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Lovely, Light Lunches at Light Cafe
This post originally appeared on Good Day Taipei. Stuffing yourself full of starchy foods at lunchtime is not always the best idea. By [...]
June 28, 2013
Somewhere in Ximending: Somebody Cafe
This post originally appeared on Good Day Taipei. I’m not the biggest fan of Ximending. The only reason I used to go to the [...]
June 20, 2013
Chic Business Lunch at Bunny Listens to the Music
A version of this post originally appeared on Good Day Taipei. Bunny Listens to the Music is a quiet little restaurant tucked into an [...]
June 13, 2013
Calming Tea Time at Hui Liu (回留) Tea Shop
A version of this post originally appeared on Good Day Taipei. I spent a rather lovely afternoon on Friday ignoring all the various [...]
June 10, 2013
Mind on Design: Interview with Pinkoi Founder Peter Yen
What’s the perfect follow-up job for a former start-up wunderkind with a degree in computer science and a love for all things [...]
December 14, 2012
Just Another Ounce More: Relax, The Espresso Place & Ounce Taipei
It’s a good night for a drink (and let’s face it, when is it not?), especially on these rainy winter evenings of late. One wants a [...]
December 06, 2012
“Ni Hao Ma?”: The 543 Guide to Studying Chinese in Taipei
It all starts with an idea: “So I have this crazy idea: I kind of want to study Chinese in Taipei…” If you’re coming [...]
November 02, 2012
Day Trip to Burma: Exploring Southeast Asian Food Street in Nanshijiao
As the weather gets colder by the day, the farthest thing from our mind is a vacation. Memories of summer’s explorations and [...]
October 25, 2012
Meet Me at the W: The 543 Tour of YEN
Does the “W” in Taipei stand for “woo”, for Woobar? Or “warmth”, for the warm colors and cheery atmosphere at The Kitchen [...]
September 26, 2012
Meet Me at the W: The 543 Tour of The Kitchen Table
Do you like pizza? Of course you do. How about a gourmet pizza made with the finest ingredients, lovingly by world-class chefs, served [...]
September 19, 2012
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Never fear if a six-pack of Taiwan Beer isn’t your idea of a good night of drinking; Taipei’s flourishing bar scene caters [...]
Where For Art Though? A Guide To Taipei’s Best Contemporary Art Galleries
Brooding back-alley autonomy and interdisciplinary innovations render the country's contemporary art scene vibrant and wholly unique.
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Meet the lush, more subdued sister to the dizzying spectacle of Dongqu.
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