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Little London: Revisited
By Lewis Clark | Published 2015/07/28

When I want a good beer and some face-time with friends… Little London serves up the perfect experience! Coming to Taipei three years ago, I thought I was sacrificing my beloved beer and hangouts with just the right atmosphere to chill with friends, good conversation included! It wasn’t until 6 months into my stay in […]

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GDS Play
By Chris | Published 2015/06/04

There are a lot of places for active life in Taiwan, from the many free basketball and tennis courts spread throughout the parks, to the badminton and squash courts that can be rented cheaply at many of the public gyms. However, it seems that these places are used less and less by our generation, and […]

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Art² – The Double Square Gallery
By Chris | Published 2015/05/18

我有去過很多藝廊,藝術展覽,藝術表演,等等。每一個藝術活動都擁有自己的風格與魅力,但我還是覺得多數都缺乏一個關鍵的因素:就是多樣性,不只是少了多種媒介,也沒有展示很多藝術類型。

不過,最近有一家新開的藝廊引起了我的主意。

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Campus Cafe
By Chris | Published 2015/05/14

I can’t believe it has taken me so long to get here. I first heard about Campus Cafe a while ago and it immediately peaked my interest: A North American college cafeteria style restaurant with a huge variety of delicious and inexpensive food to choose from. What’s not to love?

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Red-Headed Step Child: Fort San Domingo
By Adam Hatch | Published 2015/05/04

我之前寫過我愛台北有很多令人訝異的歷史。台北縣市居民都一定傍晚去過淡水河堤。這裏有市場,餐廳跟美麗的風景。稍微比較沒人知道的是聖多明哥城(紅毛城)。

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Omni
By TTdude | Published 2015/05/02

Luxy (the first club in Taipei) had its run for 12 long years, and they were good years, but now it’s time to make way for a new generation of nightlife: Enter club Omni.

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Secret Base: Zhanlu Cafe (Ruiguang)
By Chin Hu | Published 2015/05/02

Living in Taipei, you definitely cannot neglect your cafes. Regardless if it’s a chain or an independent cafe, you will be able to discover a common principle among the cafes here: It doesn’t matter if business is booming, the cafes will never try to push you to leave! This is also one of Taipei’s common […]

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Fight for Your Dreams: Shuraba MMA
By Chris | Published 2015/04/24

Eliot Corley II has been in Taiwan’s MMA scene for some time now. Coming to Taiwan a little over 8 years ago, he has not only picked up some serious fighting skills and a lot of love for Taiwan’s community, but Eliot has also worked with or met just about everybody in the MMA industry […]

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Writing on the Wall: Shao Shao Ke 勺勺客
By Chris | Published 2015/03/30

You see that interesting looking building? That magical, old-school style restaurant is A-Cai’s 阿才的店, and it’s somewhere I’ve been really interested in trying for a long time. It’s also where I thought we were going to eat on this day…but it wasn’t. The restaurant my friends had booked was a nondescript little restaurant that was […]

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My Beefy Paradise: Danny’s Steakhouse
By Chris | Published 2015/03/23

Happy Birthday to me! There’s only one thing I like better than a steak dinner, and that’s a steak dinner prepared in a wood-fired stove and cooked to perfection. If you are the kind of person, like me, who craves the taste of meat in a primal sort of way, then there is one fine-dining […]

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High-Flying Humans: Peace Street Yoga
By Alexandra Hartline | Published 2015/02/13

Don’t watch that video. Now imagine yourself standing up straight with a complete stranger lying on their back before you with their feet on your hipbones. You tip forward, grasp hands, and suddenly you’re lifted into the air. Your legs are straight and engaged; your back is arched. Your partner has you steadily balanced on […]

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Fairy Cafe
By Chris | Published 2015/02/02

It’s not often that I find myself crawling through the back alleys in Xindian, but I was on a mission to finally find the cafe that so many people have told me about: Fairy Cafe. Imagine my surprise when after turning into the very industrial-looking neighborhood, I was actually greeted with a few very nice […]

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Fight for Your Dreams: Shuraba MMA
By Chris | Published 2015/04/24

Eliot Corley II has been in Taiwan’s MMA scene for some time now. Coming to Taiwan a little over 8 years ago, he has not only picked up some serious fighting skills and a lot of love for Taiwan’s community, but Eliot has also worked with or met just about everybody in the MMA industry […]

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I’m Here
By TT | Published 2011/09/01

Riding a bicycle can be hard work, especially when you are heading to DanShui. That’s why when you need a place to rest, there is an appropriately named cafe called I’m Here. About 20 min. outside of DanShui on the Taipei Riverside Park bike path, I’m Here sits isolated from the city. When you are […]

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Revolver
By TT | Published 2011/12/15

Good music, good times. Revolver is just north of Guting and next to the Chang Kai Shek Memorial hall and there is almost always something going on here which is almost always awesome. That’s because Revolver is not just another bar, but also a livehouse that regularly hosts DJs and bands for good prices.

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O3 Fitness = Physical Awesomeness
By Lewis Clark | Published 2014/08/20

I had the privilege of meeting Ethan “The Gentleman” Garcia a couple months ago at the PROFC 8 weigh-ins here in Taipei. He’s currently the manager and Muay Thai trainer for many rising Taiwanese pro MMA fighters. And to boot, Ethan is opening up a new, dynamic gym in Taipei: O3 Fitness. Being a fitness […]

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Better Than Cheddar: Beer and Cheese
By Chris | Published 2014/01/14

Two of the oldest, most important substances ever created by man have traveled thousands of years and finally come together under one roof here in Taipei. Dating back nearly 10,000 years, the golden ambrosia duo known as known beer and cheese have always been, and will continue to be two of the most refined and […]

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Roxy 99 [moved]
By TT | Published 2011/12/22

The Roxy group of nightclubs and bars has always done pretty well for itself, but not many establishments can compete with the popularity or longevity of Roxy 99. Close to Taiwan Normal University, Roxy 99 has always attracted a lot of students, both local and international; however, it is the mix of Western music and […]

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Art² – The Double Square Gallery
By Chris | Published 2015/05/18

