The Toasteria

If you fancy a couple of slices of fresh, hot toasted bread with some molten cheese inbetween, head over to the Toasteria, Taipei’s latest sandwich shop. It’s small and generally always busy, so you might be better ordering something on the go. They offer a wide range of fillings to choose from as well as ... Read more


Escape41 is owned by a friend of a friend that happens to be another foreginer living in Taiwan. The restaurant is located by the waterfront just outside of Kaohsiung City. They serve up a wide range of different types of food, including some really unusual burger toppings. Although I haven’t been down there yet, I ... Read more

Black man beef noodle

This is possibly the best beef noodle place in all of Taiwan, the soup is rich and beefy and the beef is really soft and tender and the noodles are some of the best you can get as well. The location is on the map below, and you can call them on (02) 2913-5899, but ... Read more

Cosi o Cosi

Cosi o Cosi is a decent little Italian restaurant on Dunhua south road, section 1 and the food is generally quite good there. Some stuff is slightly over priced, but most of it is quite tasty. They also have a large selection of imported beer for those interested in that. They don’t have a website, ... Read more

Alleycats Pizza

If you like decent pizza and calzone, then Alleycats should definetly be on your list if you live in Taipei. Although I’ve only been to one of the five restaurants (the one on LiShui St), I can highly recomment them. The food is good and it’s also one of only a few outlets in Taipei ... Read more