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Brunch has become increasingly popular in Taiwan in recent years, especially in the major centers. But in the land of convenience with 24/7 FamilyMart and 7/11 stores, the traditional sit-down brunch restaurants can be hard to find if you don’t know where to look. Check out our list of the top 10 brunch spots in Taiwan to save you some time and ensure you have the best experience possible finding mid-morning eateries in yummy Taiwan!

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Top 10 Winter-Warmer Hot Pots in Taiwan

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Even though the south of Taiwan has a tropical monsoon climate and the north is subtropical, winter in Taiwan can still feel mighty cold. And while there is no doubt that winters in Taiwan are short and sweet, a lack of heating in buildings can sometimes make them feel even harder to bear than those the winters of Europe! But luckily Taiwan has a remedy: hot pot. Indeed, as the weather gets colder in Taiwan, the hot pots get hotter.

Ranging from approximately TWD100 to 1000, hot pots in Taiwan come in all sorts of different flavors and styles. But whether you eat it to fight off colds or for pure enjoyment, hot pot in Taiwan is not to miss. Here we have compiled a list of our favorite ten winter-warmers to get you started!

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Top 10 Western-Style Restaurants in Taiwan (to satisfy those cravings…)

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Sure, you’re in Taiwan to soak up the unfamiliar culture of this beautiful island. Ok, Taiwan has been called the food capital of the world by CNN, and the home of the best street food by The Guardian. And yes, we haven’t met a foreigner yet who didn’t find something they love to eat in Taiwan. But, every traveller has felt the “McDonald’s moment” at least once before, right? The old refrain is familiar, isn’t it? “Can’t I just eat something that I recognise tonight? Maybe I’ll just eat McDonald’s…”

If that’s you, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve compiled a list of the top ten western-style restaurants in Taiwan, all of which beat McDonald’s hands down. These restaurants sell hamburgers, ribs, fish & chips and hearty brunch. While you will certainly have satisfied your craving for western food by the time you leave, we think the best thing about our selections is that the Taiwanese touch is still present. Taiwanese people have specific taste-buds- even McDonald’s has been Taiwan-ized (spicy chicken burger was invented in Taiwan!). In other words, don’t be surprised if you find some quirks, just embrace it and get some comfort food into you!

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Top 10 Taiwanese Restaurants

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Taiwan has been called the food capital of the world by the CNN, so it would be absolutely criminal to miss out on good old-style Taiwanese cuisine while visiting. But although there is a huge number of Taiwanese style restaurants offering a wide range of different delicacies, sometimes it can be really hard to know where to go. Here, we have compiled a list of our top 10 Taiwanese style restaurants in Taiwan. All of them are relatively upmarket, offering a great dining experience and delicious food. There is something here to suit everyone, from vegetarian food, to Chinese duck, from all-you-can-eat to Bubble Tea. Enjoy!

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