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shanghai shanghai, taipei

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Odd title.

After an afternoon at the hot springs to help us recoup from our fun evening out (see: taiwanese breakfast post for non-details), Jessica’s aunt was nice enough to take us to one of her favorite restaurants. As is the common theme of this trip, no clue where in the city this is. The only landmark I have for you – this is near the first McDonald’s in Taipei.

Most of the dishes they ordered were vegetarian but she also got 2 meat dishes for me and Julia. This was interesting. They came out with a bowl of what appeared to be rice krispies. Then came a bowl of sweet and sour sauce with veggies and shrimp. They poured that entire shebang onto the rice krispies (yes, it snapped, crackled and popped). The result is oddly good. It tastes like your average sweet and sour dish but the krispies give it an interesting texture since they retain a bit of their crunch.

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Written by joann

October 26, 2008 at 11:59 pm

Posted in chinese, taiwan, travels

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