Wednesday, 18 September 2013

Taiwan Day 3 (Taipei) : Xi Men Ding 西门町

7D Taiwan trip December 2012 : Kaohsiung + Taipei


Took early HSR back to Taipei. Ordered this macaroni and cheese + egg on HSR and was superb melty!! Breakfast was satisfying ^.^

Xi Men Ding 西门町
Nearest train station: Ximen station 西门站

Exit 6 of Taipei Ximen metro station to enter Xi Men Ding - the young fashions district in Taipei. Many students love to shop there. I have also noted down the places to go in xi meng ding. They are Ah Zong Mee Sua, SOPHiSCA and Modern Toilet Restaurant.

Typical streets at Xi Men Ding 西门町

First stop - 阿宗面线


阿宗面线
Seriously, this is the best mee sua I ever had in my life. It was so silky and chilli was so good! Sadly we only had it once the whole trip. I hope it 发扬光大 (expand internationally) to Singapore. Okay, maybe not. Then will not as special anymore (like SOPHiSCA :x).
Ah Zong mee sua ! I am so craving for it right now. It's soooo silky..
Ay-Chung Flour-Rice Noodle 阿宗面线

Xi-Meng-Ting Headquarter/西门町总店: 
Address: No.8-1, Emei St., Wanhua District, Taipei City
Opening Hours: 11:00 to 22:30 (Mon – Thu); 11:00 to 23:00 (Fri – Sun) 

Shilin Branch/士林分店: 
Address: 1F., No.24, Lane 101, Wenlin Rd., Shilin District, Taipei City  
Opening Hours: 15:30 to 01:30 (Mon – Thu); 15:30 to 02:00 (Fri – Sun) 

Xinyi District Branch/东区分店: 
Address: No.2, Lane 17, Sec. 4, Zhongxiao E. Rd., Xinyi District, Taipei City 
Opening Hours: 11:00 to 21:30 (Mon – Thu); 11:00 to 22:00 (Fri – Sun) 



TRY THIS FRIED MOCHI ! It was soft, chewy and not-sticky-to-your-teeth at all! I have tried black sesame and its original flavour - peanut. Love the black sesame flavour. I think there are black pepper crab or teriyaki flavour but couldn't remember. *thumbs up*

Fried Mochi
Black sesame flavour mochi


Second stop - SOPHiSCA "a sweet place for sweethearts"  菓風小舖


It has thousands kinds of fun, interesting and creative products such as the shape crafted candy, cotton candy, lollipops, chocolates and health nuts. Examples are condom shaped chocolate, pads packaging candy floss, mahjong tiles chocolate and etc. 

SOPHiSCA
Recently I just found out that it has opened a branch at Singapore Changi Airport Terminal 3. ~.~ 

Last stop - Modern Toilet Restaurant 便所主题餐厅


Had this couple of times though the food was not very fantastic but we always go for the atmosphere and experience. We were asked to put down our number as the waiting time was 1 hour ~.~ We saw many Singaporean there too. So remember to make reservation first then continue shopping nearby. 

Customers will be sitting on a toilet bowl and having meals on a bath tub. Foods will be served in mini toilet bowls, bath tubs and urinals. 
Atmosphere 100%
Food 60%





Modern Toilet Restaurant 便所主题餐厅
Address: No. 7, Lane 50, Xiníng South Rd, Wanhua District, Taipei City, Taiwan


Enjoying Taipei so far!




Back to Taiwan Day 2 : Fo Guang Shan 佛光山
Back to Taiwan Day 1 (Kaohsiung) : Dream Mall + Liu He night market

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