我有去過很多藝廊,藝術展覽,藝術表演,等等。每一個藝術活動都擁有自己的風格與魅力,但我還是覺得多數都缺乏一個關鍵的因素:就是多樣性,不只是少了多種媒介,也沒有展示很多藝術類型。

不過,最近有一家新開的藝廊引起了我的主意。

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Secret Base: Zhanlu Cafe (Ruiguang)
By Chin Hu | Published 2015/05/02

Living in Taipei, you definitely cannot neglect your cafes. Regardless if it’s a chain or an independent cafe, you will be able to discover a common principle among the cafes here: It doesn’t matter if business is booming, the cafes will never try to push you to leave! This is also one of Taipei’s common […]

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My Beefy Paradise: Danny’s Steakhouse
By Chris | Published 2015/03/23

Happy Birthday to me! There’s only one thing I like better than a steak dinner, and that’s a steak dinner prepared in a wood-fired stove and cooked to perfection. If you are the kind of person, like me, who craves the taste of meat in a primal sort of way, then there is one fine-dining […]

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Dream Water
By Lewis Clark | Published 2014/10/02

Ever feel like you just need to get away from it all? It’s perfectly natural considering all of the unnatural stress and stimulus our bodies are subjected to everyday in the modern world. Problem is, we can’t always go on vacation, and even when we do, sometimes the process of traveling and worrying about work […]

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Ed’s Diner
By Chris | Published 2013/08/22

Fresh slabs of juicy, tender, delicious meat. BBQ comes in a wonderful array of tasty styles, from Japanese grills with rich dipping sauces, to good ol’ fashioned American BBQ. However, if you are looking for the meatiest, juiciest, most savory, mouth-watering meat on the planet, then you would be hard-pressed to find anything as good […]

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Frankie’s Pies [closed :( ]
By TT | Published 2011/08/22

Frankie’s isn’t just a pie place, and it probably isn’t the kind of pie you are thinking about either. Frankie’s specialty is delicious pot pies and its famous South African Boere wors pie, but he also has quiche, burgers, homemade fries, and more. And to top it all off, Frankie’s is a full service bar.

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A Yoga Less Ordinary
By Bridget Di Certo | Published 2013/09/26

A Review of Taipei Hatha Bikram Yoga Classes by Bridget Di Certo The prospect of packing into a crowded room heated to about 40 degrees Celsius and twisting your body into a series of contortions worthy of Cirque du Soleil for 90 minutes while sweat pours down your body, your heart rate soars and you […]

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Les Bébés
By TTdude | Published 2013/04/18

Gourmet cupcakes have had a strong following in places like New York over the last couple of years, and for good reason. The cupcakes at places like Les Bébés truly have all of the amazing flavor of a regular sized gourmet cake packed into a little cup. With a huge variety of flavors made with […]

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5 Senses Café
By TT | Published 2013/02/20

Right across the way from Tai Da on JiLong road, 5 Senses café might not be the most convenient place to get your caffeine fix, but as a creative spot with great quality and variety,  it’s definitely worth the trip!

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DaAn Sports Center (Gym)
By TT | Published 2012/07/26

Modern, clean, and cheap! The DaAn Sports Center is a community gym located across from Taiwan National University on XinHai Rd. It’s one of the nicest non-private gyms you can find in Taipei, just right for anybody looking to get in some exercise.

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Leeco Outlet
By TTdude | Published 2012/03/07

Buying name brand goods for a discounted price is a passion for many people. Anyone coming from outside of Taiwan may be very familiar with the magnificence of the outlet mall, and the amount of shopping that can be done in a short time. Well, Taipei has its very own outlet store for savvy shoppers. […]

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Bravo Burger
By TT | Published 2011/12/20

The best burger places in Taipei almost always have something special about them, whether it be unique flavors like Rabbit Rabbit or awesome shakes like Evan’s Burger. However, some places just have really good burgers. Bravo Burger is one of those places. Not only does Bravo have a wide variety of flavors, it also makes […]

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Witch House
By TT | Published 2011/08/24

Witch House really is Magic…The Gathering… Actually, it’s a little bit of everything. Witch House in Gong Guan area, is a live music spot, a cafe, a restaurant, and a shop selling imported board/card games such as Magic, Settlers of Catan, Game of Thrones and more. The best part is that you can stop in […]

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The Wall
By TT | Published 2011/08/01

Live music fans rejoice! There are a lot of artsy places to hear indie and foreign bands in Taipei, but the one of the most renowned music establishments is The Wall Live House. Known for having a variety of performers from many genres, including the heavier of the rocks, The Wall is one of the […]

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Run∞ 「MOVED]
By TT | Published 2011/07/14

Looking for one of the best outdoor dining experiences in Taipei? Run∞ (pronounced run eight) Mexican food and Bar has got you covered. Just off on Yong Fu bridge next to Gong Guan, Run∞ is a bare-bones spot that offers some basic Mexican dishes, a decent amount of alcohol, and a great time.

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Oola [Closed :( ]
By TT | Published 2011/07/06

If you’ve ever been in the American West, then you may have had an encounter with a recent wave of restaurants that have a fresh take on Mexican food. Using the best ingredients and known for a tangy, fresh taste, these restaurants have skyrocketed in popularity in the last few years. Oola Mexican Grill is […]

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Formosa Fitness
By Chris | Published 2013/12/12

Rows upon rows of fancy machines, fully-equipped spas, an energy drink bar, guys taking selfies of their “lifting” and updating facebook…yeah, Formosa Fitness doesn’t have any of that. Instead, what you’ll find is a place you go when you want to build muscle or drop fat quickly. A place where the average person, serious about […]

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Box Nightclub
By TT | Published 2013/07/26

Trying to completely reinvent itself with new decor, better DJs and a classier crowd, Club Wax is now known as Box Nightclub. This all you can drink club is one of the youngest, hippest clubs in Taipei, Box attracts many university students and expats looking to have a good time.

