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WHERE TO EAT IN TAIPEI : THE 'A' TOP

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The A Top. It is located in the southern mountainside of Yang Ming Shan, Taipei  and a thousand meter above sea level, allowing us to indulge in the spectacular views of cityscape and if you were there during the perfect time, you'd be able to capture the beautiful sunset that lies above the metropolitan area and the adjacent mountain area.
The restaurant is reachable via MRT Jiantan station and then by taking a cab. I would suggest that book hours in advance, otherwise you might have to wait for another hours. You can either book table, sofa or private room for special occasion. If I am not mistaken, booking sofa/private room will charge you a minimum purchase of NT 3000. No matter which seat, you still can enjoy the good ambiance and capture the picturesque scene. Don't worry for the ones who are on waiting lists, refreshing and free refill beverages was served to us which I thought was so considerate of the customer service. 
The menu is divided into Western and Asian fo…

WHERE TO EAT IN TAIPEI: PADDINGTON GARDEN

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British double eggs ($250)
Bacon and cheese omelette ($250)
Cacao pancake with mixed fruit ($210)
Original Pancakes

























Spending the previous Saturday with my buddy, Cindy strolling around Dunhua or Dong Qu, Taipei, where you can discover plenty of fancy clothing stores and fancy coffee shops, until the stomachs demanded food and we got tired of walking on heels (I actually). We decided to having a go at  Paddington Garden's dish. The indoor seats were all occupied, thus we had no other options but to choose the outdoor seat, whose lighting turned out advantageous for us to snap some photos while waiting for our meals. What I like about this restaurant is the fast service. I took us no more than 20 minutes to have the waiters served the meals to us. Cindy and I opted for the all day breakfast menu , which includes beverages (tea/coffee) and pancakes that comes with original, vanilla and chocolate flavor. The dessert was luscious, it's too bad we couldn't finish it because we got …