These are restaurants that I recommend but not planning to do an extensive restaurant review on anytime soon.
1. Pierre Marcolini Chocolate 瑪歌尼尼巧克力藝術沙龍
These are not desserts, these are edible arts.
What to order? Le macaron sablon, sorbet, anything with CHOCOLATE
Address: No.21, Chung Shan North Rd, Section 2, Chung Shan District, Taipei, Taiwan (台北市中山區中山北路二段21號)
Tel: 02 2581 7229
2. pâtisserie Sadaharu AOKI paris 青木定治 (closed down)
A beautiful presentation of fine french pastries infusing Japanese ingredients.
What to order? Macarons, The Valencia cake, Sensuelle, Bamboo
Address: Formosa Regent B2F No.41, Chung Shan North Rd, Section 2, Taipei, Taiwan (晶華酒店台北市中山北路二段41號B2)
Tel: 02 2511 5000
3. Coffee Alley 咖啡弄
A whole new modern spin on millie fuellie.
What to order? Strawberry millie-fueille, waffles, Dutch coffee
Address: No. 253, Zhong Zheng Rd, 2 FL, Shih Lin District, Taipei, Taiwan (台北市士林區中正路253號2樓)
Tel: 02 2888 3322
4. Smith & Hsu 現代茶館
50 teas to select from for all you tea addicts.
What to order? SCONES, SCONES, AND MORE SCONES, oh and tea.
Address: No.33, Section 5, Zhong Xiao East Road, Taipei, Taiwan (台北市忠孝東路五段33號)
Tel: 02 2747 4857
5. Aunt Stella’s Cafe 詩特莉
Best homemade cookies.
What to order? Waffles, homemade cookies
Address: No. 8, Section 5, Zhong Xiao East Rd, Xinyi District, Taipei, Taiwan (台北市信義區忠孝東路五段8號)
Tel: 02 2720 3339