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Les Bébés
By TTdude | Published 2013/04/18

Gourmet cupcakes have had a strong following in places like New York over the last couple of years, and for good reason. The cupcakes at places like Les Bébés truly have all of the amazing flavor of a regular sized gourmet cake packed into a little cup. With a huge variety of flavors made with […]

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Treasure Hunt Flea House (尋寶跳蚤屋)
By TT | Published 2011/12/27

Antique collectors and treasure hunters of all sorts may have had some trouble finding new things to add to their collection in Taipei. However, there is a place just for you. Located in GuTing close to Heping and Roosevelt, Treasure Hunt Flea House provides to warehouse sized rooms and 2 levels of old stuff for […]

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Chamber (秘氏咖啡)
By TT | Published 2011/12/18

Check out this article for more on Chamber! Tucked away into one of the many alleys in the Shida area lies one of the coolest cafe/lounges to hit Taipei since the 1900’s. Chamber is a retro spot with the aesthetic of an old Shanghai speakeasy. With period furniture and design, Chamber offers a relaxing spot […]

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Coffee Garden
By TT | Published 2011/12/08

It’s fairly easy to get your fix if you are looking for coffee in Taipei. But if your caffeine habit is starting to burn a hole in your wallet, you might wanna think about getting your own coffee making equipment. Coffee Garden is a small shop next to ShiDa market. The shop offers a nice […]

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Guling Street Avant-garde Theatre
By TT | Published 2011/10/14

Down a little nook on Guling street sits a small, fairly inconspicuous theater. In fact, this theater is one of the best places to go to see what is happening on Taipei’s current theatrical scene. With fairly inexpensive shows, written, produced, directed, and acted by local artisans, this is community theater at its best. Guling […]

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Magic Bagel (ShiDa)
By TT | Published 2011/10/13

While classier bagel shops like New York Bagel  have a great atmosphere, lots of variety, and top grade quality, there are times when you just have to get yourself a solid bagel. For that we have Magic Bagel, a chain of faster-food bagel shops offering a range of  breakfast, lunch, and dinner all in bagel […]

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MaryJane Pizza
By TT | Published 2011/08/05

If you have been in Taipei for a while, then you have probably heard of Maryjane Pizza. For those of you who haven’t, Maryjane pizza is one of the best known and best tasting pizza places you can go in Taipei. Started by Maryjane, an understudy of a master New York Pizza chef, the restaurant […]

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WuFenPu (五分普)
By TT | Published 2011/11/08

Cheap clothing is not hard to come by in Taiwan, but if you don’t wanna search it out shop by shop, then your best bet is to head on over to the Wufenpu wholesale clothing market. From youthful designs to clothes for the severely aged, Wufenpu carries all styles of clothing in bulk, making easy […]

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High-Flying Humans: Peace Street Yoga
By Alexandra Hartline | Published 2015/02/13

Don’t watch that video. Now imagine yourself standing up straight with a complete stranger lying on their back before you with their feet on your hipbones. You tip forward, grasp hands, and suddenly you’re lifted into the air. Your legs are straight and engaged; your back is arched. Your partner has you steadily balanced on […]

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Yiamas
By Lewis Clark | Published 2014/02/11

What formally used to be Toast, is now known as Yiamas. This fantabulous Greek eatery, under new management, is located the Da’an district. In order to adhere to Greek cuisine, most of the food items from the Toast menu will be removed. However, its top sellers will remain on Yiamas’ menu because, well, that just […]

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The Scent of a Cigar
By Chris | Published 2013/12/25

Suits, scotch, leather, cigars and maybe even a little golf: Not much else would better bring an image of manliness to mind. And as men, we need a place of our own to gather and relax after a long day of work; one that doesn’t involve yoga mats, bath salts or soft music, but rather, […]

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Whalen’s
By mike trends | Published 2013/07/30

In present day Taipei, you can almost turn your head in any direction and spot a Western Style diner of some sort. Because of this competitive market, it’s hard to distinguish what sets these restaurants apart. What makes a diner authentic? What does one restaurant have that another doesn’t? Most of the time, sadly, there […]

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Tajin Moroccan Restaurant
By TT | Published 2013/04/11

One of the rarer styles of food available in Taipei, Moroccan cuisine is unique for its blending of many different spices and international tastes due to its role as a major trading port over the centuries. While there have been a few attempts at creating a nice Moroccan restaurant here over the years, Tajin takes […]

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Dressed [Closed :( ]
By Sam H | Published 2013/03/22

Rising to extreme popularity throughout Hong Kong, Dressed is more than just your everyday salad bar. Using a sleek, modern design and the freshest, healthiest ingredients available, the quickly growing chain is a dream come true for the health and fashion conscious. But Dressed offers much more than salad. With a mix of some great […]

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Boite de Bijou (AnHe)
By TT | Published 2013/02/21

The cool, comfortable air of an enclosed patio, the warm, rich scent of freshly made bread and freshly brewed coffee: this and more await you at Boite de Bijou, where everything is made fresh, right on the spot. This French Patisserie creates some of the finest baked goods in Taiwan. Traditional French bread, cookies, cakes, […]

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The Diner
By TT | Published 2012/07/27

The Diner is one of the most popular Western dining spots in Taipei. With a huge menu spanning breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner, The Diner has consistently made some of the most varied and best quality food in the city, and has gone from one shop into an ever-expanding dining empire.

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Luna D’Italia
By TTdude | Published 2012/02/23

One of the classier Italian restaurants in Taipei, Luna D’Italia sits in a cozy little alley just off of Dun Hua South. A lot of work has gone into making this restaurant look good and making the food suitable for a pickier palate. Both the food and the service at this small piece of Italy […]

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Carnegies
By TT | Published 2011/09/16

Part restaurant, part bar, and completely Western, Carnegies is one of those places you can go anytime of the day or night. Hanging out in SE Taipei by The Diner, Carnegies has a prime location and the bar itself is large. It’s also one of the main places to go out for many foreigners and […]

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Pho (Savoy-DunNan)
By TT | Published 2011/07/12

With a name as simple as “Pho” you might think this place is just another cheap knockoff of Vietnamese food, but we can assure you, it is hands down one of the best Vietnamese restaurants we have ever been to. In fact, in our opinion, it is one of the best restaurants in Taipei. And […]

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Swing Café [Closed :( ]
By TT | Published 2011/07/06

With the many options for Italian food in Taipei, it’s hard to choose just one place to eat. But if you’re looking for a new Italian place or a new place to grab a cup of joe, Swing Café might just be for you. Not too far off of DunHua and Heping E. this stylish […]

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Tiger Surf Shop
By Chris | Published 2014/05/13

