The cool thing about living in Taipei is you can attend all sorts of classes, some of which might not be so easily accessible even in its “country of origin”. We went to the Beitou Museum for a Japanese wagashi (sweets that go with the bitter matcha) making session. Set in a historic… Continue reading
Taiwanese and French fusion seems to be in vogue in the recent years. In Taipei, there are restaurants like this that basically converted the old buildings of the city into Taiwanese-tradition-chic restaurants serving fusion cuisine. Other than “Flesich” in the old Taipei city, this Toh-A’ is another popular place for dine-out.
The Dihua Street near the Taipei Main Train Station area used to be the “downtown” of Taipei in the old days where people traded tea, fabric, Chinese medicine and all kinds of goods. For the past few years, artsy cafes and stores that integrate the local traditional elements into the…
Kumamon Cafe in Taipei – Why not?
Yellow Lemon – An Exquisite Dessert Bar in Taipei City
The Dazhi area of Taipei City (reachable via MRT) has become a place with high-end dessert cafe/restaurants. These cafes have highly creative and ellaborate dessert dishes and the place is spacious and not so noisy. We went to the newly opened dessert bar – Yellow Lemon.
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這學期上的陶藝課程讓我們可以在鶯歌的陶藝博物館的園區燒窯，不過這次特別的是我們燒的是 “柴燒“, 也就是作品不上釉，色彩＆亮度等靠燒柴時的 “灰” 落在作品上然後在高溫的環境中產生顏色變化。這整個過程這次來講是 4 天, 也就是日夜都需有人在窯旁邊監控溫度，溫度需變或低於標準時，就須趕緊…