Taipei: On the Ground

Insider Tour Taipei: On the Ground

Get ready to amp up your stay in Taipei, the foodie capital of the world where you’ll want to plan your days around all your meals. Whether you’re visiting for work or play, W Taipei Insider Joyce Hsu has you covered with the coolest tips on what to see, what to make, and, of course, where to eat.


De Loin Hot Pot
No. 391, Xingshan Rd, Neihu District


Mini hot pot is the way to go! The soup base takes 20 hours to prepare, and with a choice of either U.S. or Australian Wagyu beef stock, both of your options are going to be delectable.



Taipei 47

Zhongxiao East Evergreen Terrace, 47th Floor, No. 68, Springfield


Get high with this beautiful fine dining restaurant on the 47th floor of the new Breeze Xinyi with an amazing view of Taipei 101.



Dears Waffle and Cafe

No. 8, Lane 71, Section 4, Ren’ai Rd


The place to indulge in sugar waffles, pastries, and coffee. Come to Dears for brunch or take breakfast to go. Needless to say, it’s dear to our hearts.




Taipei Minsheng East Evergreen Terrace, Lane 36, Lane 1 F, Springfield


Don’t leave town without Taipei’s famous all-natural pineapple cake. Sweet, light, and perfect for a snack on the go.



#68 Wen Chang St.


The coffee experience gets creative with this paint studio cafe, where you can experiment with your artistic talents while sipping on a warm latte for the ultimate in “paintertainment.”



DJ Lessons @Asia-Mixx


Mix it up with some one-on-one DJ lessons from Taipei’s hottest DJs. Nothing like bringing home new talent as your own personal souvenir.


Art Haus

123 sec. 1 Daan Road


This high-end, multi-label shop brought to you by the same team as ARTIFACTS is equal parts art gallery and clothing shop. Browse or buy, it’s the perfect place to surround yourself with beauty.



Crystal Wang

No.9, Lane 236, Sec.1, Dun Hua S Rd.


Explore unique styles from local and international brands in a cute boutique, keeping you in style all day and ready for your close up all night.