MRT SUN YAT-SEN MEMORIAL HALL Station (國父紀念館站)

[This post will be updated if new information about places around the station comes available. 🙂 ]

Mr. Wish

Info added on July 21, 2021

Mr. Wish
(來特冰淇淋)
Tel: (02) 8772-3721
Add: No. 133, Yanji St., Da’an District, Taipei City
(台北市大安區延吉街133號)
Website (Chinese)

Right ice cream

Info added on July 7, 2021

Just steps away from downtown Taipei’s Songshan Cultural and Creative Park and the soon-to-open Taipei Dome is a shop named Right ice cream. Packed with trinkets and homey retro-style decorations, this shop brings to mind the small neighborhood ice cream scoop shops of days gone by. The extensive menu boasts both local and exotic favorites, including a rarely seen sight in Taiwan: ice cream cake. The owner is a self-taught ice cream connoisseur, using local ingredients to create some of the most interesting and unique flavors you’ll see in a local shop.

Right ice cream shop in Taipei

This is a place that caters to the tastes of both foreigners and locals. On a recent visit I was treated to several trial scoops of some of these flavors, including honey sourced from Yunlin County and banana from Taichung. The ice cream is rich and smooth and has a taste and texture with which foreign visitors will be very familiar. Other options, including grape, strawberry, mango, pineapple, passion fruit, and osmanthus, are equally flavorful.

Right ice cream’s more Taiwanese-style offerings have their own interesting twists as well. The shaved ice is infused with either lemon or brown sugar flavoring, a delightful change from the usual mound of plain shaved ice. Lemons sourced from the southern county of Pingtung are tangy enough to provide some extra flavor, but don’t overwhelm the dish as a whole. Throw some konjac jelly, sweetened adzuki beans, or even sorbet on top, and you’ve got an interesting take on a familiar dish. The sorbet, another familiar Western-style ice treat, is bursting with berry taste and is by far, in my opinion, the best item the shop sells.

Right ice cream
(來特冰淇淋)
Tel: (02) 2762-2008
Add: No. 54, Ln. 36, Sec. 4, Bade Rd., Songshan District, Taipei City
(台北市松山區八德路四段36巷54號)
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Songshan Cultural and Creative Park
(松山文創園區)

A former tobacco factory now used as a cross-disciplinary space for creative experimentation, this creativity incubator for the city is used for related education, performance, and commercial functions. Attractions such as frequent exhibitions and performances and Eslite Spectrum Songyan Store make this a popular place for lovers of cultural creativity. The weekend Goodsmarket for Art & Craft, a large assembly of professionals, is a window for innovative art where travelers can explore unique merchandise and experience Taipei’s cultural atmosphere.

Songshan Cultural and Creative Park– Goodsmarket for Art & Craft

A formertobacco factory now used as a cross-disciplinary space for creativeexperimentation, this creativity incubator for the city is used for relatededucation, performance, and commercial functions. Attractions such as frequentexhibitions and performances and Eslite Spectrum Songyan Store make this apopular place for lovers of cultural creativity. The weekend Goodsmarket forArt & Craft, a large assembly of professionals, is a window for innovativeart where travelers can explore unique merchandise and experience Taipei’scultural atmosphere.

Add: 133, Guangfu S. Rd., Taipei City (enter from Yanchang Rd.)
(台北市信義區光復南路133號)
Tel: (02) 2765-1388
Website: www.songshanculturalpark.org

Eslite Spectrum Songyan Store
(誠品生活松菸店)

Eslite Spectrum Songyan Store

Thiscomplex, utilizing the Eslite Bookstore chain’s market-style operations model,has a performance hall, art cinema, cultural-creative hotel, and other diversefacilities. Within the store are goods by local designers and DIY experiencesare offered, notably glass-blowing and metalsmithing, irresistible forart-loving travelers.

Add: No. 88, Yanchang Rd., Taipei City
Tel: (02) 6636-5888
Website: artevent.eslite.com

Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall (國父紀念館)

National Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall was completed in 1972. People visit this grand and elegant complex to enjoy the architecture and the cultural-arts shows and exhibits. Each day a changing of the guard ceremony is held at the top of each hour from 9 to 5, presenting impressive synchronized movements and rifle technique. Outside, the expansive Zhongshan Park, brimming with greenery and colorful flowers, is great for family outings.

Add: No. 505, Sec. 4, Ren’ai Rd., Taipei City
(台北市仁愛路4段505號)
Tel: (02)2758-8008

Shabu Ong (王鍋屋)

Shabu Ong
Ingredients
Dining

Shabu Ong (王鍋屋)
Tel: (02) 2720-6417
Add: No. 506, Sec. 4, Ren’ai Rd., Taipei City
(台北市信義區仁愛路四段506號)
Website: www.facebook.com/doittrue.com.tw/

Le Kief (菱玖洋服)

Le Kief
Mock tailor shop on the first floor
Bar in the basement
Oolung whiskey sour cocktail

Le Kief (菱玖洋服)
Tel: (02) 2752-5009
Add: No. 36, Ln. 308, Guangfu S. Rd., Taipei City
(台北市大安區光復南路308巷36號)
Website: www.facebook.com/le.kief.09

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Do It True (Xinyi Branch)
(北平都一處/信義店)
Tel: (02) 2720-6417
Add: No. 506, Sec. 4, Ren’ai Rd., Taipei City
(台北市信義區仁愛路四段506號)
Website: www.facebook.com/doittrue.com.tw/

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Halal Chinese Beef Noodles
(清真中國牛肉麵館)
Tel: (02) 2721-4771
Add: No. 1, Aly 7, Ln. 137, Yanji St., Taipei City
(台北市大安區延吉街137巷7弄1號)
Website: www.facebook.com/halal.chinese.beef.noodle/

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Chili House (Da’an Branch)
(四川吳炒手/大安)
Tel: (02) 2772-1707
Add: No. 250-3, Sec. 4, Zhongxiao E. Rd., Taipei City
(台北市大安區忠孝東路4段250-3號 )
Website: www.facebook.com/justhot2007/

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