Taro in its best form can be found at Double Rainbow at 23rd and Irving. Their hot taro tapioca drink is one of a kind, as far as I know. Order it hot, without tea. It is many orders of magnitude superior to the purple powder.
Justin Chapple, Food & Wine Deputy Test Kitchen Editor, is back this week with another killer Mad Genius Tip—an ice cream cake made of store-bought ice cream sandwiches, that requires just minutes of prep time.