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Ji Pin

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Fika Fika Café

Fika Fika Café (No. 33, Yitong Street, Zhongshan District, Taipei) – this café has become popular among Taiwanese-Americans who are familiar with the “Fika Fika” brand back in USA and elsewhere. No doubt, the coffee serves there is good (along with the snack foods served there as well). This Fika Fika café gets higher points […]

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Din Tai Fung

Din Tai Fung (No. 194, XinYi Road, Section 2, Taipei) – the Shanghai soup dumplings served here (a.k.a. xiao long bao) are popular favorites among locals and visitors alike – in particular classic flavors like pork with crab or shrimp. Diners are advised that the best way to eat dumplings is to dunk the dumpling […]

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Bellini Caffe

Bellini Caffe (No. 228, FuXing North Road, ZhongShan District, Taipei) – this bright, open space restaurant serves thin-crust pizzas and various Italian meals – ranging from half-roasted free-range chicken (stuffed with truffles & mascarpone cheese – served with red wine sauce), to grilled lamb chops with yuzu pepper, roasted red snapper with dried scallop sauce, […]

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Addiction Aquatic Development

Addiction Aquatic Development (No. 18, Alley 2, Ln 410, Minzu East Road, Taipei) – this is a Sushi restaurant located within a popular fish market, which makes this a popular spot for lunch. Since diners can also buy sushi (and other fish to go), this restaurant is reminiscent of similar places at Chelsea Market in […]