Gnarely dude. No matter where you go, surf culture all over the world is the most laid back, accepting and fun-loving you will find. Filled with lots of active surfers that just want to enjoy life and hang with friends, the scene in Taiwan has been slow to gain popularity outside of small local groups, […]

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Rebirth in the Underground: ‘Moonlit Ruins’ Photo Recap
By Sam H | Published 2012/10/06

For the Love of the Music Interesting things happen when the Godfather of Taipei’s dance scene and it’s Grandaddy of party-production reunite. Degenerate factory grounds come alive. Strangers gather in the darkness, following the bass that permeates the walls. Lasers illuminate surreal paintings and structures left by advant-garde artists. A wave of people bob in […]

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G’day Cafe
By TT | Published 2014/11/28

We love brunch, especially good brunch, so it’s always nice to find a new place with good food to fill our guts. G’day Cafe is by no means new, but it is definitely delicious. With lots of Western style breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner to choose from, G’day Cafe is one of our favorite places […]

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The Brass Monkey
By TT | Published 2011/10/19

Since 2003, The Brass Monkey has been one of the most popular nightlife spots in Taipei. With a classic western bar atmosphere and a founding story so incredible you’ll have to read it yourself, Brass Monkey continues to think of new ways to entertain its patrons, as well as keep new ones rolling in.

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GDS Play
By Chris | Published 2015/06/04

There are a lot of places for active life in Taiwan, from the many free basketball and tennis courts spread throughout the parks, to the badminton and squash courts that can be rented cheaply at many of the public gyms. However, it seems that these places are used less and less by our generation, and […]

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The Sanctuary: Animal Rescue, Rehoming, and Shelter – They need your help!
By Adam Hatch | Published 2014/10/12

As amazing of a city as Taipei is, one less than happy circumstance is the treatment of pets. You’ve heard stories and seen the evidence – a puppy-mill shut down by police, feral dogs roaming hiking trails and river parks, maybe something on the news occasionally about animal cruelty.

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Gone Fishin’ for Shrimp!
By Chris | Published 2013/09/17

Everyday, we eat cuisine that has been nicely prepared, cleaned and cooked for us. But have you ever caught and made your own? Those who go fishing or have worked on a farm know all too well what goes into making that tasty fish fillet or hamburger that we eat on a regular basis, but […]

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The Peak
By mike trends | Published 2013/07/22

Taipei is full of amazing dining options and everybody knows it. With such a large international population in the country’s capital, you cannot deny that this fast paced city has almost everything you can hope for when it comes to food. However, when the speed of the city gets to you and you feel like […]

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topo+ cafe
By RV | Published 2013/03/28

Looking for that perfect brunch spot away from the hustle and bustle of the CBD?  Topo+ café  in Tianmu is an excellent blend of innovate design and great quality, great for taking a break from it all.

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Merlot Cafe & Bistro
By Lewis Clark | Published 2015/01/20

Nestled in a quiet alley in the Zhongshan District, Merlot Cafe & Bistro is one of the classiest restaurants in town! It offers a quiet environment, FRIENDLY service and most importantly, food cooked to perfection! Shall we begin? Alrighty then!!! (#AceVentura) Appetizers The Apps (not cell phone apps) at Merlot are outstanding. The Pizza with […]

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Mayan: Mexican Cuisine
By Chris | Published 2014/02/20

Move over Fresh-Mex, full Mexican restaurants are here to stay. While Taipei has had a bit of a good start developing a taste for Mexican cuisine, much of the progress has been in the form of Chipotle or Cafe Rio style fresh-Mex with only the basic taco/burrito combo. But that isn’t the case with Mayan.

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BoxFit brings CrossFit to Taiwan
By mike trends | Published 2014/05/26

If Internet surfing and taking selfies is part of your workout routine, then skip this article. If not, then strap on your headbands and grab a towel, because we’re going change the way you perceive fitness and we’re going to sweat… a lot. Get ready to rediscover fitness with CrossFit at BoxFit Taipei.

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Fika Fika Cafe
By TTdude | Published 2013/05/01

In Sweden, the people love their coffee so much that they actually have a special word for coffee breaks. “Fika” is a word that is somewhat ambiguous, but generally means to have a break with coffee and sweets such as cookies or cake. At Fika Fika Cafe, they love the idea so much, that they […]

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Leeco Outlet
By TTdude | Published 2012/03/07

Buying name brand goods for a discounted price is a passion for many people. Anyone coming from outside of Taiwan may be very familiar with the magnificence of the outlet mall, and the amount of shopping that can be done in a short time. Well, Taipei has its very own outlet store for savvy shoppers. […]

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RaoHeJie (饒河街)
By TT | Published 2011/11/10

Nightmarkets have always been a specialty of Taiwan and Taipei in general, and every one of them is unique in both style and wares. Although RaoHeJie has all of the typical fare of a standard nightmarket, it also has  its own unique feel to it. It combines all of the modern goods you see in […]

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Little London: Revisited
By Lewis Clark | Published 2015/07/28

When I want a good beer and some face-time with friends… Little London serves up the perfect experience! Coming to Taipei three years ago, I thought I was sacrificing my beloved beer and hangouts with just the right atmosphere to chill with friends, good conversation included! It wasn’t until 6 months into my stay in […]

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Bigtom (GuangFu)
By TT | Published 2012/05/17

On a nice sunny summer day in Taipei, there’s nothing better than eating ice cream and avoiding the heat any way you can. That’s why there are places like Bigtom. Sitting within the Sun Yat-Sen memorial area just off of GuangFu South Rd., Bigtom is one of Taipei’s finest when it comes to freshly made […]

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SOHO X Marquee
By Chris | Published 2014/02/12

Want a way to start your night off right? Then you should think about checking out the NEW Marquee and SOHO on Xinyi Rd across from 101. Marquee is everything a lounge and classy restaurant should be. With a downtown Xinyi location, a swanky atmosphere, amazing house DJs, and a large bar with some of […]

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Alchemy
By Chris | Published 2013/09/03

Imagine yourself in the prohibition era. If you want to get a drink, you needed to know not only the secret location of the speakeasy, but also someone who could get you in. Back to the present, sitting hidden on the second level of another nightlife spot across from Taipei 101, there is lounge that […]

