taipei 101, 象山 (xiang shan) , 淡水 (dan shui)

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAOn our first day in taiwan I was up every hour after 4am, finally at around 6am I decided to get up. Since we were heading to Taipei that day, we decided to get breakfast at around 7:30am. We walked a block to a local breakfast place and ordered a traditional Taiwanese breakfast (my favorite).   This place wasn’t the best I have had but it’s so close to the house that it will suffice for now… Continue reading

soup dumplings (XLB) …so yummy!

photo 1-3A while back one of my co-workers sent me this blog article comparing all the various xiao long bao (小籠包) In the bay area.  A long long time ago 10+ years when I was back in Taiwan, I did have the opportunity to try the original Din Tai Fung in Taipei, which was AMAZING!

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