This may not be the best example of bee hoon soup in Taipei, but at 2am in the morning, it would do very well.
What would you do at 5.30am in the morning in Taipei? (A) Go for a run around Freedom Plaza 自由廣場 (B) Go to Xiang Shan 象山 to watch sunrise (C) Queue up for Fu Hang Soy Milk
The stars have landed in Taipei, and I am sure there will be a frenzy of star gazers going to these fine restaurants. And I am pretty sure the prices will become astronomical in a flash.
I have said many times that the best Japanese food outside of Japan can be found in Taiwan. Taiwan has been blessed with the best ingredients that are used for Japanese cuisine, and as a result of the colonization by Japanese produced an exemplary crop of Japanese chefs training locally. Thus they are more creative,…
Taiwan was once a Japanese colony. They left a lot of influence in its culinary traditions. One was teppanyaki, and in Taipei you can get really high quality teppanyaki at a fraction of the price of Tokyo. Kigetsu 季月 was one of the new kid on the block.
Located up in the hills of Maokong, you can take a cable car from Maokong station next to the Taipei Zoo. This restaurant served tea-inspired dishes in a rustic setting.
This is not really a restaurant though it served snacks and coffee. It is highly recommended for a quiet afternoon or evening, enjoying the sunset or the quiet coastal scenery at Tamshui in Taipei.
Dinner at 三井日式料理 Mitsui Japanese Cuisine 三井日式料理 Mitsui Japanese Cuisine
Mitsui is one of the premium Japanese restaurant in Taipei. From a humble 10 seater to the current 7 restaurants serving the fines Japanese food, Mitsui showed the way of the apprentice overtaking the master. I find the creativity here endless, and coupled with the freshest ingredients, you have Japanese par excellance. I started going…
Other than Japan, no other place has embraced the Japanese culinary cultures and made it its own. I am talking about Taiwan. Despite a period of colonization by the Japanese, the Taiwanese has not rejected this kink in history to disown all the best of Japan has to offer. And Teppanyaki, a live cooking style…