Rolling Egg

The Rolling Egg Exterior

Rolling Egg  (Fāngǔnba Dànjuǎn 翻滾吧,蛋捲!) Eggs are rolling into Western-style breakfasts all day long on Tainan’s East Side. Bacon and eggs, omelets, scrambles, Eggs Benedict, pancakes, waffles, and steak breakfasts can be ordered off the menu from open to close. If breakfast food isn’t on your mind, their whole menu is available at any time … Continue reading

Narrow Door Cafe

Narrow Door Cafe (Zhǎi Mén Kāfēi   窄門咖啡) There is a wonderful new movement in Tainan to turn old buildings into funky bars and cafes, as opposed to the previous trend of letting old buildings get torn down and replaced by nondescript new buildings that lack any history or character. In the West, we love our … Continue reading

Breakfast Chains

Breakfast Chains In Taiwan, only convenient stores and tea shops outnumber breakfast chains. And that’s saying a lot. You’ll often see at least one per block and in certain areas you will see several grouped together, all trying to outdo the others in sales of hamburgers, sandwiches, coffee and dàn bǐng. Yes, in Taiwan, hamburgers (or … Continue reading