It’s been a while, hasn’t it? More than half a semester of college has passed and summer is a distant, distant memory. But remember all that time ago when I posted about restaurants in Taipei? Let’s jump straight back in and talk about street food and dessert restaurants.
Ay-Chung Rice-Flour Noodles (阿宗麵線 a zong mian xian)
Various locations; we went to the main branch at
No. 8-1, Emei Street, Wanhua District, Taipei
台北市萬華區峨嵋街8號之1 tai bei shi wan hua qu e mei jie ba hao zhi yi
No trip to Ximending, the ‘hip and trendy’ area of Taipei (my mom’s words, not mine) where we stayed, is complete without a bowl of rice-flour noodles from Ay-Chung. Be warned, however, that these contain bits of pig intestines, which I didn’t know until I commented on the delicious chewy stuff in my bowl. After I found out I was put off for about 30 seconds…but damn, those intestines are really good, as you can see from how much Alex and Marsha are enjoying their noodles.
A small bowl is NT$40 and a large bowl is NT$50. You can’t get any better than this. Continue reading