
Appreciate 0
      04-05-2011, 11:21 AM   #6
stylinexpat
Captain
stylinexpat's Avatar
40
Rep
825
Posts

Drives:
Join Date: Aug 2008

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by ///1M View Post
The hose could be connected to a fresh water line underground.

The odor alone from that gutter is enough to knock one out. There is no fresh water line down there. This is Taiwan and not Japan
Appreciate 0
      04-05-2011, 11:25 AM   #7
McMuffin
Lieutenant Colonel
McMuffin's Avatar
United_States
36
Rep
1,550
Posts

Drives: A Widebody 92
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Califas

iTrader: (5)

What is it with everyone posting sideways pics now, is it a new trend?
__________________
Embryo>e92
Appreciate 0
      04-05-2011, 11:30 AM   #8
Verbiage
Cars are boring.
Verbiage's Avatar
Jamaica
120
Rep
8,147
Posts

Drives: E90 335i x R55 Clubman S
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: MD

iTrader: (5)

Disgusting!
__________________
Peep my music shit here
Appreciate 0
      04-05-2011, 11:43 AM   #9
stylinexpat
Captain
stylinexpat's Avatar
40
Rep
825
Posts

Drives:
Join Date: Aug 2008

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by McMuffin View Post
What is it with everyone posting sideways pics now, is it a new trend?

My fault... Freakin Iphone 4 turns the picture sideways if you hold the phone upright to take a picture. Don't have that issue with a regular camera but with the Iphone 4 one needs to remember which way to hold the Iphone in order for the picture not to come out sideways. Would be nice if Apple would fix this.
Appreciate 0
      04-05-2011, 11:46 AM   #10
Verbiage
Cars are boring.
Verbiage's Avatar
Jamaica
120
Rep
8,147
Posts

Drives: E90 335i x R55 Clubman S
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: MD

iTrader: (5)

Isn't that something? The phone that supposedly does everything, can't sense a picture to tell which way is up.
__________________
Peep my music shit here
Appreciate 0
      04-05-2011, 12:12 PM   #11
stylinexpat
Captain
stylinexpat's Avatar
40
Rep
825
Posts

Drives:
Join Date: Aug 2008

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Bavarian III View Post
Isn't that something? The phone that supposedly does everything, can't sense a picture to tell which way is up.

Can't delete individual calls either from the call list
Appreciate 0
      04-05-2011, 12:14 PM   #12
NYCGP
WTF are you looking at?
NYCGP's Avatar
65
Rep
1,561
Posts

Drives: Bandwagon
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Jungle

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by stylinexpat View Post
Can't delete individual calls either from the call list
__________________
"It is better to be hated for what you are than loved for what you are not."
-André Gide
Appreciate 0
      04-05-2011, 12:18 PM   #13
Verbiage
Cars are boring.
Verbiage's Avatar
Jamaica
120
Rep
8,147
Posts

Drives: E90 335i x R55 Clubman S
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: MD

iTrader: (5)

Quote:
Originally Posted by stylinexpat View Post
Can't delete individual calls either from the call list
__________________
Peep my music shit here
Appreciate 0
      04-05-2011, 01:08 PM   #14
stylinexpat
Captain
stylinexpat's Avatar
40
Rep
825
Posts

Drives:
Join Date: Aug 2008

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by NYCGP View Post
And you need this to be able to install that application.

Appreciate 0
      04-05-2011, 01:45 PM   #15
JayKay335i
Banned
Egypt
86
Rep
5,047
Posts

Drives: ///M323 DCT
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: North Dakota; its best DUHHHHHH

iTrader: (1)

They're selling childmeat anyway
Appreciate 0
      04-05-2011, 01:49 PM   #16
TK-421
Registered Sex Offender
United_States
156
Rep
4,764
Posts

Drives: E46 M3 | 1JZ S13
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Tampa, FL

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by stylinexpat View Post
The odor alone from that gutter is enough to knock one out. There is no fresh water line down there. This is Taiwan and not Japan
I didn't know japan had a fresh water system - I thought they only had salt water?
Appreciate 0
      04-05-2011, 02:05 PM   #17
stylinexpat
Captain
stylinexpat's Avatar
40
Rep
825
Posts

Drives:
Join Date: Aug 2008

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by TK-421 View Post
I didn't know japan had a fresh water system - I thought they only had salt water?

I was being sarcastic
Appreciate 0
      04-16-2011, 06:37 AM   #18
stylinexpat
Captain
stylinexpat's Avatar
40
Rep
825
Posts

Drives:
Join Date: Aug 2008

iTrader: (0)

This one I will never forget. This guy washes his vegetables in the bathroom sink that they use to wash the mop in which they wipe the bathroom floor with. Taipei is a city which leaves you with many memories.
Attached Images
 
Appreciate 0
      04-16-2011, 11:05 AM   #19
Eeighty8
Private
0
Rep
50
Posts

Drives: 2010 E88
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: chicago

iTrader: (3)

Makes me appreciate Singapore. They have a grading system for all their street vendor food.
Appreciate 0
      04-16-2011, 11:18 AM   #20
TiAg335i
Trance Life
TiAg335i's Avatar
United_States
123
Rep
4,711
Posts

Drives: 2007 E92 335i
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Long Island, NY

iTrader: (4)

wow, that is appalling^^
__________________
Vanguard V2 Exhaust//Vishnu DCI//ACM Angel Eyes
Appreciate 0
      04-16-2011, 11:38 AM   #21
VenomBMW
Banned
United_States
5
Rep
63
Posts

Drives: 128i Convertible
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: In a house

iTrader: (0)

At OP: you have perfect English. So you're a permanent citizen of Thailand, you're not American?
Appreciate 0
      04-16-2011, 12:01 PM   #22
stylinexpat
Captain
stylinexpat's Avatar
40
Rep
825
Posts

Drives:
Join Date: Aug 2008

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by VenomBMW View Post
At OP: you have perfect English. So you're a permanent citizen of Thailand, you're not American?

Who's in Thailand
Appreciate 0
Post Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:40 AM.




m3post
m3post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST