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The Soy Milk King

One of the problems we faced with staying in Ximending area was the difficulty to find food in the morning. Being an area that is largely dominated by the evening and night crowds, Ximending is pretty quiet before noon. We had a couple of our morning fixes at Ay Chung Rice Noodles, but most street…

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  • 07.27.12
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  • iamthewitch

Famous Mala Hot Pot in Taipei

During our trip to Taipei, one of the things that we were reminded not to miss over and over again was the Mala hot pot, or spicy hot pot. Friends told us that we simply must go to Mala Yuanyang Hot Pot because their selection of food is fresh and their soup is just fabulously…

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Exploring Wulai Aboriginal Village

Not being satisfied with our hot spring experience at Beitou, we decided to pay Wulai, the other place famous for hot springs, a visit as well. Getting to Wulai was slightly easier than Beitou, because we just needed to take the MRT to Xindian Station, and queue up for a bus that brought us directly…

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The Scenic Yehliu Geopark, Taipei

I still remember waking up to a gloomy and rainy morning that day in Taipei. Our plan for the day was to visit Yehliu Geopark by public transportation. The miserable weather got us thinking twice, but we ended up going anyway, since we already had plans for the other days we’re there. After a quick…

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Dunkel and Pork Belly at Löwenbräu

During our first visit to The Rocks a couple of weeks ago, we had a try at some street food along the foodies market. That was also when we noticed a huge crowd seated outside a German restaurant called Löwenbräu, with most of them spotting a giant mug of beer. I remember Saucer saying to…

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  • 07.18.12
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  • iamthewitch

Claypot Live Mud Crab Noodles

  It is very seldom that Saucer would crave for something with high cholesterol, but during the weekend when we walked past Chinatown, the sight of claypot crab noodles from one of the tables outside a restaurant somehow did the trick. It had got Saucer craving for them, and I was delighted! Believe me when…

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  • 07.16.12
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The Original Din Tai Fung

A visit to Taipei would not have been complete without dropping by the famous Taiwanese restaurant chain, Din Tai Fung. According to resources online, this chain that has various branches around the world including Thailand, Malaysia and even Australia! However, their roots began in Taiwan, with their first restaurant in Xinyi Road. Therefore, we decided…

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