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Getting My Seafood Addiction On

Before I went to Taiwan, I asked for recommendations from my friends. One of the top recommended places to dine was Addiction Aquatic Development (上引水產 / shang yin shui chan) located near Songshan Airport (松山機場 / song shan ji chang). Addiction…

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Riding the Cronut Trend

Coming off of the cronut craze in the US, I dropped by Drip Cafe to checkout how Taiwanese do the croissant donut (可拿滋 / ke na zi). The location that I went to is one block off of Zhongxiao East…

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The Sweet and Creamy Taste of Taiwanese Snow

One of the more popular desserts in the United States, to come out of Taiwan recently, is shaved snow. Shaved snow, unlike shaved ice is primarily frozen milk. Probably one of the most talked about shaved snow places in Taiwan…

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Perusing Contemporary Art at MOCA Taipei

Located in an old school building built around the turn of the 20th century, the Museum of Contemporary Art Taipei features the latest and greatest when it comes to, contemporary art (當代藝術 / dang dai yi shu). As a contemporary art…

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My First Themed Cafe, Pompompurin Cafe

Located in the Att 4 Fun building on the food court level is a cafe dedicated to Pompompurin (布丁狗 / bu ding gou), the happy Golden Retriever from Sanrio with a beatnik hat. This was my first experience with a…

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Mascot Love

With so many brands competing for attention in Taiwan, logos often take the back seat to adorable mascots (吉祥物 / ji xiang wu). It’s hard to walk around without seeing a mascot emblazoned over windows, walls, and street signage—each, gently…

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