Archive | September 2014

No better way to start the day with daikon cakes and savory soy…

No better way to start the day with daikon cakes and savory soy soup at 宏記豆漿.

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A good night at the LingJiang Night Market (臨江街夜市), wild boar…

A good night at the LingJiang Night Market (臨江街夜市), wild boar sausage, street side teppanyaki, oden, grilled cubed steak & squid, salt & pepper nuggets and the wife’s favorite stuffed red bean cake.

When’s the last time you had a cappuccino from beans…

When’s the last time you had a cappuccino from beans roasted the same day? Go to #14 Coffee House (14號咖啡館), enjoy a cup, say hi to the mascot 蛋/Pi-Dang and don’t forget to bring home a fresh pack. 

立 is another spot in the neighborhood that I need to start a tab…

立 is another spot in the neighborhood that I need to start a tab on. Half cooked marinated egg, from the grill: asparagus, pork cheek, squid, eggplant and chicken skin.

Selections are few the night we hit Liaoning Street Night Market…

Selections are few the night we hit Liaoning Street Night Market (遼寧夜市), so we settled on some minced pork noodles, braised tofu, pork heart and the taiwanese special marinated raw clams.

Okay, this will be the last time I post 佃權, since I’ll be…

Okay, this will be the last time I post 佃權, since I’ll be checking into this neighborhood sweet spot regularly. Amazing grilled scallops, chicken trio- thigh/cartilage/cheese wrap, grilled mochi, amaebi (sweet shrimp), sake, uni, oden and conch. This is a must visit spot in Taipei.

Hakka fare at Tao Qun Hakka Cultural Restaurant in Taipei, Hakka…

Hakka fare at Tao Qun Hakka Cultural Restaurant in Taipei, Hakka stir-fry, sweet potato leaves, delicious pork belly two ways – garlic sauce and braised.