One Day Tripper

To a foreign country close enough to visit for a weekend trip. Taiwan’s new standards.

With a burgeoning cultural scene pushing forward in areas of art and design in recent years, new concept shops and other venues appear one after another in old buildings. Besides the well-known entertainment of gourmet foods, night markets, and massages, how about exploring the feeling of “current” Taipei from a local point of view?

How about enjoying a new style of Taiwanese cuisine paired with champagne?

A restaurant whose unique concept is “Taiwanese cuisine and champagne” in Fujin Street, an area known for select shops and other stores that attract attention. The menu items are creatively arranged traditional Taiwanese cuisine that incorporate the essence of French and Japanese food with home-made seasonings. Resident sommeliers propose the perfect champagne to match the variety of dishes.

Fujin Tree Taiwanese Cuisine & Champagne
No. 17, Lane 199, Dunhua North Road, Songshan District,Taipei City
TEL: 02-8712-8770
Open: 12:00 - 14:00, 17:30 - 21:30
Open throughout the year
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A concept shop that brings the traditional culture of rice to the city.

mi ri yi li ye jin fa ben cuo
No. 296, Section 1, Dihua St, Datong District,Taipei City
TEL: 02-2557-5567
Open: 11:00 - 18:00
Closed on Tuesday
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Have a glass of premium craft beer while feeling the pleasant breeze!!

A beer bar run by a brewery from Taipei, Taihu Brewing, which has won a number of prizes including the gold medal at the International Beer Cup. In addition to its own original craft beer, about 14 kinds of carefully-selected tap beers from around the world are always in its lineup. While feeling the pleasant breeze blowing between high-rise buildings, taste a proud glass of beer that has a fresh sourness and a subtle bitterness.

chou yin shi Landmark
No. 68, Section 5, Zhongxiao East Road, Xinyi District,Taipei City
TEL: 02-2722-0592
Open: 17:00 - 23:30 (Saturday 15:00 - 1:30, Sunday 15:00 - 23:30)
Open throughout the year
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Play Design Hotel
No. 156-2, Taiyuan Road, Datong District, Taipei City
TEL: 02-2555-5930
5 rooms, 3,600 yuan~/ night, 2 persons/ room
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Enjoy the fresh juice that stimulates girls’ hearts!

A juice stand that you can find by its pastel blue tiles. Since they want to serve the original taste of fresh fruit, they liquidate fruit by blender without any sugar or ice after receiving an order. Including the popular menu item Cosmic flame, every one of the 20 kinds of mixed juices and smoothies are colorful, and will surely catch girls’ hearts.

hua tian guo shi
No. 40, Lane 160, Section 1, Dunhua South Road, Da’an District,Taipei City
TEL: 02-2711-0234
Open: 13:00 - 20:00 (- 21:00 on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday)
Open throughout the year
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Preserve a memory of Taiwan by experiencing the classic letterpress printing that continues on to this day.

The only specialty store for type casting in Taiwan, which started in 1969. The second-generation owner, Mr. Chang Chieh kuan, casts types, drawing upon inherited letterpress printing techniques still maintained in Taiwan. The square style created 100 years ago in Shanghai, old Chinese characters in Gothic type, hiragana and katakana character plates, and other types are all exhibited in one place. Create your original printed material or a name card to truly feel the deep letterpress printing.

ri xing zhu zi hang
No. 13, Lane 97, Taiyuan Road, Datong District, Taipei City
TEL: 02-2556-4626
Open: 9:00 - 12:00, 13:30 - 18:00 (9:30 - 12:00, 13:30 - 17:00 on Saturday and Sunday)
Closed on Monday and Tuesday
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