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NCIS: Northern California Inspired Sushi

Tucked away in one of Taipei’s booming hot spots in the East area, Northern California Inspired Sushi (NCIS) offers some of the most savory sushi fusions. Nope sorry, the only marine-based investigation going on here is how to take the freshest fish there is, and turn it into some of the best tasting sushi in […]

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Ya Ge Leather Accessories (雅格皮件)

We’re not usually attracted to the market boutiques in Taiwan. Though there are many different shops with inexpensive clothes and different styles, we find those styles to be rather…unappealing. Also, many of the smaller shops simply rebrand and repackage the same clothes you can find in Wufenpu for less money. However, that’s not the case […]

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The club scene has been around in Taipei for a while now, but if any of the popular clubs have been able to become successful, it’s only because they learned from Luxy. Luxy is by far the most authentic club in Taipei, offering different rooms for both hip-hop and electronic music, as well as lots […]

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Macho Tacos

Mmm…tacos, the staple Mexican food known throughout the world is making its way into Taipei at a fast pace. But with all of the “Mexican” food restaurants popping up over the city, not many compare to the quality or uniqueness of Macho Tacos. This little place, hanging out south of the DongQu market, not only […]

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Amber’s Brunch [closed :( ]

An established restaurant in the East Area, Amber’s Brunch has apparently been serving Taipei since 1978. With a prime location and an outdoor patio, this restaurant is one of the best places you can go to spend your lazy weekends, or your afternoons and nights. That’s because Amber’s Brunch also has lunch, dinner, dessert and […]

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Civic Hotpot (市民大道涮涮鍋)

Hotpot is pretty standardized no matter where you go, so when you are looking for a new hotpot place to go, what should you base it on? Some would say quality, and that’s exactly what Civic Hotpot offers. With grade A meat and fresh ingredients all around, Civic Hotpot is a great place to get […]

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East Area (東區/DongQu)

The best way to describe DongQu is to say it is an upper-class nightmarket. With all of the attraction of normal nightmarkets, DongQu also offers namebrand stores, designer clothes, fine cuisine, and more. Located in the east area of downtown Taipei (obviously), DongQu contains some of the best shopping and dining around.

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