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Brown Sugar
By TT | Published 2013/05/01

Jazzy, hip, elegant; it doesn’t get much classier than Brown Sugar if you are looking for a more refined night out. With reservation-only seating, a menu of exquisite cuisine, a wine list that could even impress connoisseurs, and a house band that plays regularly, Brown Sugar is one of the most highly-cultured nightlife venues you […]

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Gordon Biersch
By mike trends | Published 2013/03/07

In Taipei, there are many great quality American style restaurants to choose from. However, if you’re looking for one with good food and amazing beer, then you should definitely check out the Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant. Since 2009, this restaurant has set out to create a genuine Western dining experience in Taipei, and they don’t […]

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LMNT Drink & Eat
By Chris | Published 2013/03/04

Finding a lounge bar with the right mix of good music, drinks, design and atmosphere can be a daunting task. While most lounges in Taipei nail three of the four, it’s rare that you will get find a place that just does everything right. That’s why when Dazzling Champagne was revamped into LMNT, I was […]

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Vapiano
By Chris | Published 2013/02/23

Vapiano may sound decidedly Italian, actually a combination of words coming from an old Italian proverb, the fresh take on casual Italian dining has its origins in Germany. Started in 2002 by a trio of entrepreneurs, the restaurant has grown to 100 locations worldwide, and for good reason. Its unique use of fresh, made-to-order dishes […]

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Lava
By mike trends | Published 2012/11/12

If you’ve ever been walking around Neo19 on a Saturday night, then you’ve probably noticed the loud music and the big crowds surrounding Lava. This club has been a popular venue amongst the younger crowds for a couple years, and it shows no signs of slowing down. If you’re looking for an all you can […]

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The Diner
By TT | Published 2012/07/27

The Diner is one of the most popular Western dining spots in Taipei. With a huge menu spanning breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner, The Diner has consistently made some of the most varied and best quality food in the city, and has gone from one shop into an ever-expanding dining empire.

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Spark [TEMP. CLOSED]
By TT | Published 2012/07/24

One of the most popular clubs in town, Spark always has something going on and a lot of people waiting to get in. Its popularity may be in the fact that the club sits right under 101, or because you can sometimes spot local celebrities classing it up with the rest of the party-goers. Either […]

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Myst
By TT | Published 2012/03/27

Starting right from its opening night, Myst has continued to be one of the hottest clubs in Taipei. It has everything you could hope for in a nightclub, including lots of space, a lounge room, four bars, and an enormous outdoor patio with the best view of Taipei 101 in the city.

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Woolloomooloo
By TTdude | Published 2012/03/01

Combination cafe, bar, restaurant and bakery, Woolloomooloo is one of the greatest spots in Taipei to satisfy almost any craving you might have. Besides a huge selection of imported beers, wine, cakes, pies, pastas and more, WLML also offers a stylish-industrial design with lots of space for meeting friends, clients or strangers.

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*in house
By TT | Published 2011/11/08

Among the multitude of nightlife venues concentrated within Taipei’s 101 area, there sits one of the coolest lounges to ever hit the city. *inhouse boasts an outdoor patio with plenty of seating, as well as a sizable indoor area with regular guest DJs spinning their newest beats. The best part? There’s usually no entrance fee.

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Kliqe Cafe
By TT author | Published 2014/06/27

A New Open Brunch coffee “Kliqe” in Songshan district. Here had a Great atmosphere, Great quality Food, nice price and good reading environment. -Ryoma Heno

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Gordon Biersch
By mike trends | Published 2013/03/07

In Taipei, there are many great quality American style restaurants to choose from. However, if you’re looking for one with good food and amazing beer, then you should definitely check out the Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant. Since 2009, this restaurant has set out to create a genuine Western dining experience in Taipei, and they don’t […]

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Taipei Municipal Stadium
By TTdude | Published 2012/11/12

Originally built in 1956, Taipei Municipal Stadium was mostly used for small track and field events until it was reconstructed in 2009 for the Summer Deaf Olympics. Now used for larger football (soccer) matches and other sports event, the stadium sits between BaDe Road and Nanjing East Road behind the Taipei Arena. Since reconstruction, the […]

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Ruth’s Chris
By TT | Published 2011/11/03

We don’t often list chains on Taipei Trends, but every now and then there is a place so good that it has to be mentioned. One of those places is Ruth’s Chris Steak House. Famous worldwide for its fine dining and classy environment, Ruth’s Chris is recognized by most people as one of the best […]

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Toku
By Lewis Clark | Published 2013/09/04

To avoid confusion, I will refer to the owner of Toku as Mr. Toku because Mr. Toku, the owner/head chef appropriately named his Calfiornia-style sushi restaurant… Toku. A man on a mission, Mr. Toku is Japanese/Taiwanese and spent a lot of time growing up in the U.S. He brings his multiculturalism to the table with […]

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DN Innovación [CLOSED :( ]
By Chris | Published 2013/08/06

Spanish cuisine has a diverse and colorful range of food that we rarely ever get to see outside the typical Tapas joint. Mixing dining styles from all regions of Spain, while at the same time throwing in a generous helping of modern creativity, DN Innovacion stays true to its name, providing some of the best […]

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Human Chess at Taiwan BJJ
By Lewis Clark | Published 2013/06/10

You caught me; I like to break a mental sweat, too. I meant Brazilian Jiu-jitsu (BJJ), not reading the dictionary. BJJ is a martial art which was adapted from Judo (a Japanese martial art) in the early 1900s in Brazil. This style of self-defense demonstrates that a smaller, weaker person can effectively defend against a […]

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Live to Play, Play to Live
By Lewis Clark | Published 2013/05/23

Do you have an old injury keeping you from playing in that rugby tournament? Or maybe it’s the back pain that’s keeping you up at night? Perhaps you’re interested in a more effective way of getting stronger and in better shape? If you do, then we might have a lot more in common than you […]

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Café Café
By mike trends | Published 2013/05/10

Tucked away in the back alleys of the Xinyi area, there is a cafe unlike any other in Taipei.  A member of The Diner family, Cafe Cafe is a Western style cafe with a full menu of great food, a unique, garden-like dining atmosphere and quiet location.

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WOOBAR
By RV | Published 2013/01/19

With over 60 hotels and resorts worldwide and counting, it’s no surprise that the W brand has taken it’s rightful place in the heart of Taipei’s hottest night spot of Xinyi District.  And as with every W estate, a WOOBAR is born… The Environment In keeping with W’s mantra of every property having their own […]

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On the Tip of Your Tongue: HangZhou Cuisine@Yen Restaurant
By TT | Published 2012/11/21

Known for its light flavors, beautiful presentation and delicate cooking methods, Hangzhou cuisine is one of China’s eight major food styles. With a variety of flavors and amazing creations, Hangzhou cuisine continues to be one of the most popular Chinese styles throughout the world. Starting from today (Nov 21) and lasting until Dec 5, Taipei […]

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Classic KanPai (XinYi)
By TT | Published 2012/03/14

BBQ and Alcohol, what more could you ask for from a restaurant? Well, if that restaurant is Classic Kanpai (老乾杯) then you can ask for a lot more, and you would probably get it too. Although all of the restaurants in the Kanpai chain are extremely popular for good reason, Classic Kanpai is on a […]

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Secrets of 228 Park | Part 3: Coming Full Circle
By Adam Hatch | Published 2014/02/18

*In my last two articles I talked about the original use of the area by the local population and Qing authorities, then its development by the Japanese colonial administration (check those out here, and here). The final chapter of 228 Park is a story of some of the darkest atrocities in Taiwan, but thankfully, also […]

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Holiday Market
By TT | Published 2013/10/02

Celebrating the holidays you so cherish and love can be a bit of a task in Taipei. However, if you are feeling the need to get festive, there is a market located close to Taipei Main Station. With available products changing by season, you will be able to get Halloween decorations and costumes, Christmas lights, […]

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XiMen Costume Street
By TT | Published 2012/10/09

As it gets closer and closer to Halloween, you might be starting to freak out if you haven’t found a good costume yet. Well, there’s no need to worry. If you don’t have the time to put one together yourself, you can always rent one of the super high quality costumes from the stores in […]

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Wilbeck Café (XinYang)
By TTdude | Published 2012/06/14

If you ever find yourself feeling in need of a quick pick me up, you can get an amazing cup of coffee for an awesome price at Wilbeck Café. This small and unique chain of coffee shops offers great quality and a nice atmosphere at a couple of different locations around Taipei.

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JiuFengJi Beef Noodle
By TTdude | Published 2012/05/29

The area around Taipei Main station is filled with plenty of coffee shops and restaurants, but if you are feeling adventurous, a little walk west on ZhongXiao Rd. will reveal a remotely placed beef noodle shop named JiuFengJi (九豐記). Known for its unique flavor and award-winning dishes, JiuFengJi is one of the best beef noodle […]

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Qsquare
By TT | Published 2011/12/01

Taipei is department store paradise when it comes to shopping centers. The only problem with that is many of the department stores are fairly bland with their white walls and floors, and come packed with stodgy high-priced brands that may be better suited for grandma and grandpa.  Qsquare, however,  is different. Not only was the […]

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Arashi
By TT | Published 2011/11/29

Taking it on good authority (from an actual Japanese person), Arashi is apparently a fairly authentic Ramen shop located on the second floor of Taipei Main Station. Though the cafeteria-chain style of the restaurant cast some doubts on the actual quality of the food, we were surprised to discover that Arashi offers a very nice […]

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Camera Market
By TT | Published 2011/09/15

Whether you are looking to purchase a top of the line camera or a simple point and shoot, there are a lot of really good camera shops around Taipei. However, there is no area as comprehensive as the camera market near Taipei Main Station.

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Video Game Market
By TT | Published 2011/09/05

There are plenty of places to go in Taipei where you can have a good time, meet with friends, meet new people, and really enjoy the city…or you could just stay at home and play video games. If you choose the latter, then you’re gonna need to keep stocked up on new games. Although there […]

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Taipei Zoo
By TT | Published 2011/12/12

Do you like hiking, fresh air and nature? Well, next time you need a little outdoor activity you might wanna think about heading to the Taipei Zoo. Though most people might think of the zoo as something for kids or tourists, Taipei Zoo is much more than a travel destination. With a huge mountainside area […]

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Argot: Fixie for Femme
By Chris | Published 2015/01/09

Fixed gear bikes are taking the world by storm, especially here in Taipei where bicycle culture is strong in a city that values aesthetics. There are tons of shops popping up all around the city, from customizable shops like Nabiis to off the rack styles in designer shops. But for those in the fixie scene […]

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We Love Cookies!
By Sam H | Published 2012/12/18

Craving cookies or cupcakes? Well if you’re in the NTU/ Gongguan area then go check out We Love Cookies! Run by the charismatic owner TJ Higgins, this delicious little sweet shop is always worth a visit. Carrying some of the best cookies Taipei has to offer, We Love Cookies is always surrounded by the smell […]

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Evan’s Burger
By TTdude | Published 2012/10/21

Originally located in TaiChung (台中), Evans Burger moved to ShiDa in 2007 and continues to remain incredibly popular to this day. The large portions and superior quality of food is enough to keep any burger fan coming back for more. But how does Evans Burger compare with other spots in Taipei? Keep reading to find […]

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Macho Tacos
By TT | Published 2011/10/27

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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Grandma Nitti’s Kitchen
By TT | Published 2011/10/20

With stucco styling and color like something out of the Mediterranean, you might expect Grandma Nitti’s to be something completely different from what it is: a Western style restaurant well-known especially for its breakfast/brunch. Not only is Grandma Nitti’s well-known, it is also one of the longest standing Western restaurants in Taipei, operating since 1989. […]

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Magic Bagel (ShiDa)
By TT | Published 2011/10/13

While classier bagel shops like New York Bagel  have a great atmosphere, lots of variety, and top grade quality, there are times when you just have to get yourself a solid bagel. For that we have Magic Bagel, a chain of faster-food bagel shops offering a range of  breakfast, lunch, and dinner all in bagel […]

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ShiDa
By TT | Published 2011/08/30

One of the most popular and busiest nightmarkets in Taipei city, ShiDa is well known for having shops geared towards artsy, trendy, and international students and young people in Taipei. With an extensive range of restaurants, cafes, clothing stores, art stores, and music venues, ShiDa may very well be the most diverse nightmarket in Taipei.

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MaryJane Pizza
By TT | Published 2011/08/05

If you have been in Taipei for a while, then you have probably heard of Maryjane Pizza. For those of you who haven’t, Maryjane pizza is one of the best known and best tasting pizza places you can go in Taipei. Started by Maryjane, an understudy of a master New York Pizza chef, the restaurant […]

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Friendly Mafia
By TT | Published 2011/07/24

Tired of the all the unfriendly Italian mafia-owned restaurants in Taipei?…Then you should check out Friendly Mafia in ShiDa. Anyone who has been to ShiDa has also probably passed by this stylish Italian place which sits right next to Grandma Nitti’s. And it stands out among other pasta places with its sharp design and class.

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Red-Headed Step Child: Fort San Domingo
By Adam Hatch | Published 2015/05/04

我之前寫過我愛台北有很多令人訝異的歷史。台北縣市居民都一定傍晚去過淡水河堤。這裏有市場,餐廳跟美麗的風景。稍微比較沒人知道的是聖多明哥城(紅毛城)。

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MoNTUE (Museum of National Taipei University of Education)
By HuiPing | Published 2013/06/19

During the day, the MRT train on the brown line proceeds slowly ahead from Technology Building Station to Liuzhangli Station. While passing around the 90-degree corner on to Heping East Rd.,  you can see a modern building with a sculpture of an ear on it. This building is MoNTUE, a fine art museum. And even […]

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5 Senses Café
By TT | Published 2013/02/20

Right across the way from Tai Da on JiLong road, 5 Senses café might not be the most convenient place to get your caffeine fix, but as a creative spot with great quality and variety,  it’s definitely worth the trip!

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DaAn Sports Center (Gym)
By TT | Published 2012/07/26

Modern, clean, and cheap! The DaAn Sports Center is a community gym located across from Taiwan National University on XinHai Rd. It’s one of the nicest non-private gyms you can find in Taipei, just right for anybody looking to get in some exercise.

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Shui Che Yue (ShaCha Hot Pot)
By TT | Published 2012/07/17

Opened by an ex-basketball star from Taiwan, Shui Che Yue (水車月) gets its name from the origin of the ShaCha (沙茶) flavor in Chaozhou. This self-serve hotpot offers more than most all-you-can-eat restaurants, using some of the best meats, appetizers, and ingredients you can get.

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24 Hour Congee
By TT | Published 2011/08/20

After a night of clubbing and partying, sometimes you just wanna find a nice place to hang out, and possibly get a bite to eat. With the exception of McDonald’s and New York Bagel Cafe, there aren’t always a lot of places open late in Taipei. Thankfully, there is 24 hour congee on FuXing South.

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二嫂米粉湯(ErSao MiFenTang)
By TT | Published 2011/08/18

You would think that when living in Taiwan’s biggest city, it should be easy to get some Taiwanese food anytime you want right? Well, it really isn’t… especially when you are looking for good quality Taiwanese food late at night. For those of us who eat late and crave quality, there is 二嫂米粉湯 (Er Sao […]

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191 (Enjoy Bicycle)
By TT | Published 2011/07/29

If your looking for a bike store in Taipei, you won’t be looking long before you stumble into one of the many Giant, Merida, Fuji, Louis Garneau, etc. shops planted in every nook and cranny of the city. However, as we here at TT are somewhat of bike enthusiasts, we have to recommend the places […]

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Pot Pie Cafe
By TT | Published 2011/07/24

Looking for a more traditional Western food than hamburgers and pasta? Pot Pie Cafe brings British style pot pie, as well as “British breakfast”, fish and chips, and different styles of cheesecake. It is an interesting idea and a unique find in Taipei.

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The Aroma
By Chris | Published 2013/06/25

What’s that divine smell coming from Ximending? The scent of freshly baked bread and muffins made from scratch, the tantalizing aroma of masterfully roasted beans brewing to make some of Taipei’s best coffee. The Aroma Cafe is unique in both its culture and its offerings. Born out of a community that is friendly, outgoing and […]

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The Feel of a Fixed Gear
By Joe Fang | Published 2013/02/22

Textures and shapes are important. They allow us to appreciate the fine details of something, whatever it may be. When observing a fire, the flow and shape of the flames possess a hypnotizing charm to them, often drawing our gaze and keeping it fixed on their movement. Embracing this idea of texture and flow of […]

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Taipei Cinema Park
By TT | Published 2012/03/13

The Taipei Cinema Park (located in back of Ximending) is more than just community theater. In fact, it is one of the coolest open-air rec areas in Taipei. In addition to its free outdoor film series events, the pavilion also acts as a weekend market for indie clothes designers, a space for dance and music […]

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XiMenDing
By TT | Published 2011/10/26

Modern, stylish and young: that is probably the best way to describe this sprawling giant of a night market. Known for having the newest fashion trends and a lot of young people, XiMenDing is one of the most popular and active night markets in Taipei. Not only is there an endless range of shops at […]

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Mei Guan Yuan (美觀園)
By TT | Published 2011/10/18

Apparently established just after the end of the Japanese occupation, Mei Guan Yuan has been running since 1946, providing a semi-traditional mix of Japanese and Taiwanese flavors. Located in the historically rich area of XiMen Ding, it’s no surprise Mei Guan Yuan has thrived for so long, especially considering its Japanese heritage.

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The Red House (XiMenHongLou)
By TT | Published 2011/10/12

XiMen’s Red House is a famous site for a number of reasons, from its classical architecture to its history, to its support and fostering of creative culture. It is one of the most popular landmarks in Taipei and offers a lot to do and see. In addition to providing entertainment and housing one of the […]

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Riverside Live House (Xi Men)
By TT | Published 2011/09/14

Among the many places to see live music in Taipei, Riverside stands out as one of the best. Not only has the company been organizing good music for a long time, Riverside has also managed to open three venues, create a number of music groups, and start its own record label. For both popular and […]

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Fairy Cafe
By Chris | Published 2015/02/02

It’s not often that I find myself crawling through the back alleys in Xindian, but I was on a mission to finally find the cafe that so many people have told me about: Fairy Cafe. Imagine my surprise when after turning into the very industrial-looking neighborhood, I was actually greeted with a few very nice […]

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Green Hornet Cafe
By TT | Published 2011/11/22

Whether you live in Xin Dian full-time or you are just visiting, you might be surprised to find that there isn’t any sort of nightlife outside of the Bi Tan Riverside Park or the MRT stop. Although Xin Dian is a smaller area, it should still offer people a chance to get boozed up right? […]

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BiTan (Xin Dian)
By TT | Published 2011/08/20

If you like the water and you don’t have time to make it to the beach, then we’ve got the next best thing. BiTan in Xin Dian is one of Taipei’s nicest areas to visit. It comes complete with nice scenery, outside dining/drinking, markets, entertainment, and even paddle-boats. Better yet, it’s easily accessible by MRT […]

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Burger & Co.
By Adam Hatch | Published 2014/04/08

Special guest article by 5th grade student – Estella – from Tree House Academy! Recently, our teacher Mr. H brought Lily and I to a restaurant that just opened a few months ago. The restaurant is named Burger and Co. and is located on TongAn St. very close to our school. When we got to […]

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Mayan: Mexican Cuisine
By Chris | Published 2014/02/20

Move over Fresh-Mex, full Mexican restaurants are here to stay. While Taipei has had a bit of a good start developing a taste for Mexican cuisine, much of the progress has been in the form of Chipotle or Cafe Rio style fresh-Mex with only the basic taco/burrito combo. But that isn’t the case with Mayan.

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Climontine
By Chris | Published 2013/10/22

Flabbergasted. That’s the only word I can think of to describe my first experience at Climontine. I had never even heard of the bakery, winery, restaurant and cafe before going out with my friends for Sunday brunch, but the experience left me craving for more. A remarkable mix of East and West, the (mostly) bakery […]

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Sappho Live
By TT author | Published 2013/07/16

Sappho Live, a cool, friendly, laid back music venue with the finest in jazz/blues/world music and all night jam sessions, a dance floor, and all washed down with great cocktails, selected wines and beers, and tasty bar snacks. Quiet enough to chat, dark enough to get intimate, there’s live entertainment, and cool bar staff to […]

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Pregame
By mike trends | Published 2013/05/14

We all know that Taipei has an enormous variety of bars, clubs, pubs, and other watering holes. It’s always very exciting to discover a new place to go, especially when it has a lot of character. Pregame is exactly that : a really unique pub style bar with great food, beer pong tables, cheap beer, […]

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Der Löwe Bavarian Restaurant
By mike trends | Published 2013/03/28

Ever wondered where all of the great German restaurants are hiding in Taipei? Freshly ground bratwurst and sauerkraut aren’t easy to find in Taipei, but here’s a little secret: make your way to the area by ZhongXiao Dunhua MRT Station where you’ll find Der Löwe. Authentically German, the food and service in this restaurant are […]

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Second Floor Cafe (Dun Hua)
By TT | Published 2013/02/26

Eating is important to us. So when we go out, we aren’t only looking for good food, but also a comfortable atmosphere to enjoy. Well, Second Floor Cafe has it all and more. This restaurant is one of the best restaurants in Taipei, both in quality of food and design of the space itself. The […]

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Mangiamo: Good Meats = Good Eats
By Sam H | Published 2013/01/25

Like something straight off of a European city street corner, the Mangiamo deli offers an astoundingly comprehensive mix of western-style meats, starting at basics like ribs and salami, and growing to more exotic selections of pancetta, coppa or chorizo. From the ground up, everything about Mangiamo screams quality, and it shows through in everything the […]

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M Club (Micasa)
By mike trends | Published 2013/01/07

Since their grand opening in the spring of 2011, Micasa has built itself a reputation for being a fun and wild venue for weekend party goers. Moving recently to a better location on Xinyi Rd., this popular spot is now named M Club, offering a range affordable options for people who want to go clubbing […]

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Woolloomooloo
By TTdude | Published 2012/03/01

Combination cafe, bar, restaurant and bakery, Woolloomooloo is one of the greatest spots in Taipei to satisfy almost any craving you might have. Besides a huge selection of imported beers, wine, cakes, pies, pastas and more, WLML also offers a stylish-industrial design with lots of space for meeting friends, clients or strangers.

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Caffe Peloso
By TT | Published 2011/11/04

How do you like your cafes? Big and popular, small and cozy? If you chose the latter, then you will enjoy Caffe Peloso on Yan Ji Street close to 101 area. With hand selected and ground coffee, an amazing array of coffee styles and even custom made blends for sale, this is one of the […]

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Red Bull American Char-Grilled Steak
By Chris | Published 2013/09/13

A big ol’ juicy slab of beef, no sauce, no frills. While there are numerous, delicious versions of pulled pork, hamburgers, hotdogs and chicken, char-grilled steak will always be the centerpiece of American BBQ. Big, meaty and simple, steak reflects American culture pretty well, and for better or worse, a proper steak is what I’m craving […]

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DIY Supermarket
By Sam H | Published 2012/12/06

Taipei is a food centric city but somethings are just not easy to find. Especially if your foreign and miss some of those not so local foods. Well, there are a variety of answers to this problem and one of my favorites is the YongHe DIY Supermarket. Located next to the #4 park and close to Yongan […]

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OTS Chess Club
By Chris | Published 2013/09/02

OTS Chess Club is unlike any other club in Taipei. Here, you will find a nightlife spot that is not only more exclusive and intimate than that of the big clubs, it is also the only place you can go to hear good hip-hop that isn’t off of the latest top 20. But, despite its […]

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Primo (again…)
By TT | Published 2013/08/06

The ATT (not 4 fun) building has come a long way over the years, and has seen a few club changes come and go. Now, OTS has taken over with Phoenix and it’s probably the best iteration the venue has seen yet. A nice open bar space with room for dancing and lounging, the club […]

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TFAM (Taipei Fine Art Museum)
By HuiPing | Published 2013/07/10

The Taipei Fine Arts Museum stands in the Flower Expo Park Art Park. From dawn to dusk, it is a great place for leisure and recreation. Here you can not only enjoy different kinds of museum exhibitions in this exclusive art space, but also have a stroll in the surrounding park and other attractions. Just […]

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